FreeBSD 5.4 RC2 on a Compaq Laptop?

Doug White dwhite at
Wed Apr 20 19:25:26 PDT 2005

On Thu, 14 Apr 2005, Matt Meola wrote:

> Has anyone had any success getting 5.4RC2 installed on a Compaq Presario
> laptop?  According to my BIOS, I have a Presario R3200 (Athlon XP
> processor).  I get the splash screen, it begins the boot process
> and then it just shuts off the computer.

See the freebsd-amd64 list archives for an extensive discussion on the
R3000 series. (or was it -mobile? :-) )

You will probably need to run at least -STABLE. These machines are wierd

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