Re: Laptop hardware not detected my Debian
On Sat, Oct 25, 2003 at 01:16:54AM +0100, Jorge Castro wrote:
> I have recently installed Debian/Linux version 3.0.23 on my Dell Inspirion
> laptop (along with WindowsXP).
> So far I have had limited success: the kernel and utilities run, but I
> believe a lot of hardware was not detected: can't use modem, graphics card, usb floppy, and just about
> everything on the PCI bus.
> (the CDROM (and HD) drive was detected and seems fine)
if the problem is the *Unknown* outputted by lscpi you just have to
update your pci.ids database (man lspci and
> What are my options at this point to get the modem going?
24c6 82801DB AC'97 Modem Controller
it's a softmodem, try http://www.linuxant.com/drivers/modemident.php
what are the problems with other devices?