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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
Thinkpad 600E

Sub-models (LIST OF MODEL REFERENCE NUMBER) options :
- Intel Mobile Pentium II 300, 366 or 400 CPU
- Video card (Neomagic MagicMedia256AV with 2.5MB)
- Screen size (13.3" (337.8 mm) TFT display with 1024x768 resolution)
- 4.0, 6.4 or 10GB HDD (12mm form factor)
- MWave Modem, IrDA 1.1
- (2) Type I, (2) Type II or (1) type III CardBus slots ~

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

{OK}

- OpenGL

[?]

- Resize-and-Rotate(randr)

[?]

Switch to External Screen

[?]

Mouse

- Built-in (Trackpoint)

{OK}

- Built-in (Touchpad)

{OK}

Modem

{OK}

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

Configuration

Display

Audio

There are been problems with the audio in these models, but audio works automatically in kernels like 2.6.27 and newers.

Mouse

Power Management

In this old model apm works better than acpi, but you can choose both of them. To enable it, update grub with the options apm=on acpi=off The hotkeys doesn't work with acpi. http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Installation_instructions_for_the_ThinkPad_600#Power_Management

WiFi

Modem

This is a IBM Mwave DSP Modem controller Features Chipset: MDSP3780 Interface: PCI PCI ID: 1014:007d

http://www.wowway.com/~zlinuxman/tp600.htm#Internal


System Summary

lspci

00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge [8086:7190] (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX AGP bridge [8086:7191] (rev 03)
00:02.0 CardBus bridge [0607]: Texas Instruments PCI1251A [104c:ac1d]
00:02.1 CardBus bridge [0607]: Texas Instruments PCI1251A [104c:ac1d]
00:06.0 Multimedia audio controller [0401]: Cirrus Logic CS 4610/11 [CrystalClear SoundFusion Audio Accelerator] [1013:6001] (rev 01)
00:07.0 Bridge [0680]: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ISA [8086:7110] (rev 02)
00:07.1 IDE interface [0101]: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 IDE [8086:7111] (rev 01)
00:07.2 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 USB [8086:7112] (rev 01)
00:07.3 Bridge [0680]: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ACPI [8086:7113] (rev 02)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Neomagic Corporation NM2200 [MagicGraph 256AV] [10c8:0005] (rev 20)

lsusb

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

Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
  bDeviceClass            9 Hub
  bDeviceProtocol         0 Full speed (or root) hub
  iProduct                2 

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

Resources

Attachments

Some configuration files and sample outputs.

http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:600E

Credits