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Installing Slackware Linux 10.1 on California Access D280S


Last updated: 14th of July, 2005


General hardware specifications of California Access D280S:


Hardware Components

Status Under Linux

Notes

Celeron 2.0 Ghz

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

14.1 TFT display

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

SiS 650 (on-board) with dynamic memory (16-64 MB RAM)

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

256MB, DDR (266 Mhz)

Works

No special procedure required during installation

20 GB Ultra ATA hard drive

Works

No special procedure required during installation

1.44" floppy drive

Works

No special procedure required during installation

On-board network card (Realtek8139 chipset)

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Internal 56k modem

Doesn't Work

In progress

24X Samsung CD-ROM drive

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Lithium-Ion battery (4400 mAh)

Works

Need to edit kernel sources. Details below ;]

SiS 7012 (on-board) audio chipset

Works

No special procedure required if using Kernel 2.4.x and 2.6.x. Works with OSS driver: Intel ICH(i8xx)

USB 1.1

Works

No special procedure required if using Kernel 2.4.x and 2.6.x (OHCI Controller)

This laptop worked properly on Kernels 2.6.x, but I've also tested 2.4.22 up to 2.4.26. All of them worked well:^)


Basic installation of Slackware Linux

Setting up additional features for California Access D280S

Video card

Untested things

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