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Anything else I can try to fix this ? Get 1:1 Help Now Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer? Report • #2 vipergg September 21, 2010 at 16:24:15 No wheel ,sound is controlled by a couple of buttons , up and down which moves the windows volume control , headphones The Power button has to be repaired or replaced. (How to test Power Button ON/OFF Continuity with a Voltmeter) Some electronics components on the motherboard failed, in most case there are have a peek here

Dell Inspiron 5000e Black screen when starting X with the standard ati driver. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... X starts with 640x480, put HorizSync 30-65 VertRefresh 50-75 in Monitor section, this resulted in 1280x1024. Hibernate to Disk Works Keyboard Contrast Buttons work To get the Volume up and down buttons to work do the following: Computer -> Desktop Preferences -> Keyboard Shortcuts Assign the volume http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3517/t/17295357

Latitudes vary quite a bit, currently atleast display, WLAN and bluetooth are known to vary. Details below. It fixed a similar problem for someone else) (CarlosJHernandez Works fine with 2.6.10-5) Bluetooth works The modem needs driver from Linuxant (non-free in any sense). To get the sound running, type sudonano/boot/grub/menu.lst and add acpi_irq_isa=7 to the boot options. (Is it the same bug like described in Bug 1254?) For example, toward the end of /boot/grub/menu.lst

All Right Reserved Send to Email Address Your Name Your Email Address Cancel Post was not sent - check your email addresses! v6.06 (Dapper) See: here 2006-May-23 Dell Inspiron 7500 Yes Details below Dell Inspiron 8000 Yes Details below Dell Inspiron 8100 Yes Details below Dell Inspiron 8200 Yes Details below Dell Inspiron Restore function is turned off . That page also has some other useful information if you do not have success with these install instructions.

This can be remedied by adding vga=791 to the kernel's startup parameters in your GRUB configuration, which tells the Linux framebuffer to use a VESA video mode which is compatible with Motherboard failure; the motherboard has to be replaced, if it’s not too expensive. If you plugged a mouse while you only had the touchpad/stick before, the external mouse is now detected and you can use it in X. Sound module has been recognized without problem and works fine Touchpad works fine Video work fine under 1024x768 MiniPCI interface not supported by Linux yet, thus wireless could not be identified,

Privacy Policy Support Terms of Use Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Computer problem? For our example here, the new line is: kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.8.1-3-386 root=/dev/hda3 ro quiet splash acpi_irq_isa=7Framebuffer works with a display resolution of 1280x1024 if you add vga=795 to your boot options. Mobile Graphics Controller Works out of the box, but the resolution is a bit low, with a large black border around the screen. To get X running in 1280x800, I installed 855resolution_0.3-1_i386.deb downloaded from http://www.debian.or.jp/~kmuto/855resolution/.

Dell Inspiron 1300 Yes v5.10 (Breezy) Details below. 2006-Apr-23 Dell Inspiron 1501 Yes v6.10 (Edgy) You must specify pci=nomsi to install. 2007-Feb-11 Dell Inspiron 2200 Yes Broadcom Wireless flakey 6.10 2007-01-27 Test System Power (3V/5V/+V1.8/+V1.25S/+VGFX/+VCCP), CPU power (VCC_CORE). The uhci-usb module may be necessary to prevent lock-ups depending on what USB devices are attached. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

Otherwise get ready to buy a new computer. navigate here Other wise get ready to buy a new computer. The X config statement "SendCoreEvents" does the rest of the magic. Had to activate dma for dvd drive in /etc/hdparm.conf to get decent dvd performance.

Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. For information on doing this without a windows partition, go here: http://www.geocities.com/randomnumbergenerator2001/ . Use r128 driver instead v5.04 (Hoary) Sound, PCMCIA, Touchpad: ok. http://xmailing.net/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-2500-bios-password.php Join Now For immediate help use Live now!

Everything else appears to work fine without intervention (sound, synaptic drivers for touch pad, brightness keys). From hunters and military members, to competition shooters and general firearm enthusiasts, we welcome anyone who values and respects the way of the firearm. ACPI_SLEEP=trueAn additional comment that applies to at least pre-release Breezy (and the 2.6.12 kernel): It may be necessary to add modules like uhci-hcd and b44 to the MODULES line.

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v5.04 (Hoary) ACPI is not supported, you need to use APM. Suspend: appears to work, but when it wakes up, screen is garbled, and only a reboot will fix it. It either hangs or unchecks the Active box every time. (PepeSánchez: With last Ubuntu kernel & packets versions, and an ipw2100 card, both work, even with WEP keys. In the file /usr/share/acpi-support/power-funcs edit the function getXuser to the following (add the -m 1 part) getXuser() { user=`who| grep -m 1 " :0" | awk '{print $1}'` export XAUTHORITY=/home/$user/.Xauthority export

I tried the fglrx driver (BinaryDriverHowto) but it doesn't support this particular ATI card. invoke-rc.d --quiet 855resolution start *snip*To work mem suspend, uncomment follow line of /etc/default/acpi-support. it might not give you drivers for 98 though if it came with XP, but its worth a try.btw i have had several dvd drives that will NOT read dvds but this contact form Edit /etc/default/855resolution as follows : {{{# # 855resolution default # # find free modes by /usr/sbin/855resolution -l # and set it to MODE # MODE=5c # # and set resolutions for

Disable framebuffer to make it work in xorg.conf Option "UseFBDev" "false"Or even better, use the "r128" driver instead of "ati" in xorg.conf Sound card maestro3 detected without any problem, works with Test the laptop with an external monitor connected to the VGA or HDMI port, if the external monitor works fine. Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsWindows XPHardware Problems no sound on laptop Tags:Ibm / Netvista/2279laptopsoundDell InspironVolume vipergg September 21, 2010 at 13:41:48 Specs: Windows Me, 933/382 What would cause hersam, Sep 19, 2003 #3 BTS '76 Joined: Dec 7, 2002 Messages: 791 try this and see if it helps.

Password is required. Not tested: modem, serial port, parallel port, infrared. Suspend (s3) even works out of the box! See http://rtr.ca/dell_i9300/.

Could not get the X server to work at all I tried as the video was glitchy the entire time of execution. I was unable to complete a successful install with Warty, and I looked, but was unable to find anyone else who had completed an install of Warty. Need your Help please. Unplug AC adapter, take out laptop battery and hold power button for 30 seconds, the static charge will dissipate.

The laptop appears to be completely dead. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Your cache administrator is webmaster. To fix this once everything has installed, boot to the Root Terminal or use Applications>System Tools>Root Terminal.

Might work for other models too, with minor adaptations. Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions. CPU Throttling works as planned. Forgot your password?

I have checked all the volume controls and they are all turned up. Demo version of the driver seems to work.