It’s possible that if the rtai smi-disable module becomes available for amd64 that the realtime performance would be OK, but according to Intel, running with smi disabled is running out of spec, and the CPU might exceed its thermal design power. I installed ubunut gutsy for D from 4GB a pen drive. The Intel wireless, graphics and sound now work as standard making this laptop a good choice with these distributions. Just in case you guys haven’t got chance to update: When the auto-dimm setting is enabled, the mouse and keyboard become very unresponsive, e.

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This is a problem with Fedora 7. I’ve recently moved to Ubuntu Are you new to LinuxQuestions. The graphics was very choppy – youtube would flicker … But I had a spare hard drive sitting on my desk much after installation and I mounted swap on hard drive – works balzing fast now.

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[SOLVED] NEWBIE Can’t get wifi with UBUNTU

With some updates everything works fine. Another option that might work is just simply open up “Additional Drivers,” if you haven’t already and install ubunhu driver from there.

Did you have a look at this? I didnt want to mess my windows drive – hence the USB soultion. The runs FC9 very well. This wirelesd is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. This greatly reduced wifeless thermal problems and increased performance. I also get a bunch of Firewire errors during reading.

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For these reasons, I ordered the machine preinstalled with XP Home. This is probably a trivial sort of thing, I just haven’t followed up on it. ubunttu

It take some work and Linux knowledge to get sound and graphics working properly and possible the wireless controller as well. PCI interrupt for device I’ve posted, at Ask Ubuntu, some informations about the packages that should be changed in order to have the wireless card working. Sireless gotten the Firewire to work using the interface?


Broadcom Corporation BCM A suspend to RAM doesn’t work. Depending on the kernel configuration of your Linux distribution, the DVD drive may not be able to be detected.

Compiz works properly now, but performance is still low enough that I leave it off. I’ve been running Debian Sid on the d for 8 months with very few issues.

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I restarted the computer, tried the “modprobe b43” command again must be run as sudo and it worked. I took almost a week to find out that the latest available version of the ‘bcmwl-kernel-source’ package Version: I have a guide for everything here: Got the about two months ago. Many Linux distributions will require you to update. So things seem to be working, thank you for the help!