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==Modem==
 
==Modem==
 
The modem appears to be working. The drivers for the modem are no longer available from the official source. You can find a collection of them [http://linmodems.technion.ac.il/packages/smartlink/ here] from an unofficial source.
 
The modem appears to be working. The drivers for the modem are no longer available from the official source. You can find a collection of them [http://linmodems.technion.ac.il/packages/smartlink/ here] from an unofficial source.
 
==Some tweaking==
 
[[Install]] the {{pkg|hwd}}{{Broken package link|{{aur-mirror|hwd}}}} package. This is a nice hardware detection script.
 
 
comment or remove in rc.sysinit the last line, it's a screensaver but usually, you have another one
 
/usr/bin/setterm -blank 15
 
 
*permit to the user to halt or reboot the system
 
 
*using nano to change the config file, it's very simple to use but to prevent the problem of wraping  add in <code>/etc/nanorc</code>
 
set nowrap
 
 
*time
 
to synchronise your time use ntpclient. install the npt package, then when you want update time
 
ntpdate pool.ntp.org
 
  
 
==Some references==
 
==Some references==

Revision as of 08:00, 20 October 2016

INSTALL in a toshiba tecra 8200

Install goes pretty smooth and error-free. All my recommendations are provided to make your install process easier. If you do not need them, or find ways to make a certain process easier or better, please edit this document.

Audio

Use the ALSA module: snd-ymfpci

Video

Use xorg.

In Xorg.conf, these parameters work.

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Mouse0"
	Driver      "mouse"
	Option	    "Protocol" "PS/2"
	Option	    "Emulate3Buttons"
	Option	    "Device" "/dev/psaux"
	Option      "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection
Section "Monitor"
	Identifier   "lcdhard"
	HorizSync    31.5 - 48.5
	VertRefresh  55.0 - 90.0
EndSection
Section "Device"
	Identifier  "tridentXP"
	Driver      "trident"
	ChipSet     "bladeXP"
	Card        "trident bladeXP"
EndSection

Do not forget to install the window manager of your choice. it could be xfce or gnome or kde. and to pacman the trident driver

Modem

The modem appears to be working. The drivers for the modem are no longer available from the official source. You can find a collection of them here from an unofficial source.

Some references