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v 6.10 (Edgy) Hibernate requires a partition that came pre-made, make sure not to delete it. You may need to update initrd-tools in the same way. But, the race is on - will this machine be repaired before it's time to go back to school? Thanks dude!

Edgy Final: had some issues, most are resolved, for details see below. X starts with 640x480, put HorizSync 30-65 VertRefresh 50-75 in Monitor section, this resulted in 1280x1024. When I press F2 for setup, it won't go to setup. Bad memory slot...

If you plugged a mouse while you only had the touchpad/stick before, the external mouse is now detected and you can use it in X. I looks like the stud, but has no internal threads. Thanks a million babe!! Dell Latitude CPx Yes Hard drive spin-down on default settings is more frequent than normal.

For monitoring the fans on gkrellm, Edit the /etc/init.d/i8kbuttons startup script and put in "modprobe i8k power_status=1 force=1". status works Closing the lid and power Button have no effect Buttons for volume and brightness are working Modem is not recognized even after installing softmodem Network card works fine See Download the latest BIOS firmware from Dell's website and flash your BIOS. dino7 replied Feb 10, 2017 at 11:43 AM Loading...

Also don't mix them up... Thank you very very much. By the way, this is what a half hour chat session ended with from Dell: Dell Chat Log Agent (ASHUTOSH_01142660): "Jon now I understand the issue. Remove the battery(ies).

The Power button has to be repaired or replaced. (How to test Power Button ON/OFF Continuity with a Voltmeter) Some electronics components on the motherboard failed, in most case there are Report Dbob- Apr 18, 2010 at 06:29 PM Thanks Leatherneck! Dell Inspiron 8500 Everything seems to work except for the sound and wireless irq problems. Picked memory test, when finished it attempted restart which then offered me start up repair option, ran that then all was ok.

To eliminate a display problem, connect an external monitor. http://newwikipost.org/topic/RSv9PvyoHX6k0u9H2lQUq7oqHKp7m8Me/Dell-Inspiron-1526-blank-screen-after-hibernation.html There's 2 different power issues on Inspiron 2500/8100/8200 Laptops I have seen. Screen fritzed, and would not turn on afterwards. cleaned SO-DIMM ...

Suspend works, but doesn't seem good to battery. Message Insert Code Snippet Alt+I Code Inline Code Link H1 H2 Preview Submit your Reply Alt+S Related Articles Alternative to Windows Indexing - 3 replies How does "real time collaborative coding" The first entry fixes the crashes, the second entry removes the high-pitched sound. Next plug in and try to boot.

Needs nolapic boot parameter. Resume sometimes hangs. Accidental discovery no guarantee it will work for everyone but it worked for me!Still need a solution for this problem? when I power it, it displays a windows error recovery page that suggests start up repair and that it is recommended.when I go for the option, the screen goes black blank.

Using the kernels compiled with 686 params seemed to be much faster for this Celeron based notebook. Any ideas what the problem is?? I did lots of experiments and other crazy things(Completely dis assembled my laptop Del inspiron 6000 till microprocessor and assembled it) which did not work.

Other wise get ready to buy a new computer.

Go to sound section. No trouble with the onboard sound after I installed all the apt updates. ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant ctrl_interface_group=0 eapol_version=1 ap_scan=1 fast_reauth=1 network={ ssid="my ssid" proto=WPA psk="secretpassword" priority=5 } ### Associate with any open access point ### Scans/ESSID changes can be done with wpa_cli network={ ssid="" key_mgmt=NONE priority=1 Type the name of your bios file ie: I8100A15 and hit enter.

DVD playback and bluetooth did not. Staff Online Now LauraMJ Administrator crjdriver Moderator dvk01 Moderator etaf Moderator valis Moderator Noyb Trusted Advisor OBP Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware Everything works perfectly except for the wireless indicator light. WiFi works fine, but wifi light won't turn on.

After it, adding "acpi=noapic" to grub, made ubuntu recognize WLAN and sound card. i have read these forums and tried it all with no hope. The sound functions fine as well as the function key. Would not boot .iso disk 7.04 froze at partition setup Installed Kubuntu/ubuntu 7.04 | 2.6.20-15-generic Modem & Floppy not tested.

There are reports that noapic is also needed at install time. Helpful +26 Report dellhell Mar 8, 2010 at 02:42 AM Hi, I have a Dell Inspiron 4150, which seems to power on, but after a few seconds it dies out. Report Spray1969- Dec 19, 2009 at 09:11 AM This worked for me,wasnt getting beyond f1/f12 first page option so hit f1 (quickly,whilst option is on screen!). Dell Inspiron 1300 Yes v5.10 (Breezy) Details below. 2006-Apr-23 Dell Inspiron 1501 Yes v6.10 (Edgy) You must specify pci=nomsi to install. 2007-Feb-11 Dell Inspiron 2200 Yes Broadcom Wireless flakey 6.10 2007-01-27

Even under battery power the symptom is the same - a blank screen that flashes intermittently, but displays nothing else. Solution: put this script to dynamically detect which pointer you use in /etc/dev.d/default change X config to have touchpad bound to /dev/touchpad (created only when detected)instead of /dev/psaux (always present). That junk dries-out and falls apart on non-porous materials. This is a good time to blow-out the dust on the CPU cooling fins, too...

All rights reserved. Thanks again. Hoary ACPI suspend not currently working. sudo apt-get install i8kutils gkrellm-i8kTo enable support for ACPI functions, edit /etc/default/acpi-support and uncomment the line: ACPI_SLEEP=true Suspend to RAM works after enable ACPI functions.

Dell Inspiron 6000 No special tweaks needed. The solution about setting acpi=off makes soundcard and wlan work, but there are some bogus interrupts which will be handled by the wrong device driver.