RE: Dell latitude C810
Thanks everyone for your help. My laptop is working fine now.
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> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 15:34
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> Subject: Dell latitude C810
> I am running a debian sid with a 2.4.16 kernel on a Dell
> latitude C810 and I
> have some problems because I think there are some new
> devices and everything
> is not supported.
> I can not have the pcmcia working. I have install the pcmcia-cs and
> pcmcia-source packages and when I plug the pc-card, the
> laptop freeze.
> 02:0f.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI4451 PC card
> Cardbus Controller
> 02:0f.1 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI4451 PC card
> Cardbus Controller
> Is somebody has this PC card Cardbus Controller working ?
Inside /etc/pcmcia/config.opts, edit out port 0x800-0x8ff. The include port
line should look like:
include port 0x100-0x4ff, port 0xc00-0xcff
use the packages pcmcia-cs and pcmcia-source
Have a look on: http://vergil.chemistry.gatech.edu/~park/dell.html
> I can not completely shutdown the laptop with the 'halt'
> command. I put
> in my kernel.
# CONFIG_APM_IGNORE_USER_SUSPEND is not set
# CONFIG_APM_DO_ENABLE is not set
# CONFIG_APM_CPU_IDLE is not set
# CONFIG_APM_DISPLAY_BLANK is not set
# CONFIG_APM_RTC_IS_GMT is not set
# CONFIG_APM_ALLOW_INTS is not set
# CONFIG_APM_REAL_MODE_POWER_OFF is not set
> I try to test ACPI but it crash the laptop when I plug or
> unplug the AC
ACPI is not yet supported by dell.
> When I am using the battery and if I do not touch the laptop
> during 10
> minutes, it crashes alone... I deactivated everything on the
> bios power
> management, and put the same options that for AC power.
Disable APIC in the kernel configuration.
# CONFIG_X86_UP_APIC is not set
# CONFIG_X86_UP_IOAPIC is not set
> Do you think is it a good idea to use ext3 on a laptop that
> crashes a lot ?
It definitely is.
> I need to use some kernel patches but it is very unstable.
> Is somebody use the same laptop and have any problems ?
> Thanks in advance
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