Installing FreeBSD on Laptop
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Mon Jun 2 14:13:16 PDT 2003
"Gunther, Dean (Dean)" <dgunther at lucent.com> writes:
> I have a Midwest Micro Elite Soundbook laptop that I would like to install FreeBSD on.
> The box is a Pentium 75, with 40MB of RAM and a 2GB hard drive so it should be doable.
> I started out to try an load from an ftp site using the 3COM 3C589D PCMCIA card but was
> unable to figure out how to get FreeBSD to recognize the card. I have a BackPack CD-ROM
> drive (parallel port connection) that I use with the laptop, but I was unable to find any information
> on whether or not I could get it to work to install FreeBSD.
Are you installing FreeBSD 4.8?
[If not, try it; that's the latest release, and the hardware notes say
that it supports that card.]
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