1. K

    Laptop Thinkpad X1 Extreme (Levono)

    Hello community, as I’ve asked to my friend Trev (but I solicit him very much): here’s my problematic: I was thinking about laptop and I’ve seen a lot of threads/discussions told that a laptop (the Thinkpad X1 carbon 6th generation from Levono ) is just the perfect desktop to use FreeBSD « out...
  2. S

    Manually Backporting Drivers?

    My laptop uses the RTL8188EE chipset for WiFi, which recently landed support in FreeBSD with this commit. I'd like to be able to use this new driver on my laptop while remaining as close to a "stable" system as possible. What's the best way to go about doing this? I'm not sure if the driver...
  3. N

    Configuring Ralink wireless device

    How can I configure Ralink rt3290 wifi adapter device for wifi connection?
  4. S

    PF Firewall on FreeBSD Laptop

    I'm playing around with PF on my laptop, mostly to get a better understanding of how it works so I can get it working on my home server. I'm attempting to block all incoming traffic except that which I'm expecting to receive from Syncthing and KDE Connect. This is the content of my pf.conf...
  5. vermaden

    HOWTO: The Power to Serve - FreeBSD Power Management

    I would like to share an article about power management in the FreeBSD system. The Power to Serve - FreeBSD Power Management #verblog #freebsd #power #battery #laptop #desktop
  6. rigoletto@

    Laptop with mechanical keyboard.

    Hi. I just found out THIS Razer laptop has a mechanical keyboard. IDK if it is good, or not or what, but are you aware of any other laptop with mechanical keyboard? Cheers! :beer:
  7. vermaden

    HOWTO: FreeBSD Desktop - Part 1 - Simplified Boot

    Hi, I described my way of simplifying the FreeBSD boot process for laptop/desktop machines. Regards, vermaden
  8. T

    Installing on Asus laptop

    So I got a new laptop, and I thought I'd install FreeBSD on it like I did with my old one. Dual booting with Windows. But it seems this hardware probably won't work well with FreeBSD. It has Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 Wireless Network Adapter (with wi-fi and Bluetooth), Intel HD Graphics 620...
  9. N

    Solved Preventing DVD detection at boot

    How can I modify FreeBSD boot/startup process so it doesn't check or try detecting a CD-ROM/DVD? I am using `FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE-p3` on a 2004 `Toshiba` laptop as a pfSense box. The laptop has what seems to be an incompatible (or most likely just too old) DVD player. Some I/O identification...
  10. rawn027

    MacBook 12" A1534 No Keyboard in sysinstall

    I have a MacBook 12" with an Intel Core M processor ( that boots into FreeBSD 11.1 just fine from a USB key but has no keyboard once I reach the sysinstall screen.
  11. coyote_zed

    ram usage

    I am new to FreeBSD and have recently installed it on my Laptop that has 16 Gb of ram. I chose to use ZFS for the hdd and installed mate for my desktop environment. I've noticed that at times the machine will be using over 90 percent of the ram ... typically after I've mounted and external hard...
  12. T

    USB ports on a HP docking station doesn't work properly

    I have a "HP UltraSlim Docking Station" (product number B9C87AA) for my HP EliteBook Folio 9470m laptop. The docking station provides power and ports (usb, vga, DisplayPort, ethernet) to the laptop when the laptop is docked. On my laptop, I run FreeBSD: tingo@kg-elitebook$ uname -a FreeBSD...
  13. E

    Can I run *BSD on my lenovo

    I have a lenovo z40-70 intel i3-4030U 8GB RAM NVIDIA 720m I have both windows & linux installed but I use NVIDIA prime package to switch GPUs I mostly use the Intel GPU so that I can hibernate the PC. I was wondering if my hardware would be compatible or if I would need to tweak it in order...
  14. poorandunlucky

    (Dual Ethernet) Laptop to use as server/gateway

    Does anyone know any good brand and model of laptop to use with FreeBSD? I mean, it's already got a battery and everything, you can find them cheap used, you can shove them in a mini fridge... with USB3 and eSATA, like... why not? Hardware is sometimes hit and miss... chipsets, controllers...
  15. Stinger 0143 configuration hell

    Laptop: Asus model X540S. Wireless: Atheros model AR5B125 does seem to work, as well as most other hardware. Xorg "intel" driver fails because no valid screens are found in FreeBSD. I have attached files from a working Fedora 25 Linux distribution on this laptop: the output of "lspci -vv" as...
  16. asys

    Can I do anything about unsupported wireless card?

    I have asked a similar question in this thread(59187#post-342471) but I'm not the author of the thread so I figure a new thread would be a good idea. My laptop comes with Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 wireless card and I have all the reason to believe that it will not be supported well through its...
  17. K

    FreeBSD laptops wiki

    Hi, I tried to install freeBSD 10.3 on hp zbook 17 G3 and want to update freeBSD laptop wiki page ( with my findings but could not find a way to do. The page encourages you to do so if you test new laptop. Does anyone know how to update...
  18. V

    FreeBSD on Thinkpad T460

    Hi, I am considering the Thinkpad T460 as my next laptop. Could anyone please let me know about the hardware support? Would it be a decent choice to run FreeBSD on? The T460 is not listed here, any input would be helpful. Thanks.
  19. atomicbeef

    Solved Synaptics Issues On Thinkpad X1 Carbon

    Hello everyone, I'm having issues setting up Synaptics on my Thinkpad X1 Carbon running 11-CURRENT. I know CURRENT isn't supported, but I wanted to make sure I wasn't just having problems with X. I started off by following the instructions on the wiki and this leads to a mostly working...
  20. T

    vesa driver doesn't work on Toshiba Z30-B-10W laptop

    Got myself a new laptop, Toshiba Z30-B-10W. Intel Core i5-5200U, Broadwell-U, Intel HD Graphics 5500. Since the intel driver won't work, I tried the vesa driver. First without a xorg.conf, then with this one: root@kg-z30b# more /usr/local/etc/X11/xorg.conf_intel # hand crafted xorg.conf...