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Slackware on Gateway Solo 9300 laptop

Installing Slackware on Gateway Solo 9300

Last updated: 27th April 2006

General Hardware Specifications of Solo 9300:

Hardware Components
Status under Linux
Notes
Pentium III Processor, 450 MHz Works No special procedure required during installation.
14.1 TFT LCD Display Works; max res 1024 x 768, 16.7mill colours No special procedure required during installation.
ATI 3D Rage Mobility P/M 4 MB Video Works; not accelerated though. See Notes. Given Up for Now
128MB, SDRAM, 2SO-DIMMs (32MB onboard + 64 and 128 modules?) Works No special procedure required during installation
6 GB Toshiba MK6014MAP Hard Drive Works No special procedure required during installation
Modular Floppy Drive Not Tested No special procedure required during installation
No Integrated Network Card N/A N/A
3Com Mini PCI type 3B Internal V.90 56K Modem Doesn't Work No driver yet available
24X DVD ROM DV-25E (TEAC?) Works No special procedure required during installation
No Built-In Wireless N/A N/A
75 WHr Lithium-Ion Battery Sort of Works (It's fairly dead but that's not Slackware's fault) No special procedure required during installation
ESS Maestro 2E Sound Card (ESS1978S) Works Make sure you're using (ALSA) driver snd_es1968

This laptop is operating under Kernel version 2.6.16.5

Basic Installation of Slackware:
Setting up additional features for Slackware
Unresolved issues
Configuration Files
More Specific Information.