Models covered?BRAcer Aspire 7720 ?BR?BR To install Debian on this machine the kernel needs to be of the 2.6 series as the audio, video and built-in wireless NIC card won't function properly or at all. Debian "testing" aka "Lenny" must be installed for everything to function properly. ?BR?BR Core Components ?BR Boot Standard Kernel - works (Lenny) ?BR LAN network card: works ?BR Detect CD/DVD: works ?BR Detect hard drives: works ?BR ?BR Extra Features ?BR CPU Frequency Scaling: works ?BR Hibernation: unknown ?BR Sleep/Suspend: works ?BR Xorg: works ?BR ?BR Mouse: works ?BR ..Built-in touchpad: works ?BR ..USB Optical Mouse: works ?BR ..Wireless mouse: works ?BR?BR Modem: unknown - never used it ?BR?BR Wireless/WIFI: works ?BR Keyboard's hotkeys: works ?BR?BR Important Note ?BR

If you need wifi to work, you must have the uucode firmware file handy either during or after installation. If uucode file is iwlwifi-3945-2.ucode you must rename it to iwlwifi-3945-1.ucode in order for wifi hardware to work. Put iwlwifi-3945-1.ucode in /lib/firmware/.

?BR?BR $ lspci -nn?BR 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub [8086:2a00] (rev 03) ?BR00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a02] (rev 03) ?BR00:02.1 Display controller [0380]: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a03] (rev 03) ?BR00:1a.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 [8086:2834] (rev 03) ?BR00:1a.1 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 [8086:2835] (rev 03) ?BR00:1a.7 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 [8086:283a] (rev 03) ?BR00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller [8086:284b] (rev 03) ?BR00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1 [8086:283f] (rev 03) ?BR00:1c.1 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 2 [8086:2841] (rev 03) ?BR00:1c.2 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 3 [8086:2843] (rev 03) ?BR00:1c.3 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 4 [8086:2845] (rev 03) ?BR00:1d.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 [8086:2830] (rev 03) ?BR00:1d.1 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 [8086:2831] (rev 03) ?BR00:1d.2 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 [8086:2832] (rev 03) ?BR00:1d.7 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 [8086:2836] (rev 03) ?BR00:1e.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge [8086:2448] (rev f3) ?BR00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation 82801HEM (ICH8M) LPC Interface Controller [8086:2815] (rev 03) ?BR00:1f.1 IDE interface [0101]: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) IDE Controller [8086:2850] (rev 03) ?BR00:1f.2 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA AHCI Controller [8086:2829] (rev 03) ?BR00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller [8086:283e] (rev 03) ?BR05:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation ?NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express [14e4:1693] (rev 02) ?BR06:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection [8086:4222] (rev 02) ?BR07:00.0 ?FireWire (IEEE 1394) [0c00]: Ricoh Co Ltd ?R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller [1180:0832] (rev 05) ?BR07:00.1 SD Host controller [0805]: Ricoh Co Ltd ?R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter [1180:0822] (rev 22) ?BR07:00.2 System peripheral [0880]: Ricoh Co Ltd ?R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter [1180:0592] (rev 12) ?BR07:00.3 System peripheral [0880]: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller [1180:0852] (rev 12) ?BR?BR

$ lsusb?BR Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub ?BRBus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub ?BRBus 007 Device 003: ID 0781:554f ?SanDisk Corp. ?BRBus 007 Device 002: ID 064e:a101 Suyin Corp. Laptop integrated ?WebCam ?BRBus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub ?BRBus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub ?BRBus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub ?BRBus 001 Device 003: ID 046d:c016 Logitech, Inc. M-UV69a/HP M-UV96 Optical Wheel Mouse ?BRBus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub ?BRBus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub ?BR ?BR Xorg auto-configured properly at 1440x900 resolution.


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