Installing FreeBSD 5.0 to IBM TP 755c

Tuomas M tuomasm at
Fri Feb 14 16:07:05 GMT 2003

I got an old IBM ThinkPad 755c and now I'm trying to install FreeBSD 5.0 
into it, but boot stucks when it is starting sysinstall. In debug screen it 
tries to load different kind of nic modules, but I don't think that would 
cause the problem. So, should I add some other options than
hint.atkbd.0.flags=0x4 (needed for keyboad in old thinpads)? At least 
according to FreeBSD 3.1 works and I have used NetBSD 
in it, but now I need gcc 3.2 and FreeBSD 5.0 is only BSD where it exists as 

Tuomas M

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