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    SubjectRe: New laptop - problems with linux
    On 08-11-2006 15:41, Stephen Clark wrote:
    > Hi list,
    >
    > I just purchased a VBI-Asus S96F laptop Intel 945GM & ICH7, with a Core
    > 2 Duo T560,0 2gb pc5400 memory.
    > From checking around it appeared all the
    > hardware was well supported by linux - but I am having major problems.
    >
    >
    > 1. neither the wireless lan Intel pro 3945ABG or built in ethernet
    > RTL-8169C are detected and configured
    > 2. the disk which is a 7200rpm Hitachi travelmate transfers data at 1.xx
    > mb/sec
    > according to hdparm. This same drive in my old laptop an HP n5430 with a
    > 850 duron the rate was 12-14 mb/sec.
    ...
    > Kernel command line: ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 ide1=dma ide1=ata66
    > ide_setup: ide1=dma -- OBSOLETE OPTION, WILL BE REMOVED SOON!
    > ide_setup: ide1=ata66 -- OBSOLETE OPTION, WILL BE REMOVED SOON!

    Could you repeat the reason for this ides in kernel parameters?
    Did you try to boot some fresh live-cd distro?

    Jarek P.
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