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=Arch linux & Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pro 2000=
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This info may be helpful in addition to the Arch Linux Installation guide. This may apply fairly well to many other Amilo computers, for example to M7400 which has very similar hardware.
 
This info may be helpful in addition to the Arch Linux Installation guide. This may apply fairly well to many other Amilo computers, for example to M7400 which has very similar hardware.
  
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IrDA Fast Infrared, AC'97 Modem, PS/2 Keyboard & Synaptics Mouse, 3 USB ports, Firewire, 2 card slots.
 
IrDA Fast Infrared, AC'97 Modem, PS/2 Keyboard & Synaptics Mouse, 3 USB ports, Firewire, 2 card slots.
 
Network adapters:Broadcom 440x 10/100 and Intel PRO/Wireless 2200GB.
 
Network adapters:Broadcom 440x 10/100 and Intel PRO/Wireless 2200GB.
 
==ETHERNET==
 
 
add driver b44 to loaded modules in /etc/rc.conf
 
and to modprobe.conf, add
 
 
    alias eth0 b44
 
 
==XORG CONFIGURATION==
 
 
Using arch's HW detection: hwd
 
 
    pacman -S xorg hwd
 
 
This will write a new xorg.conf:
 
 
    hwd -xa
 
 
==SOUND==
 
 
    pacman -S alsa-lib alsa-utils alsa-oss
 
 
Use alsamixer to set the default volume, use "m" to mute and unmute. Write the defaults with:
 
 
    alsactl store
 
 
Add "alsa" to loaded daemons in /etc/rc.conf. Finally,add user to audio group:
 
 
    gpasswd -a username audio
 
  
 
==TOUCHPAD==
 
==TOUCHPAD==
 
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See [[Touchpad Synaptics]]
It works with the driver installed by hwd, but lacks most functions. Install the synaptics driver with
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    pacman -S synaptics
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replace hwd-generated mouse configuration bit that looks like this:
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    Section "InputDevice"
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            Identifier  "PS/2 Mouse"
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      .
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      [etc etc]
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      .
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    EndSection
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with synaptics configuration (thanks to Iphitus):
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    Section "Input Device"
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            Identifier  "Synaptics Mouse"
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            Driver      "synaptics"
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            Option      "Device"              "/dev/psaux"
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            Option      "Protocol"            "auto-dev"
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            Option      "LeftEdge"            "1700"
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            Option      "RightEdge"          "5300"
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            Option      "TopEdge"            "1700"
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            Option      "BottomEdge"          "4200"
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            Option      "FingerLow"          "25"
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            Option      "FingerHigh"          "30"
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            Option      "MaxTapTime"          "180"
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            Option      "MaxTapMove"          "220"
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            Option      "MaxDoubleTapTime"    "360"
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            Option      "FastTaps"            "on"
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            Option      "VertScrollDelta"    "100"
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            Option      "HorizScrollDelta"    "100"
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            Option      "MinSpeed"            "0.09"
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            Option      "MaxSpeed"            "0.18"
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            Option      "AccelFactor"        "0.0015"
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            Option      "EmulateMidButtonTime""100"
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            Option      "EdgeMotionMinZ"      "30"
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            Option      "EdgeMotionMaxZ"      "35"
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            Option      "EdgeMotionMinSpeed"  "100"
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            Option      "EdgeMotionMaxSpeed"  "150"
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            Option      "EdgeMotionUseAlways" "off"
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            Option      "TapButton1"          "1"
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            Option      "RBCornerButton"      "3"
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            Option      "LBCornerButton"      "2"
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            Option      "CoastingSpeed"      "0.1"
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            Option      "SHMConfig"          "on"
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    EndSection
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Don't forget to add this to the ServerLayout section in the beginning of the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file, and remove the previous mouse.
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      Section "ServerLayout"
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            ..blaa blaa..
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            InputDevice    "Synaptics Mouse" "CorePointer"
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==ACCESS TO DEVICES==
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Add user to groups (given you have created a user):
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    gpasswd -a username video
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    gpasswd -a username optical
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    gpasswd -a username storage
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==WIRELESS LAN==
 
==WIRELESS LAN==
  
This will need a kernel higher than 2.6.10! IMPORTANT :Note that upgrading Arch 0.7 with pacman -Su will break the system unless the DevFS -> Udev transition is made after the install, see guidelines here: http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?t=15585). For wireless, the relevant driver is ipw2200:
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For wireless, the relevant driver is ipw2200.
  
 
     pacman -S ipw2200
 
     pacman -S ipw2200
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From kernel 2.6.17 it is included and the relevant module is
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    pacman -S ipw2200-fw
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which only loads the firmware.
  
 
Add ipw2200 to loaded modules in rc.conf.
 
Add ipw2200 to loaded modules in rc.conf.
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Append rc.conf to include eth1 (this is a static IP configuration),
 
Append rc.conf to include eth1 (this is a static IP configuration),
  
     eth0="eth0 192.168.2.253 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.2.255"
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     eth0="eth0 192.168.2.252 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.2.255"
 
     eth1="eth1 192.168.2.252 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.2.255"
 
     eth1="eth1 192.168.2.252 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.2.255"
 
     INTERFACES=(lo eth0 eth1)
 
     INTERFACES=(lo eth0 eth1)
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               Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0  Missed beacon:3
 
               Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0  Missed beacon:3
  
==USB==
 
  
Works normally. Create directory /mnt/stick, and add the following to fstab:
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If you want to connect to a secure network, WEP-encrypted, one way to do this is to write a small script. After boot you decide what script to run depending on what network you should connect to.
  
    /dev/sda1  /mnt/stick   vfat    rw,user,noauto,umask=0000    0    0
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A typical setup-script could look like this:
 
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  # /etc/rc.d/work
then the stick can be mounter by user with: mount /mnt/stick.
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   # script to connect to network at work
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  iwconfig eth1 key 1234567890 channel 6
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  ifconfig eth0 down
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  dhcpcd eth1
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This script both select the right key and channel for the router and uses dynamic ip-addresses in order not to need thinking about DNS-server addresses etc.
  
 
==ACPI==
 
==ACPI==
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not tested
 
not tested
  
==HOTKEYS==
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==HOTKEYS, SPECIAL BUTTONS==
don't work
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Alt+Function key commands work ok. For left-side buttons, in kernel is a module called wistron_btns, it also drive the RadioSwitch.
  
 
==CARD SLOTS==
 
==CARD SLOTS==
 
not tested
 
not tested
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= External Links =
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* This report is listed at the [http://tuxmobil.org/fujitsu.html TuxMobil: Linux Laptop and Notebook Installation Guides Survey: Fujitsu-Siemens - FSC].

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Reason: please use the first argument of the template to provide a brief explanation. (Discuss in Talk:Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pro2000#)

This info may be helpful in addition to the Arch Linux Installation guide. This may apply fairly well to many other Amilo computers, for example to M7400 which has very similar hardware.

LAPTOP SPECS

IntelCeleron 1500Mhz, 256+512MB ram, 40Gb HD, CD-RW/DVD (QSI). Display adapter Intel 82852/82855. IrDA Fast Infrared, AC'97 Modem, PS/2 Keyboard & Synaptics Mouse, 3 USB ports, Firewire, 2 card slots. Network adapters:Broadcom 440x 10/100 and Intel PRO/Wireless 2200GB.

TOUCHPAD

See Touchpad Synaptics

WIRELESS LAN

For wireless, the relevant driver is ipw2200.

    pacman -S ipw2200

From kernel 2.6.17 it is included and the relevant module is

    pacman -S ipw2200-fw

which only loads the firmware.

Add ipw2200 to loaded modules in rc.conf.

Append rc.conf to include eth1 (this is a static IP configuration),

    eth0="eth0 192.168.2.252 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.2.255"
    eth1="eth1 192.168.2.252 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.2.255"
    INTERFACES=(lo eth0 eth1)

and to modprobe.conf, add line

    alias eth1 ipw2200

Amilo requires a "kill switch" module that turns the wireless card radio on. Get fsam7400 module (0.4.0) from http://linux.zwobbl.de/pub/ unpack and install with make, make install. Don't need to add it to the loaded modules in /etc/rc.conf.

Then, to automate the wireless connection on boot, add the following to /etc/rc.local (thanks to nahoj1976):

    echo 100 > /sys/class/firmware/timeout
    modprobe fsam7400 radio=1 autooff=0 autoload=0
    modprobe ipw2200 

After this just the iwconfig and route settings need to be ok for the wireless to work (after reboot of course, unless you modprobe the above commands yourself!). In my case

    iwconfig eth1 essid Mynetworkname mode Managed rate 11M
    route add default 192.168.2.1 eth1

These can be in /etc/rc.local. Now the laptop will be online and iwconfig (from root) should give something like this:

    eth1      IEEE 802.11g  ESSID:"Mynetworkname"
              Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.462 GHz  Access Point: 00:11:50:34:A9:53
              Bit Rate=11 Mb/s   Tx-Power=20 dBm
              Retry limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
              Encryption key:off
              Power Management:off
              Link Quality=91/100  Signal level=-38 dBm  Noise level=-82 dBm
              Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
              Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:3


If you want to connect to a secure network, WEP-encrypted, one way to do this is to write a small script. After boot you decide what script to run depending on what network you should connect to.

A typical setup-script could look like this:

 # /etc/rc.d/work
 # script to connect to network at work
 iwconfig eth1 key 1234567890 channel 6
 ifconfig eth0 down
 dhcpcd eth1

This script both select the right key and channel for the router and uses dynamic ip-addresses in order not to need thinking about DNS-server addresses etc.

ACPI

Seems to work normally: Battery life is visible automatically (in KDE at least), and screen goes to power saving mode after a period of inactivity.

MONITOR OUT

Works

S-OUT

not tested

IRDA

not tested

HOTKEYS, SPECIAL BUTTONS

Alt+Function key commands work ok. For left-side buttons, in kernel is a module called wistron_btns, it also drive the RadioSwitch.

CARD SLOTS

not tested

External Links