"FreeBsd" is successfully used on some laptops, actually quite a few,...Your FreeBSD Laptophttps://www.freebsd.org/
As far as :
Has anyone dabbled with GNU/kFreeBSD?
I was going to try it, but did not have much luck, and ended up using
OpenBsd, because I needed something that "just worked", immediately.
However , really the only way to find out would be to try it :
The interest, and help would be appreciated by a few. https://wiki.debian.org/Debian_GNU/kFreeBSD
How to help: testing - the
developers have only a limited range of hardware, and only certain virtualisation software; let us know how kfreebsd works on others.
You might be able to get some "first hand" information, on your specific
hardware by asking here : http://lists.debian.org/debian-bsd/
There is some information on the hardware it does support:https://wiki.debian.org/Debian_GNU/kFreeBSD_Hardware
Magnusmaster wrote:From what I've heard, pretty much nobody uses it, so it's in danger of being scrapped.
I have never "heard", nor read anything like this, and of course with out any
"proof" it is just gossip. There are quite a few people using "FreeBsd", and
a few experimenting with this Debian GNU/kFreeBSD