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Installing Fedora Core 4 x86_64 on Acer Aspire 5002WLCi

Last updated: 6 February 2006

General Hardware Specifications of Acer Aspire 5002WLCi, part number LX.A5105.322:

Hardware Components

Status under Linux

Notes

Mobile AMD Turion 64 ML-30 on Lugano M motherboard

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

15.4 inch Acer CrystalBrite WXGA TFT Display

Works

Select Generic LCD and 1280x800 resolution in Installer

SiS M760X

Works

Nothing special required

512 MB of DDR RAM

Works

No special procedure required during installation

60 GB ATA-7 Hitachi 2.5 inch 4200 RPM

Works

No special procedure required during installation

No Floppy Drive

N/A


SiS900 PCI Fast Ethernet (rev 91)

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Internal 56k Modem

Don’t know

Haven’t bothered to try yet.

CD-ROM/CD-W Drive with DVD-R

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Internal Broadcom 4318 wireless

Works

Not recognized by default distribution, but ndiswrapper v1.7 and MS-Windows 64bit driver from Acer recognize it after installation. The front panel button embedded lamp indicates network activity. The button also enables and disables the device. Thanks to LarryJ for some valuable input.

14.8 Volt, 4400 mAh Sanyo Lithium-Ion Battery

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

[SiS] Sound Controller (rev a0)

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

This laptop is operating under Kernel version 2.6.14-1.1656_FC4

Basic Installation of [Linux Distribution]:

Setting up additional features for [Linux Distribution]

Unresolved issues

Configuration Files

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