Installting FreeBSD on and old Thinkpad X31

Fernando Apesteguía fernando.apesteguia at
Fri Apr 30 10:23:15 UTC 2021

On Fri, Apr 30, 2021 at 12:17 PM Gordon Bergling <gbe at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently got and old Thinkpad X31 on which I would like to install
> FreeBSD on it. I tried to boot 13.0-RELEASE and 12.2-RELEASE, but the
> boot stops with "Root mount waiting for: usbus0 usbus1 usbus2 usbus3 cbb0 cbb1 CAM"
> I tried to boot without ACPI and in SAFE mode, but had no luck with these options.
> Has anyone a hint, how to install and properly boot FreeBSD on this old laptop?

Super long shot, but try:


and see if that helps.
> --Gordon
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