Re: Please teach me about how to find drivers and how to install drivers.
On 09-12-15 06:55:40, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> Kyuichiro Nakamura put forth on 12/15/2009 4:59 AM:
> > Sir,I am just started to install Debian Linux on my old DynaBook SS
> > 60P 1N8M (192Mb).
> > I can not search for drivers.
> > I also can not install the drivers.
> > I am intending to use application 'ORCA' for my doctor.
> > Which is developped for Debian Linux.
> > I also bought a magazine titled 'Super simple introduction to
> > Linux'.
> > I tried to run UBUNTU live on the same PC.
> > But it hung upped.
> > The messages are as following.
> > [5.629548] pata-acpi 0000:01:03.0: device not available because of
> > BAR2 [0x00-0x07]collisions.
> > [5.629746] ata-generic 0000:01:03.0: device not available because
> > of BAR2 [0x00-0x07] collisions
> > [5.646380] IOAPIC resources could be not be allocated.
> > Loading,please wait...
> > BusyBox v1.10.2(ubuntu 1:1.10.2-2ubuntu7)
> > built-in shell(ash)
> > Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
> That appears to be a Japanese or Asian market only Toshiba laptop
> model from ~1998/2000. I'm having trouble just getting the specs for
> it, being an English only person.
Wild Ass Guess: if it's that old, then ACPI was new and hardly ever
worked. Try booting with the kernel option "noacpi", which should fall
back to APM.
The manufacturer of the laptop might have a BIOS update available. Any
update will be old, but it might have needed fixes to ACPI.