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Re: NetBSD vs. Dell XPS 1645 I7-720QM

On Wed, May 05, 2010 at 07:39:52PM +0930, Berndt Josef Wulf wrote:
> It was time to replace the old laptop as it became unreliable after four 
> years 
> of hard work. The new laptop arrived a few days ago and naturally I tried to 
> get NetBSD to run on it. The system is a Dell XPS Studio 1645, I7-720QM, 6GB 
> memory, ATI HD4670 1GB and Windows 7 pre-installed. The NTFS partition was 
> reduced using GParted. Has anyone NetBSD running on this system and if so, 
> which kernel and configuration was required? NetBSD-5.0.2 doesn't boot and 
> NetBSD-current makes it to the point of trying to mount the root device. At 
> this point neither internal nor USB keyboard work. Any help will be very much 
> appreciated.

So, you e.g. booted your laptop from a NetBSD install CD? Then installed,
and now on reboot your root device isn't seen? Any chance of the dmesg from
the install CD? or did you do something else?



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