Re: [linux-dell-laptops] SuSE 8.1 on i8200
- Am Mittwoch, 1. Januar 2003 20:22 schrieb "aguggis:
> 1) The internal modem is not recognized. ThereSee my page for SuSE 8.0, link below. May be useful, my modem
> seems to exist an inofficial driver, however installation
> appears to be complicated and risky.
meanwhile works perfectly.
> 2) My NVIDIA GeForce 2 Go is only partially supported byI'm not familiar with these things, but on my 8.0 box,
> SuSE 8.1. 3D acceleration won't work. Drivers provided by
> NVIDIA.com do not work correctly on SuSE 8.1. In
> usergroups, I could only find solutions for Mandrake 9.0.
everything with the graphics now works fine, also OpenGL
> 3) SuSE 8.1 does not provide the kernel sources, which areThe SuSE Kernel sources are on the DVD/CDs, but in any not
> needed for the installation of many drivers.
very intuitive package (sorry, don't know the name).
> 4) The SuSE 8.1 package states that WLAN is now supported.See above, the sources should be encluded with the distro.
> I tried to connect to my WLAN network, but could not get it
> running. The Linux Driver of my Avaya WLAN PC Card needs
> the kernel sources, which are not included in SuSE 8.1.
Installation von SuSE 8.0 auf einem Dell Inspiron 8200
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On Wednesday 01 January 2003 20:58, mchristoph.eckert@... wrote:
> The SuSE Kernel sources are on the DVD/CDs, but in any not
> very intuitive package (sorry, don't know the name).
on my suse 8.0 its just called
I found it be searching for "kernel" in yast2
> 2) My NVIDIA GeForce 2 Go is only partially supported by SuSE 8.1.
> 3D acceleration won't work. Drivers provided by NVIDIA.com do not
> work correctly on SuSE 8.1. In usergroups, I could only find
> solutions for Mandrake 9.0.
normaly you just need to activate the 3d support in sax and it will tell you
that it will be downloaded automaticly the next time you call YOU (yast
if that doesn't work, thats may a problem of the nvidia server, see that url
> 4) The SuSE 8.1 package states that WLAN is now supported. I tried
> to connect to my WLAN network, but could not get it running. The
> Linux Driver of my Avaya WLAN PC Card needs the kernel sources,
> which are not included in SuSE 8.1.
robert.penz AT outertech.com
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