[please wrap your lines at <80 chars; 72 would be very nice] On 2004-06-26T14:39:12+0800, Robert Storey wrote: > I recently purchased a new laptop, an IBM X31 ThinkPad, which uses the > Centrino processor. I had high expectations for this machine. > > Alas, my expectations have been shattered. All attempts at installing > FreeBSD 5.2.1 quickly end with a crash. Interestingly, I have an old > FBSD 4.8 CD - that installs fine. Lest anybody think my 5.2.1 CDR is > bad, I went and downloaded it a second time, plus I also tried a > network install. Failure every time. >
First, I would suggest posting this message to the mobile@ list, as you will surely get more hits over there. Second, I remember quite a few people talking about 5.2.1 on ThinkPads, and having to set the following in /boot/loader.conf: hw.pci.allow_unsupported_io_range="1" I hope that this helps. -- Mike perl -e 'print unpack("u","88V]N=&%C=\"!I;F9O(&EN(&AE861E<G,*");'
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