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Default OpenBSD on the Dell Vostro A90 - 01-14-2010, 04:02 PM

I have installed OpenBSD 4.6/i386 on the Dell Vostro A90 / Mini 9. The install is absolutely vanilla, no kernel recompiles or anything else. I had to replace the WiFi card with an older Intel 3945abg, but beyond that, no changes were made.

The following hardware is tested and working:
Keyboard (X and console)
Mouse (X, haven't tried console mouse)
Wired NIC
SD card reader - also works with SDHC
Power management

Bluetooth is recognized but I haven't tested it. Same for the audio and webcam.

But out of the box, a lot of stuff works! So for anyone considering the Mini / Vostro as a target for on the move OpenBSD, jump in, the water's fine.
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Default 01-14-2010, 04:49 PM

Thanks for the info.

Mini 9 | Intel 5100 Wifi | Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook
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