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Contents

Kernel

Currently using linux-2.6.14-suspend2-r7

Hardware

The Obligatory lspci Dump

Output of lspci:

Code: #lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82852/82855 GM/GME/PM/GMV Processor to I/O Controller (rev 02)
00:00.1 System peripheral: Intel Corporation 82852/82855 GM/GME/PM/GMV Processor to I/O Controller (rev 02)
00:00.3 System peripheral: Intel Corporation 82852/82855 GM/GME/PM/GMV Processor to I/O Controller (rev 02)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device (rev 02)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 03)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 03)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-M) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 03)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev 83)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801DBM (ICH4-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 03)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801DBM (ICH4-M) IDE Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) SMBus Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.6 Modem: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Modem Controller (rev 03)
02:07.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515 Cardbus Controller
02:07.2 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller
02:07.3 Mass storage controller: Texas Instruments PCIxx21 Integrated FlashMedia Controller
02:08.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401 100Base-T (rev 01)
02:09.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG (rev 05)

Manufacturer's Specs

From the Gateway Support Page:


3550GZ Notebook Specifications

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4995

System Gateway® 3550GZ Notebook Processor Intel® Centrino™ Mobile Technology with Intel® Pentium® M Processor 735 (2 MB L2 Cache | 1.70 GHz | 400 MHz FSB)

Determine Your Processor Speed Chipset Intel® 855GM Screen 14-inch Widescreen Ultrabright TFT WXGA Memory 512 MB DDR SODIMM (PC2700) (1 x 512 MB on motherboard) Expandable to 1.5 GB Video Intel® Extreme 2 Graphics 32 MB shared video memory Audio PC2001 Compliant AC '97 Audio Built-in Stereo Speakers Hard Drive 60 GB HDD Optical Drive DVD +/- RW Multi-Format

   * Write maximum: 8x DVD +/-R, 4x DVD +/- RW, 24x DVD+R DL, 24x CD-R and 10x CD-RW disks
   * Reads maximum: 8x DVD-ROM Disks, 8x DL/+RW, 24x CD-ROM disks 

Media Reader 4-in-1 Digital Media Manager MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD), Memory Stick (MS), and Memory Stick Pro Modem 56K ITU V.92 ready Fax/Modem Network Intel® PRO/Wireless LAN 802.11g 10/100Mbps built-in Ethernet Pointing Device Touchpad with Vertical Scroll Zone PCMCIA 1 - Type I or Type II; Card Bus Interfaces

   * 1 - IEEE 1394
   * 3 - USB 2.0 Ports
   * 1 - VGA External Connector
   * 1 - RJ45
   * 1 - RJ11
   * Microphone In
   * Headphone / Audio Out 

Battery 6-cell Lithium-ion Dimensions 1.24-inches H x 13.0-inches W x 9.7-inches D Weight 5.25 pounds


Component Breakdown

Audio

Kernel driver: Intel ... AC'97

emerge alsa-utils

use alsamixer and unmute the "External" item on the far right.

Video

Framebuffer: Device Drivers - Graphics Support - VESA VGA Graphics Support - VESA Driver Type: vesafb-tng - VESA Default Mode: 1280x768@70

Kernel Modules: Character Devices - /dev/agpgart Support - Intel 440... Character Devices - Direct Rendering Manager... - Intel 830M...

Miscellaneous

SMBus:

I2C

Ethernet

b44 driver from the kernel, works fine

WLAN

See this guide.

Modem

Haven't given it a try yet.

Processor

Processor Type and Features -Processor Family = Pentium 4/4M

Power Management Options -CPU Frequency Scaling --all governors --Intel Enhanced Speedstep --Intel Speedstep on ICH-M chipsets

-ACPI

emerge suspend utils see userspace governors tools


-APM

Input Devices

Synaptics touchpad

emerge synaptics

xorg.conf config: Section "InputDevice"

       Identifier      "Synaptics"
       Driver  "synaptics"
       Option  "Protocol" "event"
       Option  "Device" "/dev/input/event1"
       Option  "LeftEdge" "1900"
       Option  "RightEdge" "5000"
       Option  "TopEdge" "1900"
       Option  "BottomEdge" "4000"
       Option  "FingerLow" "25"
       Option  "FingerHigh" "30"
       Option  "MaxTapTime" "180"
       Option  "MaxTapMove" "220"
       Option  "VertScrollDelta" "100"
       Option  "MinSpeed" "0.02"
       Option  "MaxSpeed" "0.10"
       Option  "AccelFactor" "0.0010"
       Option  "SHMConfig" "on"

EndSection

On ServerLayout, insert:

       InputDevice     "Synaptics" "AlwaysCore"

Also works as USB mouse, on /dev/input/mice

Section "InputDevice"

       Identifier      "USB Mouse"
       Driver  "mouse"
       Option  "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
       Option  "SendCoreEvents" "true"
       Option  "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
       Option  "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
       Option  "Buttons" "5"

EndSection

Kernel "PS/2 mouse support" looks optional...

Graphics Card

See this HowTo.

Suspend/Hibernate

working on this...

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