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Re: Hardware not detected by Debian

Give a visit to www.linux-on-laptops.com and www.tuxmobil.org.
Maybe you'll locate some informations for your specific model there.


On Sat, 2003-10-25 at 02:19, Tony Godshall wrote:
> According to Jorge Castro,
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have recently installed Debian/Linux version 3.0.23 on my Dell Inspirion
> > 5150
> > 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.
L@rs-W dot DE

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