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Dell Vostro 1400 / 1500 / 1700
Dell Vostro 1400 / 1500 / 1700



14,1 inch display @ 1280x800 or 1440x1080 (Vostro 1400)
15,4 inch display @ 1280x800 or 1440x1080 or 1920x1200 (Vostro 1500)
17 inch @ 1440x900 or 1920x1200 (Vostro 1700)
Intel Core 2 Duo processors
Intel 965GM chipset (ICH8M)
Up to 4 GB RAM  	
Intel GMA X3100 or NVIDIA 8400M / 8600M
Synaptics touchpad
Seagate or Hitachi hard drive
TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW TS-L632D optical drive
Broadcom 4400 Ethernet card
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG / 4965AGN or Dell Wireless 1395 / 1505 wifi
Dell Wireless 360 Bluetooth
Intel High Definition Audio with SigmaTel STAC9205 codec and built-in microphone
USB 2.0
ExpressCard slot
Ricoh R5C832 firewire controller
Ricoh R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro adapter
Ricoh R5C592 Memory Stick adapter
Ricoh xD-Picture Card controller
OmniVision Technologies webcam

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
Firewire Image:Tick.png ohci1394
SD and MMC card readers Image:Tick.png sdhci
Memory Stick reader Image:Cross.png
xD card reader Image:Cross.png
USB USB Image:Tick.png uhci, ehci
Graphics Intel Image:Tick.png i915, intel
NVIDIA Image:Tick.png nvidia
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, ndiswrapper
Modem Image:Tick.png hsfmodem
Bluetooth Image:Tick.png hci_usb
Sound Sound Image:Tick.png snd_intel_hda See below
Other ExpressCard Image:Tick.png pciehp
Webcam Image:Tick.png uvcvideo
Hardware Sensors unknown i8k
Suspend to RAM Image:Tick.png
Suspend to Disk Image:Tick.png

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=laptop-eapd
File: /etc/modprobe.d/snd_hda_intel
 options snd_hda_intel model=laptop-eapd

Afterwards run update-modules.

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