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Date:      Mon, 24 Jun 2013 07:50:55 -0700
From:      Waitman Gobble <>
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Subject:   Re: Is There Any Buyable Laptop for FreeBSD 9.1 That Is Simple to Set Up?
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On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 5:44 AM, Joseph Mingrone <> wrote:
> -Edwin Hale <> writes:
>> Therefore, my question is ultimately:-
>> Is there any 17"64-bit laptop that will readily support FreeBSD 9.1 with wireless connectivity to an external hotspot?

You may wish to consider running PC-BSD.
It seems there has been work to support RTL8188CE, but I'm not sure
it's available in 9.1. Buying a supported wireless card on ebay will
cost about 10 to 20 dollars US, and replacing it takes 5 to 15
minutes. Some of the laptops have a list of 'allowed' hardware burned
into the BIOS, which may cause an issue booting with a different
wireless card, but it's probably not the situation on your L755.

Waitman Gobble
San Jose California USA

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