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Acer aspire 1300 and linux

Sorry, but for a long time this site was down!! This page describes how to run linux (debian gnu/linux) on my laptop.


Component Description How to
Videos3 savage twister-kit works with savage xfree module. BUT! if you use woody's xfree you may experience some hw freezing using openoffice and similar software. Try using this savage module
Audiovia audiomodprobe via82cxxx_audio
Networkvia rhinemodprobe via-rhine
pcmcia / cardbus controllerO2 microuse yenta_socket
modemconexant hsf linmodemit is a winmodem but works under linux. you have 2 choises: buy the driver or use the “limited edition” available at
power mamagement?????with kernel 2.4 does'n work very well. so you should try kernel 2.6
usbstandard controllercontroller is uhci (modprobe uhci)

Lspci output

0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8363/8365 [KT133/KM133] (rev 80)
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8363/8365 [KT133/KM133 AGP]
0000:00:0a.0 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc. OZ6912 Cardbus Controller
0000:00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8231 [PCI-to-ISA Bridge] (rev 10)
0000:00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
0000:00:11.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 1e)
0000:00:11.4 Bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8235 ACPI (rev 10)
0000:00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 40)
0000:00:11.6 Communication controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. Intel 537 [AC97 Modem] (rev 20)
0000:00:12.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6102 [Rhine-II] (rev 51)
0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: S3 Inc. VT8636A [ProSavage KN133] AGP4X VGA Controller (TwisterK) (rev 01)


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If you have some throuble installing linux on this laptop you can contact me : fcasadei thefunnysymbol gmail dot com (excuse me for this shaded address but my old mailbox is full of spam so i decided to public only “autospammer-aware” addresses) My homepage is

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