EeeBSD – FreeBSD tweaks for the Asus Eee PC 701

Asus Eee PC 701The Asus Eee PC 701 has made some decent headlines lately. Online Linux media have on the whole been quite positive about this low-cost mini-laptop powered by Linux.The Linux installation comes with a lot of out-of-the-box configuration features on top of a basic Intel platform so one can immediately start working/playing. But, if the laptop is able to run Linux, it’s should also be possible to get it to run FreeBSD…

If you own an Asus Eee PC and prefer FreeBSD over Linux, have a look at this EeeBSD page, for notes describing solutions to problems installing FreeBSD onto the Asus EeePC series of subnotebook computers (installation, wireless networking, wired networking, sound, hotkeys, X11)


  1. Jim Eustice says

    Hi, I run into a problem trying to install PC-BSD 7.1 on my eee-pc 701 at the printer/time etc page because I can’t scroll down to click enter. Was hoping to find the answer on your page bur cannot access nighthawk page for some reason. Thanking you, Jim

  2. says

    i love the Asus Eee PC, it is very light, cheap and portable. I also bought another unit for my girlfriend and she really likes it.

  3. Acnegal says

    Asus Eee is perfect for ladies who does not want to carry a very heavy laptop. i like the Asus Eee because it is very compact and easy to carry anywhere.

  4. Sherryl says

    i bought an Asus Eee PC about a month ago and i am still amazed of its compact size and how lightweight it is. `


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