Information needed for Dolch 386 portable computer 1985´s with freeBSD i386

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at
Sat Aug 9 00:40:02 UTC 2014


On Fri, 8 Aug 2014 19:30:54 +0200
Kriszta Riho <krisztina.riho at> wrote:

> Hi There,
> I inherited a vintage Dolch 386 portable computer 1985´s which has
> freeBSD i386 on it and I would like to reset the computer for to use
> it. I do not want recover the information or data which is on it,
> only reset it, but now it asks me password and login and I do not
> have this information. Could you please, let me know who could help
> me or which programme I need to reset the portable computer?
you should be able to boot into single user mode and then change
whatever you want.

As it has a 80386 CPU, you will have to stick with an older FreeBSD
version. The 32 bit version indicates to run on a i386 but it actually
needs a 80486 CPU.


More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list