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Old 03-06-2006, 11:24 AM   #1
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compaq presario m2202 + network + usb + sound issues


hi all..
I am running Suse Linux 10 on my Compaq Presario M2202TU Notebook.
There are couple of things i need help in..
I connect to the internet using my college LAN network. In windows xp, this means that i just plug in the LAN cable to the ethernet card, and it automatically gets connected. I do not have to set any Static IP address. IP address is automatically set.
These are the details as I see it in Windows XP
Address Type : Assigned by DHCP
IP Address : 134.x.x.x
Default Gateway : 134.x.x.x
DNS Server : 134.x.x.x

Now I have no issues at all with windows. The connection is via the college proxy server, which I have to authenticate with my username & password. But I have been unsuccessful in setting up the network in SUSE. My ethernet card is detected properly (Realtech RTL8139 Family PCI Fast NIC). Could you please help me configure the network? I have tried tweaking around with YAST, but have had no success.

Secondly, I have a usb mouse, which again is not detected in Linux. How to I get that to work?

Thirdy, I have problems with the sound card. My sound card is also detected (Conextant AC-Link Audio AC'97), but there is no sound output. How do I reslolve that?

And lastly, how do I mount my USB flash disk in linux? Its not like Ubuntu (which I used before), where it would automatically mount as I plug it in.


I know its a lot of questions, but any help would be appretiated.

Thankx..
Peace...
adi
 
Old 03-06-2006, 03:51 PM   #2
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Could you run- as root from terminal- lspci | grep audio and lsmod | grep snd to get better id on soundcard. That conextant reference is for modem which is is often confused with sound card because kernel can get confused--like when i810 module is used for sound and very simiarly labelled i810m(for modem). At least this can start clarifying what sound card and what modules you need for alsa to work correctly.
Do you have touchpad setup on lappy? What usb mouse model are you trying to install.Checking dmesg | less before and after plugging in mouse; and lsusb with it plugged in may help.
For rest you can try at LQ Suse sub forum.
 
Old 03-07-2006, 03:18 AM   #3
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Here is the output of lspci | grep audio
00:1e Multimedia audio controller: Interl Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 03)

Yes. I do have a touch pad system. My USB mouse has no specific model. It gets detected in windows xp as generic ps/2 compatible mouse.
 
Old 03-07-2006, 12:48 PM   #4
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The touch pad usually is setup as ps/2 mouse unless you installed touchpad specific driver. lsusb should show your usb mouse when connected.It would use usbhid module if usb1 connected. If your lappy has usb2 only connectors then ohci or uhci modules would be used.lsmod would show which are loaded.2 ps/2 mice would require more work. Yast should do set up for you. Or look in kde Control Center or KinfoCenter for mice detected. Rarely you must edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf and setup 2 separate mice-the touch pad and the usb.

lsmod should show if the i810 sound modules are loaded for your sound card. There should be several sound modules-for mixer,pcm,etc. You can use that info to setup sound under YAST. Unless you need to run alsaconf.
Anyway you have a start. Check linux-on-laptop under your model for suse install for helpful leads.Dont forget the Suse forum. Enjoy your Suse lappy

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