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Old 10-20-2003, 11:31 AM   #1
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Mandrake 9.1 on a IBM r31 + external devices

As the topic says I'm running Mandrake 9.1 on my IBM Thinkpad r31. I was very satisfied until I decided I wanted to make it work better.

I would like to make the four buttons ("Thinkpad" volume up and down and mute) to work. There are also two buttons at each side of the up-arrow that I don't know what I could use for.

The external equipment I wan't to work is:
1. D-Link DWL-650+ Wireless LAN PCMCIA (TI acx100 chipset):
I think it should work OK once I get to compile those drivers and utilities (I keep getting some errors)
2. D-Link DBT-120 USB Bluetooth thingie
Seems to work, but I want to connect my Sony Ericsson t610 to use it as a modem and mount it to transfer pictures and sounds and such..
This is how far I got:
Installed bluez and it seems to work.
I plug the device in and do this.
modprobe hci_usb
hciconfig hci up
hcitool scan
hcitool cc xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
Now I got the active bluetooth connection on my phone.
After doing som reading around I figured I should now be able to check the conection like this: l2ping xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx (?) However, I get "Can't create socket.: No such file or directory" when I try..
And how can I make this happen everytime I plugin the device? and then display what available Bluetooth devices it finds?

3. Sony USB Floppy
Seems to work quite good.. Except I don't know how to find what device I should mount. I suppose I can just do like this?
mount /dev/<something> /mnt/usb-floppy
or do I have to modprobe it first?

Hope someone can help me with at least something of this


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