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Old 09-20-2006, 04:38 PM   #1
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Going to be running Slackware on my laptop what are the things I need to worry about


I have a gateway laptop I don't have all the spec's but from what I remember

AMD Turion 64 X2
Nvidia Geforce go 6100 (nvidia says that it will be supported in the 9xxx series of drivers)
80gb IDE Hard Drive (60gb - Winfows XP/Vista, 1gb - Linux swap, 16gb - Linux root)
some sort of wireless card that is supported by Linux
Sigmatel audio card (still can't get it to work but I think it is supported in alsa 1.0.12)
nforce 4 stuff (this stuff is all supported in 6.17 series of the kernel)

I've been doing some research but I have no idea where to start to make all the power saving features work. I'm going to be using kde, if you need to know that. Thanks in advance.

~Andrew~

P.S. just in case I confused anyone I would just like to know how to make all the power saving features work, and if possible how to do it for slackware 11

 
Old 09-20-2006, 04:50 PM   #2
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For power saving check out this thread, the guy there recomends some good sites.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...78#post2430978
 
Old 09-20-2006, 05:01 PM   #3
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thanks I'll be sure to check it out
 
  


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