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Old 07-28-2007, 12:52 PM   #1
aqeel
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Question PCLiuxOS not detecting touchpad ,soundcard,and wireless adapter of lenovo laptop


hi,

i have a lenovo laptop(model:Y 500-776146Q).However when I installed PCLinux-OS , my touchpad seems not working(ofcourse i can see the mouse point but it is not moving)

I have configured my pointing device to "Any serial or USB " under the configure pointing device option.

Similiarly it have not detected my sound card

Again i am unable to configure my wireless adapter(Broadcom BCM4311).
It says unable to configure ndiswrapper and something like that though i have choosen the correct .inf file.

please help me
 
Old 07-28-2007, 03:32 PM   #2
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Try configuring the touchpad to use the PS/2 protocol (or event if you have that).

The native linux driver for the wireless networkcard might be interrupting ndiswrapper. Login as root and run lsmod in a console. Do you see a module called bcm43xx?
 
Old 07-28-2007, 04:46 PM   #3
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do lspci to find out what kind of sound card, touch pad, etc. you have
then look up the drivers for them
you may need to recompile your kernel (i did for my touch pad) make sure you compile any dependencies as source and not modules
 
Old 09-02-2007, 03:24 PM   #4
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just use opensuse 10.2. works perfect with IBM/Lenovo laptops

also please provide the output of lspci
 
  


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