FreeBSD 13 on the Panasonic Let’s Note CF-RZ6

Hardware

I was about to launch into a guide about this cute little Japanese laptop, before finally deciding to make a page on the FreeBSD Wiki about it. I also updated the laptops page, and submitted another dmesg to the NYC*BUG.

The FreeBSD Wiki comes up in search results sometimes, but I still think it’s an underutilised and underappreciated resource. Between that and the canonical Handbook, you can figure out most of how to build and maintain FreeBSD systems. Special thanks to Benedict Reuschling for accepting my application to contribute, and Mark Linimon for sorting out my account :).

Panasonic press photo of the Panasonic Let's Note CF-RZ6

As for this laptop, I bought it in Akihabara during a trip to AsiaBSDCon 2019. It already seems like such an age ago now. I miss the chats and beer 🍻.

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