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Re: Dell Inspiron 8200



On Sat, Jan 18, 2003 at 03:41:27AM -0800, Blars Blarson wrote:
> In article <3E2869F2.7030805@freenet.de> rolf.lindenbring@freenet.de writes:
> >Hi all,
> >does anyone have experiance with installing woody
> >on the dell ??
> >
> >Rolf
> 
> I ran woody breifly before upgrading to sid on my inspiron 8200.  The
> X 4.1 nv driver didn't support my nvidia video.  Works ok with Sid's
> 4.2, except the need to switch vt's back and forth after closing the
> cover.  (Appears the bios doesn't restore the video settings
> properly.)  They have several graphics options, mine is no longer
> offered.  I think there's a 4.2 backport for woody, or you could try
> the non-free nvidia driver.
> 
> Untested modem, (found closed-source drivers) firewire, pcmcia.
> 

The modem works with hsflinmodem-5.03.03.L3mbsibeta02110301 driver.
http://www.mbsi.ca/cnxtlindrv/

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