installing freebsd on a thinkpad x300

Brandon Gooch jamesbrandongooch at
Fri Mar 18 20:55:54 UTC 2011

On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 2:04 PM, Alokat <mailing at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have successfully installed FreeBSD on my x300 but I have some driver
> problems.
> Does someone know how to figure out which driver I need for the sound and
> the wlan card?

The sound card should be snd_hda(4):

Here's a document detailing sound configuration:

The wireless device driver should be iwn(4):

Please refer to the handbook for configuration instructions:

> And the second point is: does someone know a GUI network manager I can use
> for xfce4?

There are (at least) a couple from ports you can try:

I remember at one time testing a GTK-based utility, but I can't seem
to dredge up the name of it from memory ATM...

> Regards,
> alokat

Good luck,


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