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Gentoo on e8010

Gentoo Linux on Fujitsu Siemens LifeBook E8010

version status files
Kernel 2.6.11-gentoo-r6 ok .config, dmesg, lsmod, lspci
Graphics X.org 6.8.2, Intel i865 chipset ok;
when booting have to run 855resolution before starting X (to add 1400x1050 resolution to BIOS)
have no second monitor to test secondary video output - would actually need it for presentations (beamer)
xorg.conf, see also kernel .config, 855-resolution
Sound ALSA: Intel/SiS/nVidia/AMD/ALi AC97 Controller (intel8x0) working only with sound as module see kernel .config
ACPI ok, compiled into kernel; couldn't patch suspend2 to this kernel so cannot use suspend to disk (hibernate) feature;
also using gcc-3.3 has no support for pentium-m so still running in power hungry mode
see kernel .config
USB uhci, ehci, (ohci) support ok see kernel .config, lsusb
Framebuffer FB_VESA_STD, FB_VESA_TNG, FB_I810, FB_INTEL Couldn't make boot splash working. Anyone has any idea how to use and configre one of these:
  • VESA VGA graphics support
  • Intel 810/815 support
  • Intel 830M/845G/852GM/855GM/865G support
see kernel .config
CD-RW/DVD-R read ok; couldn't make usb drive work with xcdroast fstab
Touchpad + stick mouse (ps2 or usb) working ok simultaneously with touch pad, but stick is not working see xorg.conf
Network 1000 Mbit Broadcom Tigon3 compiled into kernel see kernel .config
Firewire not used: have no device to play with
Bluetooth not used: have no device to play with
Modem not used: have no device to play with
IRDA not used: have no device to play with

e8010 Technical data

Chipset Intel 855GME/ICH4-M
Processor Intel Pentium M 725 (1.60 GHz)
CD drive DVD/CD-R/RW combo drive
Graphics Intel 855GME with integrated 32-bit 3D/2D graphics core with dynamic video memory technology
Display / Resolution 15-inch TFT-SXGA+, 1400 x 1050
Audio AL97 Codec ALC203, internal stereo speakers
Modem built-in 56k V.92 modem
LAN built-in 10/100/1000 MB/s Ethernet GBLAN (Broadcom BCM5705-M)