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Installing Fedora Core 5 on IBM Thinkpad 770

Last updated: april 2006

General Hardware Specifications of IBM Thinkpad 770:

Hardware Components

Status under Linux

Notes

Pentium 233 MHz

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

14.1 SVGA TFT Display

Works

Select Generic LCD Display 1024x768 16bit thousands colors in Installer

Trident Video

Works

No special procedure required during installation

256MB, SDRAM

Works

No special procedure required during installation

5 GB Hard Drive

Works

No special procedure required during installation

PCMCIA Network Card

Works

No special procedure required during installation

CD-ROM Drive

Works

No special procedure required during installation

CS Sound Card

Works

Add these 3 lines to your /etc/modprobe.conf file:
alias snd-card-0 snd-cs4236
alias sound-slot-0 snd-cs4236
options snd-cs4236 port=0x530 cport=0x538 isapnp=0 dma1=1 dma2=0 irq=5

Add this line to your /etc/rc.local file:
/sbin/modprobe snd-cs4236

This laptop is operating under Kernel version kernel-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5.i586




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