464[linux-dell-laptops] Re: Sound on Inspiron 7500 ?
- Mar 14, 2000philip_eagl-@... wrote:
> The installation of SuSE 6.3 Linux (kernel 2.2.13) went smoothly.
> I didn't figure out yet how to make X-windows run in 1400x1050
> resolution, that's a detail for later. In 1200x786 resolution, which
> already great, the configuration of Xfree86 3.3.5 was straightforwardFor 1400x1050 I using a Modeline of:
> with the SaX program of SuSE.
Modeline "1400x1050" 135 1400 1400 1808 2016 1050 1050 1054 1075
works like a charm
> The only real problem that remains is getting the soundcard work.I didn't use the program from Dell. With a recent enough kernel you
> It's a ESS Maestro-E2. Dell provides a package (i75alna2.rpm) for this
> card on its Support website. I installed it, but it doesn't seem to
> Has someone experience with this package ? Or has anyone some other
> tips on how to make this soundcard work in Linux ?
should be able to use maestro-sound directly. I'm using 2.2.14. You can
get the maestro module from http://people.redhat.com/zab/maestro/
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