Sony Vaio VGN-CR120E

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Installation

See the Beginners' Guide

Video

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c)

You shouldn't need a xorg.conf to get into X.

The wide screen resolution, 1280x800 worked out of the box, no hacks/patches/tricks needed.

Wireless

02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965 AG or AGN Network Connection (rev 61)

Driver - Built into kernel, Firmware - iwlwifi-4965-ucode from installtion disk under 'Support'. Place 'iwl4965' in your modules array in rc.conf.

Sound

The module is snd_hda_intel. Use alsa, it just works. Mic/Recording - Haven't tried.

Media

CD burning - Works. DVD burning - Works. CD Ripping - Works.

Motioneye Inscreen Camera

lsusb will show

05ca:1839 Ricoh Co., Ltd 

which has support provided by the r5u870 driver (depends on kernel26<2.6.26).

download the latest trunk using svn, make, and make install as per the normal build drill...

svn co http://svn.mediati.org/svn/r5u870/trunk ~/r5u870
cd ~/r5u870
make
make install

Note: One may forgo the last step in favor of being required to manually load the driver and 'keep it simple' (information on manually loading can be found in the README file that you get from the trunk. Note: A package exists in AUR 'r5u870' and 'r5u870-svn' which still work with depends kernel26<2.6.26 and kernel26>2.6.24, feel free to use those too. All that's left now is

modprobe r5u870

you can test your webcam with xawtv like so

xawtv /dev/video0

kernel26>2.6.26: If you have a kernel that falls beyond the depends for 'r5u870' then you can try 'r5u87x' which is a user-space utility that simply loads the camera's firmware into the device. unloading and reloading uvcvideo module will give you your /dev/video* device. There are certain problems with this as any request for a resolution change below 640x480 will report successful by the camera, but actually fails. I will be following developement closely. --OrionFyre 15:13, 14 November 2008 (EST)

flashcam note Flashcam project was a video loopback device that provided a v4l device that worked with flash, this project is now obsolete as flash10 supports v4l2 and as it too is subject to the same breakage that occures to r5u870 with kernel26>2.6.26. My intention was to continue to use flashcam to take vga video (which works with uvcvideo) and have flashcam provide the proper resolution needed for the various applications--OrionFyre 15:13, 14 November 2008 (EST)

Untested

  • 3D Support
  • Mic

lspci output

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub (rev 0c)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c)
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Contoller #4 (rev 03)
00:1a.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 (rev 03)
00:1a.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 03)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 03)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 3 (rev 03)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 03)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 03)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev f3)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801HEM (ICH8M) LPC Interface Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA IDE Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 03)
02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965 AG or AGN Network Connection (rev 61)
06:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 01)
08:07.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCIxx12 Cardbus Controller
08:07.1 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments PCIxx12 OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller
08:07.2 Mass storage controller: Texas Instruments 5-in-1 Multimedia Card Reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD)