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DebianOn is an effort to document how to install, configure and use Debian on some specific hardware. Therefore potential buyers would know if that hardware is supported and owner would know how get the best out of that hardware.

The purpose is not to duplicate the Debian Official Documentation, but to document how to install Debian on some specific hardware.

Models covered
COMMERCIAL NAME

Sub-models (LIST OF MODEL REFERENCE NUMBER) options :
- Video card (Intel or ATI radeon or ATI FireGL) (adapt this list to actually match options available. Common features are listed below)
- Screen size (14", 15", or 15" wide)
- Wireless card
- Disk and Ram size, optical device
- Other options, like fingerprint reader, bluetooth...

Overall Status

Core Components

[ATTACH]

Boot Standard Kernel:

{OK}

LAN network card:

{OK}

Detect CD/DVD:

{OK}

Detect hard drives:

{OK}

Extra Features

CPU Frequency Scaling

[?]

Hibernation

[?]

Sleep / Suspend

[?]

Xorg

[?]

- OpenGL

{i}

- Resize-and-Rotate(randr)

[?]

Switch to External Screen

[?]

Mouse

- Built-in (Trackpoint)

[-]

- Built-in (Touchpad)

[-]

Modem

[-]

Wireless/Wifi

[-]

Keyboard's Hotkeys

[?]

Legend :
{OK} = OK ; {X} Unsupported(No Driver) ; /!\ = Error (Couldn't get it working); [?] Unknown, Not Test ; [-] Not-applicable
{i} = Configuration Required; X-( = Only works with a non-free driver and or firmware

Important Note

{X} Installation of 64 bit distribution fails at startup with following message :

Initramfs unpacking failed: junk in compressed archive
Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block{x,y}

Workaround :

To determine your memory :

Source : launchpad

Configuration

Display

2 x ?GeForce 9800 GT

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation G92 [GeForce 9800 GT] [10de:0605] (rev a2)
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation G92 [GeForce 9800 GT] [10de:0605] (rev a2)

OpenGL 3D acceleration may need libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental (to be checked with up-to-date Wheezy as mesa changelog suggests it is not needed anymore).

Audio

Mouse

Power Management

WiFi

Modem


System Summary

lspci

00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: nVidia Corporation C55 Host Bridge [10de:03a3] (rev a2)
00:00.1 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03ac] (rev a1)
00:00.2 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03aa] (rev a1)
00:00.3 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03a9] (rev a1)
00:00.4 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03ab] (rev a1)
00:00.5 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03a8] (rev a2)
00:00.6 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03b5] (rev a1)
00:00.7 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03b4] (rev a1)
00:01.0 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03ad] (rev a1)
00:01.1 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03ae] (rev a1)
00:01.2 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03af] (rev a1)
00:01.3 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03b0] (rev a1)
00:01.4 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03b1] (rev a1)
00:01.5 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03b2] (rev a1)
00:01.6 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03b3] (rev a1)
00:02.0 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03b6] (rev a1)
00:02.1 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03bc] (rev a1)
00:02.2 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation C55 Memory Controller [10de:03ba] (rev a1)
00:03.0 PCI bridge [0604]: nVidia Corporation C55 PCI Express bridge [10de:03b7] (rev a1)
00:05.0 PCI bridge [0604]: nVidia Corporation C55 PCI Express bridge [10de:03b8] (rev a1)
00:09.0 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation MCP51 Host Bridge [10de:0270] (rev a2)
00:0a.0 ISA bridge [0601]: nVidia Corporation MCP51 LPC Bridge [10de:0260] (rev a3)
00:0a.1 SMBus [0c05]: nVidia Corporation MCP51 SMBus [10de:0264] (rev a3)
00:0a.2 RAM memory [0500]: nVidia Corporation MCP51 Memory Controller 0 [10de:0272] (rev a3)
00:0b.0 USB Controller [0c03]: nVidia Corporation MCP51 USB Controller [10de:026d] (rev a3)
00:0b.1 USB Controller [0c03]: nVidia Corporation MCP51 USB Controller [10de:026e] (rev a3)
00:0d.0 IDE interface [0101]: nVidia Corporation MCP51 IDE [10de:0265] (rev a1)
00:0e.0 RAID bus controller [0104]: nVidia Corporation MCP51 Serial ATA Controller [10de:0266] (rev a1)
00:0f.0 RAID bus controller [0104]: nVidia Corporation MCP51 Serial ATA Controller [10de:0267] (rev a1)
00:10.0 PCI bridge [0604]: nVidia Corporation MCP51 PCI Bridge [10de:026f] (rev a2)
00:10.1 Audio device [0403]: nVidia Corporation MCP51 High Definition Audio [10de:026c] (rev a2)
00:14.0 Bridge [0680]: nVidia Corporation MCP51 Ethernet Controller [10de:0269] (rev a3)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation G92 [GeForce 9800 GT] [10de:0605] (rev a2)
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation G92 [GeForce 9800 GT] [10de:0605] (rev a2)
03:05.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394) [0c00]: Agere Systems FW322/323 [11c1:5811] (rev 70)

lsusb

lsusb -v | grep -E '\<(Bus|iProduct|bDeviceClass|bDeviceProtocol)' 2>/dev/null

Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
  bDeviceClass            9 Hub
  bDeviceProtocol         0 Full speed (or root) hub
  iProduct                2 EHCI Host Controller
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 04b4:6560 Cypress Semiconductor Corp. CY7C65640 USB-2.0 "TetraHub"
  bDeviceClass            9 Hub
  bDeviceProtocol         1 Single TT
  iProduct                0 
  bDeviceClass            9 Hub
  bDeviceProtocol         0 Full speed (or root) hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
  bDeviceClass            9 Hub
  bDeviceProtocol         0 Full speed (or root) hub
  iProduct                2 OHCI Host Controller
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 046d:0b05 Logitech, Inc. 
  bDeviceClass            9 Hub
  bDeviceProtocol         0 Full speed (or root) hub
  iProduct                2 BT Mini-Receiver
  (Bus Powered)
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0644:0201 TEAC Corp. 
  bDeviceClass            0 (Defined at Interface level)
  bDeviceProtocol         0 
  iProduct                2 CAB-200
      (Bus Powered)
  bDeviceClass            0 (Defined at Interface level)
  bDeviceProtocol         0 
  (Bus Powered)
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0955:000a NVidia Corp. 
  bDeviceClass            0 (Defined at Interface level)
  bDeviceProtocol         0 
  iProduct                2 ESA FW Update
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 413c:1003 Dell Computer Corp. Keyboard Hub
  bDeviceClass            9 Hub
  bDeviceProtocol         0 Full speed (or root) hub
  iProduct                2 Dell USB Keyboard Hub
      (Bus Powered)
  (Bus Powered)
Bus 001 Device 007: ID 413c:8130 Dell Computer Corp. 
  bDeviceClass          224 Wireless
  bDeviceProtocol         1 Bluetooth
  iProduct                2 BT Mini-Receiver
Bus 001 Device 008: ID 046d:c718 Logitech, Inc. 
  bDeviceClass            0 (Defined at Interface level)
  bDeviceProtocol         0 
  iProduct                2 BT Mini-Receiver
      (Bus Powered)
Bus 001 Device 009: ID 046d:c719 Logitech, Inc. 
  bDeviceClass            0 (Defined at Interface level)
  bDeviceProtocol         0 
  iProduct                2 BT Mini-Receiver
      (Bus Powered)

USB Host controllers entries (without OHCI, UHCI, EHCI) are removed too.

Resources

Attachments

Some configuration files and sample outputs.

Credits


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