LinuxAnswers - the LQ Linux tutorial section.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Laptop and Netbook
User Name
Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).


  Search this Thread
Old 05-22-2004, 08:24 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Oct 2002
Location: Scottish Borders, UK
Distribution: Debian, Ubuntu
Posts: 16

Rep: Reputation: 0
Debian Testing, 2.6.5 Kernel, Modules

Just got myself a fancy new laptop, Toshiba Satellite Pro A10.

The actual install of Debian (Testing net install cd) went fine, and almost everything worked 'out of the box'.

On upgrading the kernel, however, everything broke...
Upgraded to : 2.6.5 using Debian provided image (apt-get installed).

Mouse, sound and network dropped.

I know the modules that need to be loaded, and I know everything works once they are (can load them by hand), but I need to automate it all while the machine boots -- this is where I get stuck...

The modules are:

For the mouse:

For the sound:

For the network:

How can I auto load these at boot time??

On another note, is there an acpi applet that will show the battery status in kde?

Old 05-22-2004, 10:29 AM   #2
LQ Newbie
Registered: May 2004
Posts: 11

Rep: Reputation: 0
I think that you should type them in /etc/modules.preload (Suse or Mandrake I do not remember properly) and redhat /etc/modprobe.config

Anyway with 2.6 kernel these things are easier to use but is difficult for me to find information for dummies about where and how we should do these stuff

Hope this helps

Juan Antonio


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
Leadtek Tv Tuner WinFast DV2000 under Debian sarge testing kernel 2.6.10-1-686 TanelValdna Linux - Hardware 1 08-04-2006 06:19 PM
Loading modules in Debian 3.1(kernel 2.6) swmok Debian 8 06-23-2005 01:16 PM
Setup as getting debian testing files from ftp - will it stay with testing BrianHenderson Debian 2 09-02-2004 07:06 PM
Debian, DRI, and kernel modules sphink Linux - Software 2 07-24-2004 04:14 PM
debian modules list after new kernel install xsmarty Linux - Newbie 3 11-14-2003 04:06 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:36 PM.

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