Sunday, August 5, 2007

MBP Status

Mac Book ProI've been playing with OpenBSD -current on my MacBook Pro.

Not all of the hardware works. Most notably: the ATI Radeon Mobility X1600, wireless, Fn key and acpi/apm.

I can get X working with the VESA driver at 1024x768.

So, I cannot right-click, recording through the azalia sound driver is not working (though deanna@ is making great strides with the Mac audio capabilities), none of the Fn-Fx keys (sound, brightness, ...) are working, I cannot suspend or get any power status. But, it's a fast, fast, fast build machine. :)


  1. I bought a macbook a few weeks back, because of too much work and vacation I haven't been able to install OpenBSD on mine. But I have started to integrate some patches from FreeBSD that is relevant for macbook/mbp so hopefully we can get it better to work. FreeBSD seems to have acpi working decent.

  2. Thanks, Dunceor, That's great news! Let me know if you want me to test anything (