Debian Sid on MB05
Automatically detected by hotplug. Driver used is 8139too.
Need ipw2100 driver and
rfswitch to activate wifi system.
Don't forget to download appropriate firmware.
To use ipw2100 latest driver on kernel 2.4.x, we also need backport patch.
Tested successfully using ipw2100 driver v1.0.3,
firmware v1.3, and rfswitch v0.1
To contact an access point which use ESSID and WEP
# iwconfig eth0 essid "FOO"
# iwconfig eth0 enc "the-wep-key-here"
# pump -i eth0
Detected automatically. hotplug will activate usb-uhci.
To activate USB 2.0, add ehci-hcd into /etc/modules.
Automatically detected by hotplug, driver used is
Need additional driver, which needs to be compiled by yourself.
Get driver source from SmartLink.
To prepare modem driver:
Don't forget to replace INDONESIA above by your own country name.
Afterward, modem can be accessed from /dev/ttySL0.
- tar xvfz slmodem-2.9.10.tar.gz
- cd slmodem-2.9.10
- sudo make install
- sudo modprobe slamr
- sudo /usr/sbin/slmodemd -c INDONESIA &
Internet connection can be set using wvdial, by following steps:
slmodem v2.9.10 also need a special patch to use with kernel 2.6.10
Detected automatically. On running KDE, a battery icon will be shown beside
clock, on the bottom right corner of screen. Battery indicator will show battery
"fill level" (what is the proper term?), and approximate battery usage time left.
- sudo wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf
- edit /etc/wvdial.conf
- add a line Carrier Check = no
- set Phone, Username, and Password lines with appropriate
values, depend on your ISP
- sudo wvdial
Right-click on that icon will give us option to operate CPU on various clock speeds:
1600, 1200, 1000, 800, 600 MHz, with related power usage each 32, 24, 20, 16, and
Detected automatically, driver is ohci1394. Tested succesfully:
downloading video from Sony handycam.
Detected automatically. Haven't tried yet, because my needs already fulfiled by
various on-board devices.
Detected automatically. X runs on 1054x768 24 bpp. Driver used is i810.
There will be a small problem if Fn+F3 pressed (to switch from LCD to external
monitor and their combinations). Fixed by changing to any virtual console
than back to X. (press Shift+Alt+F1 then Alt+F7).
No problem. xine can be used to play DVD, VCD, or multimedia files (.avi, .mpg, etc).
Writing to CD-R or CD-RW can be done using already-installed k3b.
No problem. Touch on pad can do a "click" too.