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Old 06-24-2004, 04:18 PM   #1
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Post DISCUSSION: Mandrake and Compaq Presario Notebook

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Old 06-25-2004, 05:32 AM   #2
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I Ran Mandrake 9.2 almost 6 Months on old Presario 1250 notebook worked fine, but slow.
Only Problems was getting sound to work correct because of JBL Chipset.
Old 05-18-2005, 12:58 PM   #3
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with mandrake 10 doesn't need to recompile for presario 7xx

solution faster than recompile the kernel

just install ACPI-x.x.x and ACPID-x.x.x from install rpm
add NOLAPIC in the boot option (lilo.conf) of the kernel image and
remove any ACPI=off, ACPI=ht or ACPI=on.
check that acpi service is loaded
add those lines at the end :
modprobe ac
modprobe battery
modprobe fan
modprobe thermal
modprobe processor


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