[PLUG] Mandriva on laptop

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Mon Sep 22 05:58:03 PDT 2008


Arun Khan wrote:
> On Monday 22 Sep 2008, Ranjit Bhonsle wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Today had the opportunity to show off to a Windows user.
>> He has a AMD Toshiba laptop with Vista Enterprise and
> 
> Lappies are strange beasts.  Unlike desktops all components are tightly 
> integrated by the OEM and certified with an **OEM** version of Windows.  
> Install Windows from retail discs and you will most likely run into 
> similar problems.
> 
> I have an AMD Turion 64 HP notebook (ATI 200M GPU, Broadcom WiFi) and 
> each of the Linux distros have some quirks.
> 
> 3. Fedora 9 - get 3D accel. graphics out of box but not WiFi.  
> Suspend/Hibernate does not work.

Broadcam firmware is non-redistributable. If you need you have to use 
b43-cutter. Suspend/hibernate should have worked however. I would 
appreciate a bug report on that.

Rahul



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