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==Hardware Specifications==
=Hardware Specifications=
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*AMD Turion X2 Dual-Core Mobile Processor RM-74 (2.2 GHz, 1MB L2 Cache)
 
*AMD Turion X2 Dual-Core Mobile Processor RM-74 (2.2 GHz, 1MB L2 Cache)
 
*17.0" Diagonal WXGA+ High-Definition BrightView Widescreen Display (1440 x 900)
 
*17.0" Diagonal WXGA+ High-Definition BrightView Widescreen Display (1440 x 900)
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*3 USB 2.0, HDMI, eSATA ports
 
*3 USB 2.0, HDMI, eSATA ports
  
=Configuration=
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==Configuration==
==Processor==
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===Processor===
Frequency scaling works with cpufrequtils using the "powernow-k8" module.
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Frequency scaling works with [[cpufrequtils]] using the "'''powernow-k8'''" module. Available frequencies are 2.20 GHz, 1.10 GHz, and 550 MHz
Available frequencies are 2.20 GHz, 1.10 GHz, and 550 MHz.
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==Video==
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===Video===
Using "xf86-video-radeonhd" driver for the ATI card. An xorg.conf file was needed for the correct driver to be used.
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Using "xf86-video-ati" driver for the ATI card. No xorg.conf file needed. Seems to function properly with and without KMS enabled.
 
Display supports 1440x900 @ 60 Hz. HDMI output not tested.
 
Display supports 1440x900 @ 60 Hz. HDMI output not tested.
  
==Audio==
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===Audio===
No problems here. All necessary modules were loaded during installation.
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All necessary modules are automatically loaded.
  
==LAN==
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===LAN===
No problems here. Using the "'''r8169'''" module.
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All necessary modules are automatically loaded. Requires the "'''r8169'''" module
  
==WLAN==
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===WLAN===
No problems here. Using the "'''ath5k'''" module.
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All necessary modules are automatically loaded. Requires the "'''ath5k'''" module
  
==Webcam==
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===Webcam===
No problems here. This worked "out of the box" - no configuration needed.
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All necessary modules are automatically loaded. Tested with Cheese (GNOME webcam app)
Tested with Cheese (GNOME webcam app).
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==Card Reader==
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===Card Reader===
No problems here. This worked "out of the box" - no configuration needed.
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All necessary modules are automatically loaded.
  
=Troubleshooting=
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==Troubleshooting==
==Video==
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Occasionally getting some scrambled video during the system shutdown sequence (after GNOME shuts down but before computer shuts down). Doesn't happen all the time.
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==QuickPlay buttons==
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===QuickPlay buttons===
 
*Mute button works as expected
 
*Mute button works as expected
 
*Volume control works as expected
 
*Volume control works as expected
 
*Rewind, play, fast forward and stop buttons not tested
 
*Rewind, play, fast forward and stop buttons not tested
*Wireless button doesn't turn wireless off/on
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*Wireless button does not appear to enable/disable wireless, further setup may be needed for this

Latest revision as of 12:58, 23 April 2012

Hardware Specifications

  • AMD Turion X2 Dual-Core Mobile Processor RM-74 (2.2 GHz, 1MB L2 Cache)
  • 17.0" Diagonal WXGA+ High-Definition BrightView Widescreen Display (1440 x 900)
  • 4GB DDR2 SDRAM (2 DIMM)
  • ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics (256 MB)
  • 320GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
  • Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E LAN
  • Atheros AR5001 802.11b/g WLAN
  • SuperMulti 8x DVD+/-R/RW drive with Double Layer Support
  • Webcam
  • JMicron SD,MS/Pro,MMC,XD Card Reader
  • 3 USB 2.0, HDMI, eSATA ports

Configuration

Processor

Frequency scaling works with cpufrequtils using the "powernow-k8" module. Available frequencies are 2.20 GHz, 1.10 GHz, and 550 MHz

Video

Using "xf86-video-ati" driver for the ATI card. No xorg.conf file needed. Seems to function properly with and without KMS enabled. Display supports 1440x900 @ 60 Hz. HDMI output not tested.

Audio

All necessary modules are automatically loaded.

LAN

All necessary modules are automatically loaded. Requires the "r8169" module

WLAN

All necessary modules are automatically loaded. Requires the "ath5k" module

Webcam

All necessary modules are automatically loaded. Tested with Cheese (GNOME webcam app)

Card Reader

All necessary modules are automatically loaded.

Troubleshooting

QuickPlay buttons

  • Mute button works as expected
  • Volume control works as expected
  • Rewind, play, fast forward and stop buttons not tested
  • Wireless button does not appear to enable/disable wireless, further setup may be needed for this