NomadBSD 13.2 and 14.0 not booting on Thinkpad X200s

Hello forum,

(consider this a placeholder! - to obligate myself to document and solve this ‘challenge’ :wink: )

has someone had a similar experience?

In the local makerspace I was gifted a Lenovo Thinkpad X200x (the old style of keyboard is definitely better than their new keyboards - and “get off my lawn!” :smiley: ).

That day I had a USB-drive with NomadBSD 13.1 and booted the Thinkpad. All hardware was detected and I was so happy!!!
BUT trying to USB-boot or install a later version of NomadBSD - both 13.2 and 14.0 - stalls late in the boot-process.

(here I will later paste in the details - and where exactly the boot-process stops)
I have tried to research what changed in FreeBSD at that point, but haven’t found the right answer yet…

Have a nice day :+1:

Tom Ludensen


Unfortunately no progress :-/

Time is spend on curveballs, that Life keeps throwing at me - and friends I am helping…

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