Re: Hardware not detected by Debian
According to Jorge Castro,
> 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)
> I am not sure what is the best next step from here to solve this problem?
You might install discover- it detected all of my pci hardware
(Sony Vaio GRX-560) and loaded the right modules for it.
You might also look for model-specific info at tuxtops.org
and Dell-specific lists.
> Meanwhile, I am trying to sort out the modem (I need it to ...
Can't help you there.