Inspiron 9400 and wireless
- I've got a 9400 with Fedora Core 4 running:
dual core CPU (both seen and working)
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945 (up and running)
17" 1920X1200 screen (can only get 1600X1200)
and all the standard card readers and that smartcard thing.
If you have the Intel 3945, go here:
I followed the instructions in the install listed there and I'm
running WEP on an 802.11g wireless access point and it works great.
I do NOT have the nvidia card, I've got what is shown as an Intel
video card and it uses the VESA driver which can only give me
1600X1200 at a 67Hz refresh rate. I would dearly love to have my full
When I first installed, it could not go into graphical mode on reboot,
but if you boot to run level 3 and startx, it will come up. Then run
yum -y update and let it update everything, run level 5 comes up fine.
The installation of the 802.11a/b/g drivers from the sourceforge page
was painless and basically worked right out of the box after install.
Oh, this is a nice laptop!