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- CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 (2.00GHz, 4MB cache L2, FSB 667MHz)
- Chipset: Mobile Intel® 945 PM Express Chipset + ICH7M
- RAM: 2048MB (2 x 1024MB) DDR2 SDRAM 667 Mhz
- Hard Disk: SATA 160GB 5400 rpm - SATA 120GB 5400 rpm
- DVD Burner: SUPER MULTI DOUBLE LAYER
- TFT 15.4" WXGA (1280x800) ColorShine TFT-LCD, Asus Splendid Video Intelligent Technology
- TFT 15.4" WSXGA+ (1680x1050) ColorShine TFT-LCD, Asus Splendid Video Intelligent Technology
- Video: NVIDIA GeForce Go 7700 512MB
- Audio: Scheda Intel High Definition Audio
- Wi-Fi: 802.11a/b/g
- Bluetooth: 2.0+EDR
- Webcam: 1.3 Mpixel
- Modem: 56 Kbps V.90
- LAN Gigabit Ethernet: 10/100/1000
- 1 x Microphone-in jack
- 1 x Headphone-out jack (S/PDIF)
- 1 x TypeII PCMCIA slot
- 1 x Line-in jack
- 1 x VGA port
- 1 x DVI-D port
- 4 x USB 2.0 ports
- 1 x IEEE 1394 port
- 1 x RJ11 Modem jack for phone line
- 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
- 1 x TV-out(S-Video)
- Card Reader: MMC, SD, MS, MS-Pro
- Dimension and Weight:
- 324mm * 284mm * 37.4 mm(W x D x H)
- 3.1 Kg (8-cell)
- Pointer: Touch pad
Works ot of the box.
Follow this SpeedStep guide to enable speedstepping
Works with the propritary Nvidia-Driver in full display resolution.
TV-Out/DVI currently untested, but the graphics driver finds the interfaces, so they should be switchable with the nvidia-tools.
VGA-Out working with nvidia-settings.
Console Framebuffer is working in 1024x768 with the vga=0x317 kernel boot option. With the vesafb-tng the native display resolution should work, too.
Follow this guide: How_to_install_NVIDIA_driver
No problems detected
Works ot of the box.
Follow the official documentation to configure: Alsa
To enable wireless follow the official guide: Wireless_Setup
Please note the Asus G1 needs the ipw3945 driver
NetworkManager is also a cool option
Since there is no official suppot for the G1 Webcam, it is needed to install separate drivers.
The best one (and the only one for linux) is syntekdriver
The installation is really simple:
Download and unpackage the sources make clean make modprobe videodev insmod stk11xx.ko
That's all. Now the webcam is working.
- There is a problem loading the driver about the "/sys" file system. This isn't dangerous but will prevent the boot of Arch if you put the stk11xx driver in your loading modules (Don't do it)
- V4L is better than V4L2 right now. In future releases this may change, but now use V4L
Works out of the box? I doesn't own any bluetooth device, but the controller is detected and condifgured
To enable the pointer follow this guide: Touchpad_Synaptics
A really cool utility is gsynaptics (is in community repo).
Leds & ACPI upgrade
To enable every led (the ones on the LCD too) the first thing needed is udpraging the acpi module with the provied by acpi4asus.
The operation are really easy, follow these steps:
mkdir sources cvs -d:pserver:email@example.com:/cvsroot/acpi4asus login cvs -z3 -d:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot/acpi4asus co -P acpi4asus cd acpi4asus/driver make make install
Now the new driver is installed, to use it and prevent udev from using the old one, edit your rc.conf and:
- Add to "MOD_BLACKLIST": "asus_acpi"
- Add to "MODULES": "asus_laptop"
Right now you can reboot or execute:
modprobe -r asus_acpi modprobe asus_laptop
You'll find the leds in "/sys/class/leds/"
To enable a led write "1" in the "brightness" file in the right directory To disable a led write "0" in the "brightness" file in the right directory
echo 1 > /sys/class/leds/asus:gaming/brightness
Enjoy your leds!
There is package in AUR named asusoled. It needs turning off usbhid (rmmod usbhid) or patching kernel (asus-lcm.diff).
Here are listed some usefull utilities
The Lapsus daemon & KDE applet
Lapsus is a set of programs created to help manage additional laptop features such as :
* All the LEDs (on/off) * LCD Backlight * Wireless radio switch * Bluetooth adapter switch * Alsa mixer (volume control, mute/unmute) * Synaptics touchpad (on/off) * Volume/Mute hotkeys * Touchpad hotkey * Backlight hotkey * LightSensor switch and sensitivity level (svn version only)
Pre-required : acpi4asus from CVS (anyway a version > 0.41). In your rc.conf, mod_blacklist the 'acpi_asus' module and add the 'asus_laptop' one in the MODULES array.
Install the latest lapsus package from http://lapsus.berlios.de/ with traditional method : ./configure, make, make install.
Now you have to make the lapsud daemon start : /opt/kde/sbin/lapsusd
Finally add the Lapsus applet to KDE kicker.