10795Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: inspiron 8100
- Feb 18, 2002i believe i did...
On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 04:25:11AM -0000, yukonmystery wrote:
> Hanging problem will be fixed if you use my config file as mentioned
> in the previous post. It is do to the APIC compiled into the kernel.
> Did Steve not mention this in the FAQ?
> --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., "pbsriniv" <pbsriniv@y...> wrote:
> > I am running SuSE 7.2, Installed it only a week ago..
> > I first had to shrink windows XP partition through partition magic,
> > and also leave enough space at the front the drive for the suspend to
> > disk partition, as SuSE install program cant handle ntfs partitions..
> > The automatic Install worked flawlessly after that. After reading all
> > the FAQ's I did not choose the X-Windows, and instead chose the text
> > mode..
> > I then downloaded the NVIDIA drivers from the site, and followed the
> > procedure to install them. Also had to Install xfree-4.2.0.. I had
> > lots of problems setting up the screen afterwards and finally
> > manually edited the xFreeConfig file and had to set the mode line for
> > mu 1400x1050 display.. Systems Works after that..
> > I still have a problem where kde hangs, when I pull the plug out or
> > switch to battery. Also have no power management (that is suspend)..
> > Also Fonts look terrible when I switched to aliased fonts.
> > - Srinivas
> > --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., seanus <sean901us@y...> wrote:
> > > I just brought a new a new inspiron 8100. I read some
> > > linux laptop howto. The only docs I found where for
> > > rehat 7.2, and debian. They said that you can't
> > > install slackware, on the laptop. I haven't tried yet
> > > so I don't know if thats true! Slackware is my choice
> > > for linux. But I'm open to any distro. I just want to
> > > install the distro thats going to give me the least
> > > trouble. Does any1 have any suggestions on what distro
> > > I should install?
> > >
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