HP Pavilion dv9000 notebook support

Pierre Abbat phma at bezitopo.org
Mon Dec 30 05:43:04 PST 2013

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 22:51:30 Erwin Geerdink wrote:
> Not sure if the statement "HP Pavilion dv7 laptops: as of 2012-07 it is
> impossible to run DragonFly on them due to broken ACPI interrupt
> routing in their firmware" from
> http://www.dragonflybsd.org/docs/supportedhardware/
> also applies to this machine.
> I would really like to try out DBSD. The SMP and HAMMER features are
> attractive and definitely worth a look, but I don't know if there's any
> hope for this notebook as a testmachine. I'm aware DBSD does not focus
> on notebook and desktop use, but as an amd64 architecture it should be
> supported. Any suggestions?

The Pavilion dv7's processor is Intel Core i7. I don't know enough about 
hardware to know if that makes a difference.

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