Michael's Daemonic Doodles

...blogging bits of BSD

Running FreeBSD 10.2-RELEASE on the Acer C720 Chromebook

This describes how to apply the patches backported from CURRENT on FreeBSD 10.2-RELEASE.

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All patches to run FreeBSD on the Acer C720 Chromebook in CURRENT

Finally all the patches to run FreeBSD on the Acer C720 Chromebook have been refined and merged into FreeBSD-CURRENT, required packages are in the ports tree. The how-to has been updated.

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Running FreeBSD on an Acer C720 Chromebook

Recently I purchased an Acer C720 Chromebook and managed to port and extend some drivers and patches from DragonFlyBSD, so that - besides suspend - all essential features are working. I created a how-to on how to install FreeBSD on this great little cheap machine.

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