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Re: Centrino support?

From: Johannes Hofmann <Johannes.Hofmann@xxxxxx>
Date: 04 Mar 2005 15:11:13 GMT

Tsume <tsume@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello community,
> How is everyone feeling today?
> Am interesting question, Does DragonflyBSD support centrino?
> I'm talking about eXecution Bit protection, stepping technology, and other  
> functions which the pentium M allows to save energy while providing decent  
> speed to the end user. I've just ordered a Pentium M 1.7GHz and hopefully  
> nothing goes wrong with my order. I'm hoping to install DragonFlyBSD on  
> the laptop. Every piece of hardware should be compatible with a bit of OS  
> modification(Intel Wireless 2200 built-in card).
> There is a project which supports my card. Maybe it would be easy to  
> include in DragonFlyBSD.
> http://damien.bergamini.free.fr/ipw/

The ipw driver is running nicely under DragonFly on my Centrino thinkpad, see

I also have a slightly hacked version of /usr/ports/sysutils/est and 
/usr/ports/sysutils/estctrl to slow down the CPU if it is not needed.
Let me know, if you need the sources.

> My lovely laptop weighs 6 pounds and uses a 6-cell battery.
> The wonders of Centrino technology. The wonders of having a real notebook  
> which has at least 4.5+ battery life.

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