Annotation of wikisrc/laptops.mdwn, revision 1.14

1.2       reed        1: This page lists and links to pages about laptops, notebooks,
                      2: and portable computers that work (or do not work) well with NetBSD.
1.1       reed        3: 
                      4: For i386-based netbooks also see
                      5: <http://www.netbsd.org/ports/i386/netbook.html>.
                      6: 
                      7: [[!toc ]]
                      8: 
1.3       reed        9: ---
                     10: 
                     11: # Acer
                     12: 
1.4       reed       13: ## Acer Aspire One 532h-2588
1.3       reed       14: 
                     15: As of current in July 2010:
                     16: Missing speedstep support (reed has patch for this).
                     17: No ethernet (Atheros AR8132 PCI-E Fast Ethernet).
                     18: No wireless (Atheros AR9285 Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n).
                     19: 
                     20: ---
                     21: 
1.9       reed       22: # Apple
                     23: 
                     24: ## iBook G3/600 with Radeon 7500 16MB VRAM
                     25: 
                     26: Used since NetBSD 1.6 or so.
                     27: Works nice with NetBSD/macppc.
                     28: No suspend support on NetBSD.
                     29: No modem support (some usb attached modem attaching as [[!template
                     30: id=man name="ugen" section="4"]].
1.10      reed       31: No WPA on NetBSD with [[!template id=man name="wi" section="4"]] (in contrast
                     32: to Mac OS X).
1.9       reed       33: NetBSD/5.1_STABLE has problem that keyboard doesn't
                     34: work in xdm after logout;  solved by forcing a xdm restart upon
                     35: logout.
                     36: 
1.13      ryoon      37: 
                     38: ## MacBook Air 11 inch (mid 2012)
                     39: 
                     40: NetBSD/amd64 6.99.11 works without some devices (for example, internal WiFi).
                     41: In detail, please see [[How to install NetBSD/amd64 current on MacBook Air 11 inch (mid 2012)|/users/ryoon/how_to_install_netbsd_amd64_to_macbook_air_11_inch]]
                     42: 
                     43: 
1.9       reed       44: ---
                     45: 
1.1       reed       46: # Dell
                     47: 
                     48: ## Dell Latitude D610
                     49: 
                     50: NetBSD/i386 5.0.0.
                     51: Audio works (i82801FB (ICH6)).
                     52: Wireless with iwi (vendor 0x8086 product 0x4220).
                     53: For X11, using xf86-video-intel-2.2.1nb1 package.
                     54: 
1.3       reed       55: ---
                     56: 
1.11      reed       57: # Fujitsu
                     58: 
                     59: ## Fujitsu FMV-BIBLO LOOX P70WN
                     60: 
                     61: NetBSD/i386 5.99.55.
                     62: Wireless with wpi works properly only when ACPI is disabled with "boot netbsd -2".
                     63: 
                     64: ---
                     65: 
1.9       reed       66: # HP / Hewlett Packard
                     67: 
                     68: ## HP nc6120
                     69: 
                     70: 5.1 did not have a working X.
                     71: 
1.10      reed       72: Almost everything works with -current: sound, wireless, X11.
1.9       reed       73: Did not try resume/suspend.
                     74: Did not try the memory card slot recently.
                     75: 
                     76: 5.1 and -current have wired ethernet stability problems.
                     77: It gets watchdog timeouts and resets.
                     78: 
                     79: X11 has a stability problem where a program can make total garbage on the
                     80: screen (except the mouse pointer) and lock up the server. Repeatable with a
                     81: certain image viewer which shows very big images. The machine does not
                     82: freeze: power off button powers down smoothly, (but can not switch consoles to
                     83: try to kill the X server).
                     84: 
                     85: ## HP Pavilion laptop, dv9750
                     86: 
                     87: NetBSD 5.1, audio, webcam, Ethernet, kb/touchpad work fine.
                     88: Broadcom Wireless 4312 does not work.
1.7       asau       89: 
                     90: ## HP ProBook 4310s
                     91: 
                     92: NetBSD i386 5.99.55
                     93: Audio works (ADI AD1984A).
                     94: Wireless with iwn (vendor 0x8086 product 0x4232).
                     95: No ethernet (vendor 0x11ab product 0x436c).
                     96: SDHC at sd*, Bluetooth.
                     97: Doesn't work with NetBSD 5.
                     98: 
                     99: ---
                    100: 
1.6       jruoho    101: # IBM / Lenovo
                    102: 
1.9       reed      103: ## ThinkPad T22
                    104: 
                    105: Works perfect (sound, display, all devices, infrared port not tested).
                    106: 
                    107: ## ThinkPad T61
                    108: 
                    109: Used it since NetBSD 4.x.
                    110: With Intel GMA, X works great.
                    111: In netbsd-5 there is a patch to make trackpoint/touchpad initialize correctly.
                    112: Requires  [[!template id=man name="hdaudio" section="4"]] instead
                    113: of  [[!template id=man name="azalia" section="4"]] to make headphones work.
                    114: Cardbus port doesn't work properly.
                    115: Expresscard not tested/tried.
                    116: 
                    117: ## Lenovo ThinkPad T61p
                    118: 
                    119: Following -current for the last 18 months or so (2012-12).
                    120: As close to perfect as one gets. Suspend/resume didn't work at the
                    121: time; not tried it since.
                    122: 
1.12      wiki      123: ## Lenovo ThinkPad T500
                    124: 
                    125: in the version with ATI graphics. Has a tendency to run hot and then to not
                    126: reboot cleanly (gets stuck after printing the mainbus line at boot);
                    127: 5min off for cool-down usually fix this. This doesn't usually occur when
                    128: only the Intel on-board graphics get used. No known errors while running.
                    129: 
1.6       jruoho    130: ## ThinkPad X60s
                    131: 
                    132: Everything works. Requires `PCI_BUS_FIXUP` and `PCI_ADDR_FIXUP` [[!template
                    133: id=man name="options" section="4"]].
                    134: 
1.9       reed      135: ## ThinkPad X41
                    136: 
                    137: Works fine (sound, display, all devices, bluetooth, modem not tested).
                    138: Standby is broken for me in -current (~2012-01-12) but worked in 5.1.
                    139: 
1.6       jruoho    140: ## ThinkPad X61s
                    141: 
                    142: Everything works. Requires `PCI_BUS_FIXUP` and `PCI_ADDR_FIXUP` [[!template
                    143: id=man name="options" section="4"]].
                    144: 
1.9       reed      145: ## Thinkpad X201
                    146: 
                    147: Running -current since March 2011.
                    148: Working graphics (with the vesa driver), audio, trackpoint, wired
                    149: and wireless LAN.
                    150: Does not wake up after suspend (drives spin up but the display
                    151: stays black and the LED indicating a sleep state stays lit).
                    152: 
1.14    ! ryoon     153: ## Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130
        !           154: 
        !           155: With NetBSD/amd64 6.0
        !           156: 
        !           157: * Bluetooth adapter is recognized as ugen0 (should be patched like MacBook Air mid 2012 11-inch's one probably)
        !           158: * Native X.org needs xorg.conf that has vesa driver entry, and sometimes X.org starts with slightly wrong resolution (xrandr is useful).
        !           159: * Sound is recognized as hdaudio, and not tested.
        !           160: * Network adapters are not tested. Wired LAN adapter is detected as re0, and WiFi adapter is not recognized.
        !           161: * Card reader is not recognized
        !           162: 
1.6       jruoho    163: ---
                    164: 
1.1       reed      165: # Toshiba
                    166: 
                    167: ## Toshiba Satellite A215-S7422
                    168: 
                    169: NetBSD/amd64 5.99.38, but booting with "boot netbsd -2" to disable ACPI
                    170: but has no keyboard use.
                    171: See <http://gnats.netbsd.org/39275>.
                    172: Audio works with hdaudio (vendor 0x10EC product 0x0268).
                    173: 
                    174: ## Toshiba Satellite L350-S1701
                    175: 
                    176: NetBSD/amd64 5.99.38.
                    177: Wireless with iwn (vendor 0x8086 product 0x4232).
                    178: For X11, using xf86-video-vesa-2.3.0nb1 package.
1.5       reed      179: Sometimes X starts up on wrong resolution.
1.1       reed      180: The MMC works on sd0.
1.5       reed      181: Some USB failures.
                    182: Audio works with hdaudio (vendor 0x10EC product 0x0268).
1.3       reed      183: 
1.8       wiki      184: ---
                    185: 

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