DISCUSSION: Slackware 10.2 on a laptop: ACPI and even the Alps Touchpad. Part 1
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The Hardware: Built in: Gateway Solo 1450LS Laptop 1.3G Mobile Celeron 256MB 133Mhz SDRAM 20 GB IDE HDD CDROM/DVD-ROM 3.5" Floppy 2 USB 1.1 ports AC '97 Intel Modem Intel Chipset Allegro 2 Sound 15" 1024x768 LCD + external monitor port Intel i830m AGP Graphics Synaptics Touchpad Intel PRO 10/100 Ethernet External: USB Wireless Mouse D-Link DWL-650P1 Wireless B PCMCIA card (Prism2 Chipset) USB Flashcard Reader (512MB) Background I bought this laptop new from Gateway to use on the road (I was driving an over-the-road truck at the time, and needed it for email and movie watching).