Gentoo Archives: gentoo-laptop

From: Alex Howells <astinus@g.o>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Gentoo on Samsung Q45
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 19:50:09
Message-Id: a4020f860710161238i6d440f95t9cc5da597594cb20@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Gentoo on Samsung Q45 by Beso
On 16/10/2007, Beso <givemesugarr@×××××.com> wrote:
> the components inside seems very good and are well supported. the wlan works > very good if it is from intel (it has opensource drivers and documentation > so it works good). you may experience some problems with processor acpi. > there's in this list a discussion of mine with another member about his > acpi/processor problems with a core2duo t77.
Things tend to improve with each kernel version though...
> the acpi from acer usually is not very good, so yours might work well > without problems. i think that it's best for you to try some new livecd and > see what it gets into /proc/acpi/thermal/xxxx/trip_points > and /proc/acpi/thermal/xxxx/temperature files. if you're > able to read temperature and you do have the trip points (ie, the cat on the > temperature file gives you a degree and if your trip points show you > active[0], active[1], passive and critical temperatures in degrees) then you > won't have any problem with the processor driver. control also the > /proc/acpi/fan/ directories to see if acpi recognizes the fan(s) in your pc. > if all this things work then your notebook should run out of the box very > well.
Typically speaking the LiveCD lags several versions behind the latest kernel.org kernel so it's not a 100% indicator whether things will work. -- gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list

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