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Date:      Thu, 9 Jan 2003 20:14:21 -0500 (EST)
From:      "Matthew N. Dodd" <>
To:        =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Karl-Petter_=C5kesson?= <>
Cc:        freebsd-current@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Troubles installing 5.0-RC2 on a Thinkpad560
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I installed FreeBSD 5.0-RC2 on a 560E with the 'ed' driver last week.

You must re-roll ALOT of stuff to get it working since the kern.flp stuff
doesn't have OLDCARD support.

I can provide you with modified floppies if you like.

On Fri, 10 Jan 2003, [ISO-8859-1] Karl-Petter Åkesson wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I just tried to install the 5.0-RC2 on one of my Thinkpad 560s but was
> not successful. Previously FreeBSD 4.x has always worked just fine to
> isntall on this machine. I think the problem is that the driver to my
> network card does not get loaded. I'm just a user of FreeBSD so I'm not
> fully into the exact steps of the boot and what gets done at certain
> times but these are my guesses...
> The configuration of tha machine is:
> Thinkpad 560, 64Mb memory, 20Gb HD set as slave, a 128Mb PCMCIA
> flashcard and a PCMCIA 3Com 3C589C networkcard.
> According to the
> my
> network card should be supported but when I have chosen Passive FTP as
> installation medium and is about to setup the network I only get three
> options:
> lp0	Parallel Port IP (PLIP) peer connection
> sl0	SLIP inteface on device /dev/cuua0 (COM1)
> ppp0	PPP inteface on device /dev/cuua0 (COM1)
> It seesm that the drivers for the networkcard are not loaded and
> therefore I only get these three options. Another clue that points in
> this direction is that everytime sysinstall starts it complains about:
> Loading module if_awi.ko failed
> Baystack 660 and others
> The (awi) driver is for AMD Am79C930 and Harris (Intersil) based 802.11
> cards but I do not have any of those installed so I can't understand why
> it complains about that. But I guess since it fails, there are no other
> drivers are load after that point of time and thus my (ep) driver is not
> loaded, correct ? Can I somehow check what drivers are loaded? I thought
> the boot text gave that information but I can not find any information
> about any awi device so why should sysinstall complain?
> The only other thing that could be a problem that I could identify are a
> number of unknowns in the boot sequence. Just after the Generic ISA VGA
> I get these:
> unknown: <PNP0303> can't assign resources (port)
> unknown: <PNP0f13> can't assign resources (irq)
> unknown: <PNP0700> can't assign resources (port)
> unknown: <PNP0600> can't assign resources (port)
> unknown: <PNP0c02> can't assign resources (port)
> unknown: <PNP0400> can't assign resources (port)
> unknown: <IBM0070> can't assign resources (port)
> Best Regards,
> Kalle

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