LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software > Linux - Kernel
User Name
Password
Linux - Kernel This forum is for all discussion relating to the Linux kernel.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 02-23-2010, 06:05 PM   #1
najidebian
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2010
Posts: 6

Rep: Reputation: 0
2.6.32-trunk-amd64 nothing is working


Hi all,
this is my first post.
I just formatted my laptop and installed the weekly testing debian release from debian.org my kernel is 2.6.32-trunk-amd64.
nothing is working on my laptop no sound, no wireless and it cant detect any plugged in devices like a usb mass storage or even a cdrom.
I installed module-assistant and then installed linux-headers and linux-kbuild but still nothing has changed.
I will appreciate some advice.
Thanks in advance.
 
Old 02-25-2010, 04:40 AM   #2
kaz2100
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Location: Penguin land, with apple, no gates
Distribution: Debian testing woody(32) sarge etch lenny squeeze(+64) wheezy jessie
Posts: 1,455

Rep: Reputation: 84
Hya

Welcome to Penguin world.

Many of us would like to help, however we need to know further information about your system (both software and hardware). If you follow this, out life would be much easier.

Happy Penguins!
 
Old 02-25-2010, 10:49 PM   #3
AlucardZero
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2006
Location: USA
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 4,652

Rep: Reputation: 536Reputation: 536Reputation: 536Reputation: 536Reputation: 536Reputation: 536
did you install linux-firmware-nonfree
 
Old 02-26-2010, 12:22 AM   #4
najidebian
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2010
Posts: 6

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
thx guys for the replies.
I waited two days for a reply and then i reformatted my laptop and installed debian with the 2.6.30-2-686 kernel and everything worked out of the box exept the wireless and the desktop effects, the wireless is now fixed by installing the broadcom driver and firmware.
my laptop is acer extensa 4420 with a ATI Radeon Xpress 1250.
Thanks.
 
Old 02-26-2010, 07:41 AM   #5
craigevil
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Location: OZ
Distribution: Debian Sid
Posts: 4,734
Blog Entries: 12

Rep: Reputation: 457Reputation: 457Reputation: 457Reputation: 457Reputation: 457
AtiHowTo - Debian Wiki - http://wiki.debian.org/AtiHowTo
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What is 2.6.32-trunk-amd64 ? michalng Debian 5 02-03-2010 09:56 AM
broadcom-sta driver won't build on 2.6.32-trunk-amd64 war1025 Debian 1 01-24-2010 11:46 PM
lenny +ipw3945 +amd64 not working cybrjackle Debian 5 08-05-2007 10:36 AM
debootstrap not working on etch amd64? tripmix Linux - Newbie 2 08-20-2006 01:38 AM
USB not working ! AMD64/Ubuntu/ATI ricardo06 Linux - Hardware 0 07-30-2005 08:31 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:04 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration