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Dell Inspiron B120 / B130
Dell Inspiron B120 / B130



14 inch display @ 1280x800 (B120)
15.4 inch display @ 1280x800 (B130)
Intel Pentium M processor
Intel 915GM chipset (ICH6)
Up to 2 GB RAM  	
Intel GMA 900
Synaptics touchpad
hard drive
DVD-ROM / CD-RW combo optical drive
Broadcom BCM4401-B0 Fast Ethernet
Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG or Dell Wireless 1470 wifi
Conexant HDA D110 modem
Intel High Definition Audio with SigmaTel STAC9200 codec
USB 2.0
ExpressCard slot

Hardware Status Overview

Device Working Driver Troubleshooting
Processor Processor Image:Tick.png
Drives and Storage Hard Drive Image:Tick.png ata_piix
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 ipw2200
WLAN: Dell Image:Tick.png b43, ndiswrapper
Modem unknown hsfmodem
Sound Sound Image:Tick.png snd-hda-intel See below
Other ExpressCard Image:Tick.png pciehp
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 prevent from getting a crackling noise, reported by some people, you have to:

File: /boot/grub/grub.conf
 kernel other_kernel_options snd-hda-intel.position_fix=1
File: /etc/modprobe.d/snd_hda_intel
 options snd_hda_intel position_fix=1

Afterwards run update-modules.

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