Re: Asus A6000 VM laptop - bad hardware support under Linux-
On Monday 26 May 2008 22:10:01 joel boujassy wrote:
> Hi there !
> As a new Linux user I must report you the big problems I had when I got
> rid of Windows and turn myself to Linux ...
> The only trouble with Linux is a bad or erratic hardware support ; in
> particular with laptops ... Like mine !
> I have a Asus A6000 VM and I get no sound with my minijack audio output
> (I've tryed everything possible !) .
> Now what do I have to do ? I feel mad after all the time I've been
> loosing !!!
you wont mind it when you get it working to your satisfaction.
> What can I do with an operating system that cannot allow me to use 100 %
> of my machine ?!
> Don't you think it's bad engeneering to provide an operating system
> without a good driver support ?
> Linux will never be a reliable alternative to this Windows crap if the
> hardware isn't fully supported .
> The Asus A6 laptop serie is a very very common material , nothing
> exotic , just one of the most sold serie of laptops !
> So what's going on with ALSA project and other Linux team of developers ?!
> I'm just a Linux noob OK but I can't make myself up something that
> doesn't exist : Drivers and EFFICIENT HARDWARE SUPPORT INCLUDED IN THE
> OS !
> I'm trying desperatly to find sombody in the Linux world
> Thanks for reading ;
> Thanks for helping .
Tell us which flavor of debian you installed: etch, lenny or sid?
Then do an "update-pciids" and "update-usbids", then run: "lspci" and give us
the line(s) related to your sound card and you camera. (For the camera, you
may have to run: "lsusb" as it may well be on a usb inside connector)