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Dell Latitude D520
Dell Latitude D520



15 inch display @ 1024x768
Intel Core Duo
Intel 945GM chipset (ICH7)
Up to 2 GB RAM  	
Intel GMA 950
Synaptics touchpad
hard drive
DVD+/-RW optical drive
Broadcom BCM4401-B0 Fast Ethernet
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG or Dell Wireless 1490 wifi
Dell Wireless 350 Bluetooth
Connexcant modem
Intel High Definition Audio and built-in microphone
USB 2.0
O2 Micro PC Card controller
O2 Micro Firewire controller
serial connector

Hardware Status Overview

Device Working Driver Troubleshooting
Processor Processor Image:Tick.png
Drives and Storage Hard Drive Image:Tick.png ahci
Optical Drive Image:Tick.png ata_piix
USB USB Image:Tick.png uhci, ehci
Graphics Intel Image:Tick.png i915, intel
Input Devices Keyboard Image:Tick.png keyboard
Touchpad Image:Tick.png synaptics
Functions Keys Image:Tick.png
Networking Ethernet Image:Tick.png b44
WLAN: Intel Image:Tick.png iwlwifi
WLAN: Dell Image:Tick.png b43
Modem unknown hsfmodem
Bluetooth Image:Tick.png hci_usb
Sound Sound Image:Tick.png snd_intel_hda See below
Other PC Card unknown yenta_socket
Hardware Sensors unknown i8k
Suspend to RAM unknown
Suspend to Disk unknown

Dell Laptop guides

Dell specific laptop guides:

Generic Laptop guides

Some generic laptop guides:



To get the sound working, you have to specify the model:

File: /boot/grub/grub.conf
 kernel other_kernel_options snd-hda-intel.model=ref
File: /etc/modprobe.d/snd_hda_intel
 options snd_hda_intel model=ref

Afterwards run update-modules.

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