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commit aa4f0ed83c772430637da85e3b31391ee132115e
parent 901e6b6c2a6fc7fcaf534e9524b8cdcc4023abdd
Author: Leah Rowe <info@minifree.org>
Date:   Wed,  5 Apr 2017 14:59:24 +0100

update FAQ entry related to BSD systems

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1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 34 deletions(-)

diff --git a/www/faq.md b/www/faq.md @@ -909,40 +909,11 @@ setting) for the graphics. Can I use BSD? ---------------------------------- -For the most part, BSD systems remain untested in libreboot. BSD systems -contain binary blobs (non-free firmware and applications), so do beware. -**We need proper documentation for BSD in libreboot. Documentation is in -the git repository. [This page](git.md) shows how to send patches to -the libreboot project.** - -[This reddit -post](https://www.reddit.com/r/BSD/comments/53jt70/libreboot_and_bsds/) -has some basic information. - -<https://libreboot.org/lists/old/libreboot/html/lists.gnu.org/archive/html/libreboot/2016-09/msg00010.html> - -OpenBSD 5.9 or higher is believed to be compatible with video in X11 -(libertyBSD 5.9 or higher is also compatible). See -<https://libreboot.org/lists/old/libreboot/html/lists.gnu.org/archive/html/libreboot/2016-04/msg00010.html>. -Another user also reported success with OpenBSD: -<http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc&m=147492752806764&w=2>. **NOTE: -[Libreboot has openbsd instructions now!](../docs/bsd/openbsd.html). -Thanks go to Scott Bonds who submitted the initial documentation for it. -TODO: Test LibertyBSD (deblobbed OpenBSD version) and make that the main -recommended version of OpenBSD in the guide.** - -FreeBSD is believed to be compatible (text mode). We don't know if it -can work with a framebuffer, although at least one user did report that -FreeBSD supports kernel mode setting, so it might be possible. This -individual was able to boot FreeBSD in text mode, using libreboot -20160818: see -<https://libreboot.org/lists/old/libreboot/html/lists.gnu.org/archive/html/libreboot/2016-08/msg00052.html>. - -At least one user reported to us that NetBSD should work in libreboot -out of the box. - -We would like to merge instructions for installing and booting BSD on -libreboot systems. [Patches are welcome!](https://libreboot.org/git/) +Absolutely! Libreboot has native support for NetBSD, OpenBSD and LibertyBSD. +Other distros are untested. + +See: +[docs/bsd/](docs/bsd/) Are other operating systems compatible? -------------------------------------------------------------------