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Re: Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Trying out 2.6.13 kernel

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  • darkone13@verizon.net
    ... Hey Douglas, I have an i8600 running suse10 and the 2.6.13 kernel. I use ndiswrapper for the wireless card which works great, I also have the gforce 4
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 10 7:51 AM
      >From: "Douglas S. Oliver" <dsoliver@...>
      >Date: Fri Dec 09 20:28:55 CST 2005
      >To: linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Trying out 2.6.13 kernel

      >Sorry, that's an i8600 not an i6800.
      >
      >-----Original Message-----
      >From: "Douglas S. Oliver" <dsoliver@...>
      >Sent: Dec 9, 2005 6:26 PM
      >To: linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [linux-dell-laptops] Trying out 2.6.13 kernel
      >
      >Hi all,
      >
      >Yesterday I compiled the 2.6.13 kernel for my i6800 running RH9. It's seems nice so far, seems to suspend to ram when I leave it unattended for a while, actually turns off my computer when I tell it to, and maybe some other surprises. Now I'm back to the old wireless problem. I've been using Linuxant, which is nice; however, with the new kernel, it doesn't work right now. Before I reload it, I was thinking of trying out the wireless capabilities of the new kernel. I think I read that it can now handle the Dell wireless card. Which program was it again to use? Was it the Atmel one? Also, I was using the nVidia driver program, which now also doesn't work yet. Does the new kernel finally have a good driver for the Gforce 4? The last question: should I be using the Xorg program for X or can I use my old XFree86 program? I've currently set up with that, but things aren't quite right without nvidia and perhaps Xorg. Any suggestions or help to offer? Thanks -- Douglas

      Hey Douglas,

      I have an i8600 running suse10 and the 2.6.13 kernel. I use ndiswrapper for the wireless card which works great, I also have the gforce 4 video card and I'm using the newest nvidia driver 8174 iirc and xorg.
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