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Re: [vox-tech] dell laptop



Not the same hardware, but my Toshiba needed the fan module loaded for it
to function correctly and keep things a bit cooler.
Soilman

--- Josh Parsons <jbparsons@ucdavis.edu> wrote:

> Hi, everyone,
> 
> I'm the proud new owner of a Dell Latitude D810 laptop.  I was wondering 
> if anyone here had had any experience running linux on one of these 
> beasts, or a laptop featuring similar hardware.  The main sources of 
> frustration for me so far have been the ipw2200 wireless card, ICH6 SATA 
> i/face and ATI X300 video. 
> 
> My main unresolved problems are these a) the ipw2200 crashes every now 
> and then and has to be reset by reloading the kernel module, b) the ICH6 
> needed tweaks to the kernel sources (to enable libata's support for PATA 
> interfaces) before the DVD drive was fully functional, and c) the video 
> card works great (this is with the standard xorg driver) but apparently 
> gets very hot (after 30mins of use I could fry an egg on the laptop's 
> case just where the video chipset is located).
> 
> Anyone else here using this sort of hardware / having similar problems?
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