How does FC run on Dell Insiration?
dotancohen at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 02:21:09 UTC 2006
On 27/11/06, Charles Tuckey <charles at tuckey.ca> wrote:
> I have an Inspiron 9400. So far I have the wireless card, a Broadcom
> Corporation Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-PCI card, working and the ATI
> X1400 Mobility graphics card working. I had to use ndiswrapper for the
> wireless card but that doesn't seem to cause any problems. I have to
> use the fglrx driver from ATI for the graphics card. This is a minor
> annoyance because it doesn't support compviz. Also, the livna package
> didn't install the driver properly and I had to manually add in some
> links. If I did it again, I would try to get an Nvidia card.
> Note that you may or may not get the same hardware if you buy an
> Inspiron. You have to specifically request certain hardware. I used
> Dell's chat function to talk to an agent who walked me through the
> whole process. He was able to supply me with hardware that wasn't
> available to choose on their web site.
That's great to know- thanks. I'll chat with the rep and see what we
can do. Any other hardware recommendations would be most appreciated,
so that I can pass them on to the rep.
Dell it will be. Maybe tomorrow.
More information about the users