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Installing SuSE 10.0 on Acer Aspire 3003 WLMI

Last updated: 03/16/2006

General Hardware Specifications of Acer Aspire 3003 WLMI:

Hardware Components

Status under Linux

Notes

AMD Sempron 3000+ Processor, 1.8 GHz

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

15.4” WXGA Crystal Bright Display

Works

Select 1280x800 LCD in Xwindows SaX setup

SiSM760GX Graphics Chipset

Works

Detected. Working 100% including 3D Accel.

256MB, DDR 333 PC 2700, 2DIMMs

Works

No special procedure required during installation

80 GB Ultra ATA Hard Drive

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Modular Floppy Drive

NONE

N/A

SiS 900 Integrated Network Card

Detected But Doesn't Doesn't Work

Known Issue With SuSE 10.0 Kernel

Acer Chipset Internal 56k SoftModem

Works

Detected and Working 100%

Dual Layer 8X DVD+/RW Drive

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Internal Broadcom based Acer Invilink 802.11 b/g Wireless

Works 100% With Ndiswrapper

Google Ndiswrapper Howto for SuSE

Lithium-Ion Battery

Works

Works with SuSE Powersave Daemon right out of the box.

AC97 Sound

Works

Detected and Operational except for Wavetable Midi Under Alsa

3 USB Ports

Works

Detected and working under standard installation

Keyboard Special Keys

Works

Select Acer Travelmate 800 under SaX2 and all special keys will function.

Touchpad

Works

Detected and fully operational including 2 dimensional scroll button.

Bluetooth Wireless

Untested

Untested

PCMCIA

Untested

Untested

ACPI

Seems to Work

Seems to Work



This laptop is operating under Kernel version 2.6.13-15.8

Basic Installation of SuSE 10.0:

Setting up additional features for [Linux Distribution]

Unresolved issues

Configuration Files

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