freebsd in compaq presario 900

Roland Smith rsmith at
Wed Jan 26 07:29:26 PST 2005

On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 03:02:11AM +0545, raj kumar gurung wrote:
> i am a newbie to freebsd ...i would like to have some information 
> regarding freebsd installation on my compaq 900 laptop (that have 
> AMDchip)..
> Have any one got experience with it ? or any ideas ..

You could try to run the FreeSBIE liveCD. ( It's based
on FreeBSD 5.3. If it works, you shouldn't have much trouble installing 5.3.

BTW, AFAICT it doesn't have an amd64 chip, just a regular 32 bit
Athlon. So you'd want to install an i386 version of FreeBSD, not the
amd64 one.

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