Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Site Navigation

FreeBSD/amd64 Project -- motherboards

On this page we try to collect information about motherboards for the amd64 architecture and their ability to run FreeBSD. If a particular motherboard is not listed here, chances are we do not know about it. Please submit new entries or correction of existing entries using send-pr(1) or web form. Please set category to www.

Manufacturer Model Northbridge Chipset / Socket Submitter (optional links) Tested FreeBSD version Notes
Abit AV8 VIA K8T800 / Socket 939 Daniel O'Connor 5.3-RELEASE On-board ethernet controller (vge(4)) does not work unless statically compiled into kernel.
Abit AX8 VIA K8T890 / Socket 939 Joel Dahl 6.1-STABLE Fully functional, including sound (snd_via8233(4)) and integrated NIC (stge(4)).
Abit AX8 v2.0 VIA K8T890 / Socket 939 Joel Dahl 6.1-STABLE Fully functional, including sound (snd_via8233(4)) and integrated NIC (stge(4)).
Abit KV8 Pro VIA K8T800 / Socket 754 Andrew Pantyukhin (dmesg) 5.4-RELEASE, 6.0-BETA vge driver still have some minor issues both on 5.4 and 6.0.
AOpen vK8T800a-LF VIA K8T800 / Socket 754 Richard Hodges 6.0-RELEASE On-board re0 ethernet works, audio works with snd_via8233(4). USB and Firewire untested.
Arima HDAMA rev.G AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Dan Langille 6.1-STABLE
Asrock 939Dual-SATA2 ULi 1695 / Socket 939 Martin Matuska (dmesg) 6.0-RELEASE Onboard ethernet and audio are not supported.
Asrock ConRoeXFire-eSATA2 Intel 945P / LGA 775 Diego Depaoli 6.2-RC2 Audio unsupported - works with snd_hda driver in 7-CURRENT. Network with if_re unusably unstable, works fine with vendor driver.
Asrock K8NF4G-SATA2 nVidia nForce 410 / Socket 754 Bart Van Loon 6.0-RELEASE On-board ethernet and audio chips are not supported.
Asrock K8Upgrade-1689 ULi 1689 / Socket 754 Paul Norcott 6.0-RELEASE
Asus A8N-E nVidia nForce4 Ultra / Socket 939 Bengt Ahlgren (dmesg) 6.1-STABLE On-board nForce ethernet controller (nve(4)) timeouts on 6.1-RELEASE, runs flawlessly on 6.1-STABLE. SATA works fine. Audio works with snd_ich driver. Cool'n'quiet supported.
Asus A8N-SLI nVidia nForce4 SLI / Socket 939 Alex Pirvulescu 6.0-BETA3 On-board nForce ethernet controller (nve(4)) hangs with timeout, SATA works, RAID not tested.
Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe nVidia nForce4 SLI / Socket 939 Florent Thoumie (dmesg) 5.4-STABLE On-board nForce ethernet controller will only work with nve(4) which is only in 6-CURRENT (as of Apr 2005). On-board nForce SATA RAID controller works with 6-CURRENT of June 6 2005 and newer. On-board SiI 3114R SATA RAID controller untested. Sound works (snd_ich driver).
Asus A8N-VM CSM nVidia nForce 430 / Socket 939 William Miskovetz 6.1-RELEASE On-board nForce ethernet is not detected, works with nfe driver. SATA RAID controller, USB, Firewire works. Sound untested.
Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe nVidia nForce4 SLI / Socket 939 Marco Kessler 6.1-BETA4 No problems with ethernet nve0 or nVidia RAID controller. Marvell 88E8053 NIC and Sil 3132 RAID unsupported. Thermal zones nor fan speeds in ACPI does not work.
Asus A8V Deluxe VIA K8T800 / Socket 939 Sangwoo Shim (dmesg), Brian Thomas (dmesg) 5.4-STABLE, 6-CURRENT (Apr 2005) Functional.
Asus A8V-E Deluxe VIA K8T890 / Socket 939 Dejan Lesjak (dmesg, pciconf, sndstat) 6-CURRENT (Jul 2005) SATA ports recognized but not tested, onboard RAID not tested. Onboard NIC (Marvell 88E8053) not recognized. Onboard wireless (Marvell) not recognized, ndis unsuccessful. Onboard sound works.
Asus A8V-MX VIA K8M800 / Socket 939 Andrew Tovstik (dmesg) 6.1-RELEASE Functional.
Asus K8S-LA SiS 760 / Socket 754 Mike M 5.4-STABLE On-board graphics misbehaves. This is OEM for Compaq/HP Pavillion a1007w-b.
Asus K8S-MX SiS 760GX / Socket 754 Nikita Staroverov 6.1-PRERELEASE Random freezes with onboard SATA controller, SATA-RAID not recognized. Onboard ethernet not recognized. AGP not recognized.
Asus K8N-E nVidia nForce3 250 / Socket 754 Nikolay Pavlov 6.1-PRERELEASE On-board Marvell ethernet is not supported.
Asus K8N-VM nVidia nForce 410 / Socket 754 Kai Hugo Hustoft Endresen 6.2-STABLE Everything works, except ACPI. The sound card needs the snd_hda driver.
Asus K8N4-E nVidia nForce 4.4X / Socket 754 Marcin 6.2-RELEASE Works fine. Sound untested.
Asus K8N4-E SE nVidia nForce 4 4X / Socket 754 Andreas 6.1-RELEASE Functional. RAID untested.
Asus K8V SE Deluxe VIA K8T800 / Socket 754 Clément Martin (dmesg) 5.4-STABLE xmbmon does not autodetect correct monitoring mode, needs -I flag.
Asus K8V-MX VIA K8M800 / Socket 754 Joao 5.5-BETA, 6.1-BETA Functional. Sound and firewire not tested.
Asus K8V-X VIA K8T800 / Socket 754 Joseph Koshy 6-STABLE, 7-CURRENT On-board audio untested. The on-board sk0 ethernet controller had issues with 5.3-RELEASE, but is stable on more recent versions of FreeBSD.
Asus K8V-X SE VIA K8T800 / Socket 754 Geoffroy Desvernay 6.0-RELEASE Sound not tested. Tested with 5.4 too.
Asus M2A-VM AMD690G / Ati Radeon X1250 / Socket AM2 Gabriel O'Brien (dmesg) 6.2-RELEASE Onboard ethernet works (if_re card), onboard videocard works, sound not tested. Onboard SATA is seen as Generic ATA
Asus M2N8-VMX nVidia nForce 405 + GeForce 6100 / Socket AM2 Matt Dawson (dmesg) 6.2-RELEASE Gigabit LAN is Attansic L1 chip, not supported. Everything else OK.
Asus M2NBP-VM CSM nVidia nForce 430 / Socket AM2 Matthias Goos 6.2-RELEASE Works fine. Sound untested.
Asus M2NPV-VM nForce 430 + GeForce 6150 / Socket AM2 Bernd Selig, Martin Matuska (dmesg, dmidecode, pciconf, acpidump) 6.2-STABLE Works fine. On-board ethernet controller recognized by nve(4). Sound untested.
Asus M2V VIA K8T890 / Socket AM2 Matt Dawson (dmesg) 6.2-RELEASE Sound (Attansic L1) not supported. Everything else OK.
Asus M2V-MX VIA K8M890 + VIA KT8237+ / Socket AM2 Mihail Keepa 6.2-RELEASE Works: SMP, IDE, SATAII (JMicron JMB363), LAN RLT8100C, USB, internal video (on console, X untested). Untested: SATA (KT8237A), onboard sound
Asus M2V-TVM VIA K8M890 / Socket AM2 Kenneth Lind (dmesg) 6.2-RELEASE On-board audio (Realtek ALC655) with snd_via8233.
Asus P5G-TVM Intel 915G GMCH / Socket LGA775 Jan Blaha 6.0-STABLE PS/2 mouse is broken in console as well as in X. Realtek Gigabit ethernet detected by re(4), but not tested. SATA works fine. Sound works with snd_ich(4). Integrated graphics chip i915G is supported by i810(4) Xorg driver. Hardware acceleration via DRI is not supported.
Biostar GeForce 6100-M9 nForce 410 + GeForce 6100 / Socket 939 Vikash 6.0-RELEASE On-board ethernet controller is not detected. ATA controller is marked as generic and works at ATA33 highest.
Celestica A2210-SCSI AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Joshua Myles (details) 5.4-RELEASE Similar to HP ProLiant DL145.
Dell Dimension E521 nVidia nForce 430 / Socket AM2 Federico 6.2-RELEASE Works fine with BIOS rev. 1.1.4. snd_hda driver used for sound.
Dell PowerEdge 1850 Intel E7520 / 2x Intel Xeon EM64T Vivek Khera 6.1-RELEASE Everything functional.
Dell PowerEdge 800 Intel E7221 / Socket LGA775 Vivek Khera 6.1-RELEASE On-board Dell CERC SATA RAID controller recognized by aac(4). Runs fine with ACPI Timers disabled in loader.conf.
Dell PowerEdge SC1425 Intel E7520 / 2x Intel Xeon EM64T Vivek Khera 6.1-RELEASE Fully functional. Only tested with single processor.
Dell PowerEdge SC430 Intel E7230 / Socket LGA775 Vivek Khera 6.1-RELEASE Tested with Pentium D, all works flawlessly. No PS2 connectors, USB only.
ECS (EliteGroup) GeForce6100SM-M nVidia nForce 405 + GeForce 6100 / Socket AM2 Donald (dmesg) 6.2-RELEASE Functional. Onboard Broadcom LAN not recognized. Audio untested.
EPOX EP-9NDA3+ nVidia nForce 3 Ultra / Socket 939 Joao (dmesg) 6.0-STABLE Functional. Sound and firewire not tested. Very picky about memory modules in dual-channel setup.
EPOX EP-9NPAJ SLi nVidia nForce 4 SLi / Socket 939 Joao (dmesg) 6.1-PRERELEASE Functional. Sound and firewire not tested.
Gigabyte GA-7A8DW AMD 8111/8131/8151 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Eric Toll 5.4-RELEASE On-board SiI SATA controller untested, it's RAID functionality unsupported (used 3ware card instead, with 3ware drivers, without issue).
Gigabyte GA-K8N51GMF nVidia nForce 4 / Socket 754 Zoltan Tanczos, Mavka 6.1-RELEASE, 6.2-RELEASE Functional. Sound untested.
Gigabyte GA-K8N51GMF-9 nVidia nForce 4 / Socket 939 Jan D.S. Wischweh 6.0-RELEASE On-board ethernet controller is not supported. Sound untested.
Gigabyte GA-K8NE v2.0 nVidia nForce 4 4X / Socket 754 Alexander Konovalenko 6.1-STABLE On-board ethernet nve0 works fine, SATA works, sound not tested though it works on i386 with snd_ich driver. RAID not tested.
Gigabyte GA-K8NF-9 nVidia nForce 4 / Socket 939 Niels (dmesg) 6.0-BETA4 FreeBSD does not boot when SATA disks have the RAID option enabled in the BIOS but are not configured for RAID. On-board Ethernet doesn't work.
Gigabyte GA-K8NS nVidia nForce3 250 / Socket 754 Francisco Reyes 5.4-RELEASE On-board ethernet and RAID are not recognized, SATA without RAID works. Audio not tested.
Gigabyte GA-K8NS (Rev 2.x) nVidia nForce3 250 / Socket 754 Roman Bogorodskiy (dmesg) 6.x, -CURRENT On-board ethernet works via nve(4). On-board sound works via snd_ich(4). USB also works and SATA RAID not tested.
Gigabyte GA-K8NS Pro nVidia nForce3 250 / Socket 754 Tony Sweeney 5.4-RELEASE Functional.
Gigabyte GA-K8NSC-939 nVidia nForce3 250 / Socket 939 Gary W. Swearingen 5.4-RELEASE Sound and USB untested.
Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-SLI nVidia nForce4 / Socket 939 Bjoern A. Zeeb (dmesg) 7.0-CURRENT (Oct 2005) nve(4) not working at all, no driver for second onboard NIC (Marvell 88E8053). BIOS rev. F7 seems to be most stable, F8 and F9 break LBA48 support, F10s (beta) and F10 break CPUID_APIC. Audio, SATA-RAID, USB, Firewire untested.
Gigabyte GA-K8U ULi M1689 / Socket 754 Matt Dawson (dmesg) 6.1-PRERELEASE On-board sound not supported. The AGP bus needs 6-STABLE for DRI support.
Gigabyte GA-K8VT800 VIA K8T800 / Socket 754 Adriaan de Groot (dmesg) 5.3-RELEASE, 5.4-STABLE On-board ethernet is Realtek. Sound untested, but should work.
Gigabyte GA-K8VT800 Pro VIA K8T800 / Socket 754 Andrew Pantyukhin (dmesg) 6.0-RELEASE
Gigabyte GA-M61P-S3 nVidia nForce 430 + GeForce 6100 / Socket AM2 clemens fischer (dmesg) 7.0-CURRENT (Oct 2007) On-board sound works via snd_hda(4). On-board ethernet works via nve(4). SMBus works via kern/108830 patch as this chipset only needs a few PCI-IDs added.
HP ProLiant BL45p blades AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 4x Opteron Atilla Nagy (dmesg, acpidump, pciconf) 5.4-STABLE Functional.
HP ProLiant DL145 G1 AMD 8111/8132 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Affan Basalamah (dmesg) 5.4-RELEASE Works.
HP ProLiant DL145 G2 nVidia nForce 4 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Atilla Nagy (dmesg, dmesg) 6.0-RELEASE Both SATA and SCSI models were tested. On-board nVidia SATA controller only works in 6.0 and newer.
HP ProLiant DL360 G4 Intel E7520 / 2x Intel Xeon EM64T Quéniart Yann (dmesg) 5.4-RELEASE Functional.
HP ProLiant DL360 G5 Intel E5000P / 2x Intel Xeon EM64T Richard Moeller 6.1-RELEASE Functional. Requires bce(4) change of BCE_MAX_SEGMENTS for issue during certain network conditions.
HP ProLiant DL380 G4 Intel E7520 / 2x Intel Xeon EM64T Atilla Nagy (dmesg) 5.4-STABLE Functional.
HP ProLiant DL385 AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Barry Boone 6.0-RELEASE
Intel D865GSA Intel 865G / Socket LGA775 uzhiel 6.1-RELEASE Functional. Onboard video not tested.
Intel DP35DP Intel P35 / Socket LGA775 Pav Lucistnik 6.2-STABLE (Oct 07) Onboard ethernet chip is not supported, needs em-6.4.6 driver from Intel, or 7-CURRENT. Onboard Marvell IDE chip is not supported, needs 7-CURRENT. Onboard SATA chip is not supported in AHCI mode, switch to RAID mode in BIOS, or use 7-CURRENT.
Intel S3000AH Intel 3000 / Socket LGA775 Dede Suhendra (dmesg) 6.2-RELEASE Functional.
Intel S5000VSA Intel 5000V / Socket 771 Lasta Yani (dmesg) 6.2-RELEASE Functional.
Iwill H8501 / QK8S-8P AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 8x Opteron Ketrien I. Saihr-Kesenchedra 5.3-RELEASE System has only been boot tested remotely without console. All 8 CPUs detected, possible ACPI problems. Intel 82546EB untested. IPMI untested.
MSI K8D Master-F (MS-9131) AMD 8131/8111 / 2x Socket 940 Guy Helmer 5.4-RELEASE Functional. Tested with dual Opteron 242 CPUs.
MSI K8D Master3-FA4R (MS-9161) AMD 8131/8111 / 2x Socket 940 Guy Helmer 5.4-RELEASE Tested with dual Opteron 252 CPUs. SiI SATA controller untested (used SCSI drive on Adaptec 29160 instead).
MSI K8M Neo-V VIA K8M800 / Socket 754 Mike Smith 5.4-STABLE Random panics caused by VIA 8237 SATA controller. Random hardlocks when playing audio.
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum nVidia nForce 3 / Socket 939 Roman Divacky 6-CURRENT (April 2005) Does not boot with ACPI. Broken IRQ tables in BIOS, ACPI does not work, PS/2 keyboard unusable. Boots with ACPI enabled in RELENG_5.
MSI K8N Neo4 Platinum rev. 3.0 nVidia nForce 4 / Socket 939 Pav Lucistnik 6.1-RC On-board nForce network chip stalls often under 6.1-RELEASE, fixed in -CURRENT. Temperature readouts via ACPI does not work, mbmon works.
MSI K8T Master2-FAR VIA K8T800 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Damian Gerow 5.4-STABLE Picky about memory modules. SMbus does not work.
MSI K8T Neo-FSR VIA K8T800 / Socket 754 Roland Smith 5.4-STABLE Functional.
MSI K8T Neo2-F VIA K8T800 / Socket 939 Martin Matuska (dmesg, dmidecode, pciconf, acpidump) 6.2-STABLE Works fine. Sound untested.
MSI K8T Neo2-FIR VIA K8T800 / Socket 939 Pav Lucistnik (dmesg) 5.4-STABLE BIOS update was needed to recognize memory sticks.
MSI K9NGM-L nVidia nForce 410 + GeForce 6100 / Socket AM2 Ruslan A. Afanasiev 6.2-RELEASE Functional. Sound not tested.
MSI K9NU Neo-V ULi M1697 / Socket AM2 Szczepan Cwiklinski 6.2-RC1 Sound works with snd_hda drivers. On-board ethernet not supported.
MSI K9VGM-V VIA K8M890 / Socket AM2 Cy Schubert 6.2-STABLE Functional.
MSI RS480M2 ATI Radeon XPRESS 200 / Socket 939 Torfinn Ingolfsen (dmesg) 5.4-STABLE Does not boot with ACPI turned on, needs hint.apic.0.disabled="1" in /boot/loader.conf. Sound not supported, USB not tested. On-board Radeon graphics chip not supported (only VESA works).
MSI RS482M4-ILD ATI Radeon XPRESS 200 / Socket 939 Douglas Perkins 6.0-RELEASE On-board audio is not supported. SATA not tested.
Soltek SL-K8TPro-939 VIA K8T800 / Socket 939 David 5.4-STABLE
Sun Fire V20z AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Atilla Nagy (dmesg) 5.4-STABLE Functional.
Sun Fire X2100 nVidia nForce 4 / Socket 939 Andras Got (dmesg) 6.0-RELEASE nVidia ethernet controller fails with timeouts. PXE boots only from nVidia interface. bge(4) interface works. On-board RAID tested. Can only connect USB keyboard to this machine.
Sun Fire X4100 AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Vivek Khera 6.0-RELEASE Has no PS/2 ports, must use USB keyboard on rear connector (front connector for some reason does not like USB keyboard at boot). Only has low-profile PCIx sockets, making expansion tricky. Everything is functional, except onboard SCSI controller, which is not recognized (LSI SAS controller).
Supermicro H8DA8 AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Joao (dmesg) 6.2-PRERELEASE Runs fine.
Supermicro H8DAR-8 AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Guy Helmer 6.0-BETA2 Boots stock SMP kernel. Built-in Broadcom bge interfaces seem to be working OK. Built-in AIC7902 U320 SCSI operates successfully with Seagate ST3146854LC drive (no errors or warnings). Tested with Opteron 275 (dual-core) CPUs. IDE, USB interfaces not tested.
Supermicro X6DA8-G2 Intel E7525 / 2x 604-pin FC-mPGA4 Erik Power 5.4-RELEASE The default kernel included with the 5.4-RELEASE amd64 distribution does not see hard drives attached via the Intel ICH5R SATA/ATA controller. Workaround is to boot using safe mode during install and when booting default kernel. After compiling a kernel, ata(4) works fine and the system boots normally. SMP kernel installed and working. LAN, audio, USB working. ZCR not tested (no driver for Adaptec 2010-S), AIC7902 U320 SCSI not tested.
Supermicro X6DHP-8G2 Intel E7520 / 2x 604-pin FC-mPGA4 Larry Rosenman 6.0-STABLE
Supermicro X6DHR-8G Intel E7520 / 2x 604-pin FC-mPGA4 Guy Helmer 5.4-RELEASE Boots stock SMP kernel. UP kernel must be booted in "safe mode" (or hint.apic.0.disabled="0", tried both BIOS revisions 1.2 and 1.2a). LAN working. UHCI controllers seem to cause interrupt storm. AIC7902 U320 SCSI operates successfully with Seagate ST373207LC drives (gives an "Invalid Sequencer interrupt" when probing the SCSI bus, but then continues).
Tyan Thunder h1000E (S3970) Broadcom BCM 5785 / Socket F - 2x Opteron Nicole Harrington 6.2-PRERELEASE Works well. Issues when used with three or more hard drives.
Tyan Thunder K8QS Pro (S4882) AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 4x Opteron Ulf Kieber 5.4-RELEASE, 6.0-RELEASE Apparently unstable on 5.4, works fine on 6.0.
Tyan Thunder K8QW (S4881) nVidia nForce Pro 2200 / Socket 940 - 4x Opteron Joao 6.2-RELEASE Functional.
Tyan Thunder K8S Pro (S2882GNR, S2882UGNR) AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Ketrien I. Saihr-Kesenchedra 5.2.1-RELEASE, 5.3-RELEASE, 5.4-RELEASE, 5-STABLE Onboard SCSI is aac. Tested extensively with amr(4). No stability problems. Tested to 8GB (8x1GB). IPMI Unavailable for testing.
Tyan Thunder K8SD Pro (S2882-D) AMD 81111/8131 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron David Newman 6.0-RELEASE Running great.
Tyan Thunder K8SR (S2881) AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Nicole Harrington 6.2-PRERELEASE Works flawlessly.
Tyan Thunder K8W (S2885) AMD 8111/8131/8151 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Sean, Marc Olzheim (dmesg) 5.4-STABLE, 6-CURRENT Running great.
Tyan Thunder K8WE (S2895) AMD 8131 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Damian Gerow 5.3-RELEASE, 5.4-STABLE SCSI untested. On-board nVidia ethernet controllers are not supported by net/nvnet port. ACPI required.
Tyan Thunder n3600B (S2927) nVidia NFP3600 / Socket F - 2x Opteron Nicole Harrington 6.2-PRERELEASE Works fine, except no network adapters detected (two nForce Pro 3600 MAC with two Marvell 88E1116 single port Gigabit ethernet PHY).
Tyan Tiger K8W (S2875) AMD 8111/8131/8151 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Ketrien I. Saihr-Kesenchedra 5.2.1-RELEASE SilIm SATA untested. Early BIOS versions have ACPI problems, and may be incompatible with certain graphics cards.
Tyan Tiger K8WS (S2875S) AMD 8111/8131/8151 / Socket 940 - 2x Opteron Ketrien I. Saihr-Kesenchedra 5.2.1-RELEASE SilIm SATA untested. Early BIOS versions have ACPI problems, and may be incompatible with certain graphics cards.
Tyan Tomcat h1000S (S3950) Broadcom HT-1000 / Socket AM2 Philipp Wuensche (dmesg) 6.1-RELEASE SMBus does not work. SATA needs to work in PATA emulation. SATA disks are detected as UDMA33, but work in full speed (fixed with BIOS update V103).
Tyan Thunder h2000M (S3992) Broadcom HT-2000 / Socket F - 2x Opteron Nicole Harrington (dmesg) 6.2-PRERELEASE Functional.
Tyan Tomcat K8E (S2865) nVidia nForce 4 / Socket 939 Dieter, Adam McDougall (dmesg) 6.0-STABLE Tested and working: rs232 console, SATA, PATA, USB, Firewire, PCI slots. Onboard ethernet (nve driver) works fine. Onboard audio works with snd_ich driver. X11 on onboard ATI Rage XL is not working because X.org will not use "sync on green". Geforce card in PCI-e slot works.
Tyan Tomcat K8S (S2850G2N, S2850G2NR) AMD 8111/8131 / Socket 940 - 1x Opteron Ketrien I. Saihr-Kesenchedra 5.2.1-RELEASE SilIm SATA untested. Only tested to 1GB (2x512MB).

 

Notebooks

Manufacturer Model Submitter (optional links) Tested FreeBSD version Notes
HP Compaq hx6125 Peter Jeremy (dmesg) 6.1-RELEASE, 6.2-PRERELEASE, 7.0-CURRENT as of January 2007 Broadcom WLAN works via NDIS. Firewire probes but untested. Bluetooth works. Unsupported devices: winmodem, flash card reader, fingerprint scanner. X does not have accelerated support for the ATI Radeon XPRESS 200M 5955. Switching between X and consoles occasionally produces a corrupt display, but closing and opening the lid almost always fixes this. DVD does not appear to work in DMA mode. powerd causes random hard lockups (there is a problem with speed changing under load). Suspend doesn't work, either spins or panics.
HP Pavilion dv8135nr Scot Hetzel (dmesg) 7.0-CURRENT as of November 2006 Does not boot from installation CD, boot loader crashes and spams the display with a hex dump. Boots from hard drive fine. Wireless supported under ndis. Modem and flash card reader not supported.
Toshiba A135-S4517 Jeff Palmer 6.2-RELEASE Built-in Centrino Wi-Fi card Intel Pro 3945abg and built-in Realtek HDA audio unsupported. Third-party wpi driver seems to work.