battery monitor, internet problems on laptop
hi - I've got RH 9 installed on my dell laptop. I've been having problems with several things:
- battery monitor doesnt work. read thru some forums... tried to see if i had apm or acpi, and linux says no apm found... but it cant find any traces of acpi either.
- Dell truemobile 1300 wlan (802.11b/g) mini PCI card and my ethernet card, i guess it's integrated NIC for inspiron 5100, both don't work. even tho i have my ethernet cable plugged into the router, which is plugged into my apartment's hi speed internet jack... 2 desktops can connect just fine, and when i had XP it worked just fine. now they dont work in linux.
- cant get sleep/suspend/hibernate to work... the screen goes all black with funky lines every time i close the laptop even though it's still on.
the laptop is a 2.8 ghz p4 with 32 mb ati mobility radeon 7500, 30 gig ATA hd, no floppy (i borrowed my fiancees external disk drive for a backup disk) also have an advanced port replicator.
one other thing... when i installed RH9, i erased the windows partition, and created 4 partitions using disk druid, 1 for /boot, / , swap, and 10 gigs unpartitioned. however when i try to install XP, it says it cannot write a new partition because its reached the max partitioning...
Last edited by uranologist; 11-30-2003 at 07:59 PM.