Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Nov 2013 17:21 UTC
OpenBSD

We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 5.4. This is our 34th release on CD-ROM (and 35th via FTP). We remain proud of OpenBSD's record of more than ten years with only two remote holes in the default install.

That track record remains impressive - no matter how often I see it.

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RE: best laptops for openbsd?
by KrustyVader on Tue 5th Nov 2013 02:43 UTC in reply to "best laptops for openbsd?"
KrustyVader
Member since:
2006-10-28

I'm interested in power management, graphics acceleration, good hibernation/sleep, proper use of bus modes eg USB, ATA3, etc


I'm pretty sure you can forget about graphics acceleration not matter which hardware you get.

I daily use an Acer Aspire One D255 for network management, monitoring, etc; with a couple of USB devices (serial adapter and extra NIC).
Almost everything works great. I never tried to use power management, and the SD card reader is not supported. But i guess that a 10 inch netboot is too small for your needs.

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moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

NVidia does support FreeBSD, not sure if the drivers work under OpenBSD though.

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ddc_ Member since:
2006-12-05

They don't work, and nouveau isn't ported.

http://news.gmane.org/find-root.php?group=gmane.os.openbsd.misc&art...

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

It is a monolithic kernel. It doesn't really do anything like modules like Linux or FreeBSD

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

3D works as long as it isn't nvidia.

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