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Installing Linux on a Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo A1655G

Last updated: 11/03/2006

General Hardware Specifications of the Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo A1655G:

Hardware Components

Status under Linux

Notes

AMD Turion MT-32 (1.8 Ghz, 512 kB L2)

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

15.1 WXGA TFT Display

Works

No special procedure required during installation

ATI X200 integrated video (shared memory)

Works

No special procedure required during installation

1024MB, SDRAM DDR 333, 2DIMMs

Works

No special procedure required during installation

100 GB Seagate STUltra ATA100 Hard Drive

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Via Firewire 400

Not tested

The FireWire modules are loaded, so I suppose the thing is recognized. Haven't had the chance to test it.

Integrated Network Card (RealTek 8139)

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Internal 56k Modem

Not tested

N/A

Broadcom 4318 802.11b/g Wireless adapter

Doesn't work

No results with a patched 2.6.16-rc5 kernel with native (bcm43xx) drivers; same with the stock 2.6.15.4 kernel with ndiswrapper 1.10

53 WHr Lithium-Ion Battery

Works

No special procedure required during installation

ATi IXP onboard sound card (Intel Azalia High-Definition audio compatible)

Works

No special procedure required if using kernel 2.6.x. Uses the hda-intel sound driver.

Built-in speakers

Works

Work out of the box. Nice (but crappy sound :-P)

Express Card slot (36/54 mm)

Not tested

No clue if this works... I don't have one of those cards.

Flash card reader (SD/MS/MMC/MSPRO)

Not tested

No flash cards now, but when I get a digital camera, it might come in handy.



This laptop is operating under kernel version 2.6.15.4. 2.6.15.6 and 2.6.16-rc5 run fine on it too.

Basic Installation of Zenwalk 2.2:

Setting up additional features for Zenwalk

Unresolved issues

Configuration Files

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