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Laptop Testing for Fedora 8

In the lead-up to Fedora 8, I'm trying to test as many laptops as I can with the live images to see what works and what doesn't.

Known bugs of rawhide-20071012

  • sound starts muted by default
  • nm-applet segfault

Currently testing

  • Wireless
  • Graphics in correct resolution and driver. Compiz if available
  • Sound
  • VMX/SVM (if available)
  • Wired ethernet
  • Brightness keys
  • Volume keys
  • Suspend/resume

Things to add in the future

  • Webcam
  • Bluetooth
  • Express card/PCMCIA
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Dock
  • Video out


Acer

Acer Ferrari 1000

  • Radeon RS485 comes up in correct resolution
  • Wireless does not work (Broadcom 4328); not even detected by b43
  • Sound via headphones works
  • Needs some keymap quirks...
  • Volume buttons need quirks.
  • Brightness keys work, no OSD
  • Suspend/resume doesn't work (needs quirks)

Acer TravelMate 2480

  • 945GM graphics come up in correct resolution
  • Wireless uses b43 and works
  • Sound works, but headphones only
  • Volume buttons work
  • Brightness keys actually change brightness, but no OSD
  • FIXME: Needs keymap quirks
  • Suspend/resume works

Asus

Asus A8JS

  • Tested with rawhide-20071012 live usb (32 and 64bit kernels)
  • Wireless (iwl3945) works
  • Graphics (nVidia GeForce Go 7700, nv driver) comes up at correct 1440x900 resolution for panel
  • VMX enable-able; kvm works
  • Wired ethernet (rtl8169) works
  • Sound (ICH7 audio) works, but you have to go into the mixer and unmute the front channel.
  • Brightness keys work
  • Volume keys don't work. Not detected by kernel at all?
  • Suspend doesn't work (nv driver? or USB hosage?)

Asus F3Sc

  • graphics comes up fine (nVidia GeForce 8400MG, nv driver)
  • wireless is 3945, works
  • Brightness keys work
  • Sound works once I enable the front channel and turn up the volume there
  • Media keys do nothing; not detected by the kernel.
  • FIXME: Need to try VMX
  • Suspend/resume breaks the same way as on all nv hardware.

Apple

Apple MacBook 13"

  • Core2 T7200 @ 2 GHz
  • Sound works once you show and unmute the front channel
  • Graphics (i945GM) work
  • Wireless (ath 5418) isn't even recognized by the module
  • Volume keys have weird toggled Fn behavior
  • Volume keys will be set with us+inet
  • Suspend and resume worked

Apple MacBook Pro

  • 15", 2.2 GHz Core 2 Duo, 4MB of cache
  • Graphics come up at the right resolution (nv driver)
  • Brightness keys don't work
  • Sound only works via headphones jack
  • Wireless doesn't work; 5418 chip isn't supported at all by ath5k
  • Suspend hits the same problem as other nvidia boxes

Apple MacBook Pro 15"

  • Core Duo @ 2 GHz
  • Sound works once I unmute the front channel
  • Graphics (Radeon X1600) uses vesa. avivo works at native resolution.
  • Wireless is recognized, but can't scan for networks
  • Wired network (sky2) works
  • Volume keys have weird toggled Fn behavior; will be setup properly with us+inet
  • Brightness keys bring up OSD but not a slider of current status
  • Suspend/resume works with vesa and avivo

Apple Powerbook G4 12"

  • test3 live from dvd
  • boots fine, hal hangs
  • no firmware
  • graphics comes up fine
  • sound works
  • brightness keys work
  • no suspend (nv graphics)

Apple Powerbook G4 17"

  • Sound works
  • Brightness keys do nothing but apparently work under a real install
  • Volume keys will be right with new rhpl
  • Wireless will work with firmware installed
  • RV350 video, wobbly windows work
  • Resume mostly works; hits the resume from CD bug
  • Nothing set up for alt-click

Dell

Dell D600

  • rawhide live from cd; no usb boot in bios
  • ATI R250, 1024x768
  • ipw220 wireless
  • sound started muted. bringing up volumes makes it work
  • brightness is hardware
  • Sound keys are us+inet; should be fixed with new rhpl
  • suspend and resume works. except for weird cdrom resume lockdep warning
  • windows wobble

Dell Inspiron 7500

  • test3 live from cd, no usb boot in bios
  • but sloooooowooowwww
  • 256 megs of ram doesn't work so well. but hardware came up okay

Dell Inspiron 9300

  • ipw2200, works
  • radeon X300, wobbly windows work
  • Brightness works, no OSD but bits in dmesg. Patch sent for hal-info
  • Sound keys are us+inet
  • Suspend and resume works

Dell Latitude D620

  • sound works
  • brightness works; OSD shows but isn't percentags
  • sound keys are us+inet
  • vmx enabled and works
  • wireless works
  • suspend/resume works

Dell Latitude D820

  • Sound works
  • Brightness keys work, OSD doesn't reflect changes
  • Volume keys are mapped; us+inet
  • Graphics works (GeForce Go 7400, nv driver)
  • VMX is enabled, but disabled in the BIOS
  • 3945 wireless, works
  • Suspend/resume hits the normal nv bug

Dell Precision M65

  • Wireless (iwl3945), graphics (nVidia Quadro FX 350M, nv driver), sound work
  • Brightness keys work but no OSD; logs unknown key events
  • Sound keys are us+inet
  • VMX enabled in BIOS
  • Video doesn't come back from suspend (nv?); matthias says it works on installed system

Dell XPS M1330

  • rawhide live usb
  • graphics (i965GM), wireless (iwl4965) work
  • Sound works through headphones; speakers do not
  • VMX works
  • Brightness keys work. OSD can't show status
  • Sound buttons not recognized by kernel. jkeating sent patch to hal-info, but not included

Fujitsu

Fujitsu Lifebook P7230

  • Sound works
  • Volume keys work (us+inet)
  • Graphics comes up at right resolution (945GM); wobbly windows work
  • Wireless (3945) works
  • Brightness keys do the right thing; OSD reflects current state
  • VMX disabled in BIOS
  • Suspend/resume works

Fujitsu Lifebook S7110

  • rawhide live usb
  • graphics (i945GM), wireless (iwl3945), sound work
  • vmx disabled in the bios
  • Brightness keys work
  • Sound buttons are us+inet; tomorrow's rhpl should fix

Gateway

Gateway MT6841

  • rawhide live from cd; hangs on boot from usb (in bios)
  • 945GM graphics, right resolution
  • 3945 wireless
  • sound is muted by default
  • brightness keys work, but weird corruption in upper corner of screen
  • Sound keys are us+inet; should be fixed with new rhpl
  • vmx disabled by the bios
  • suspend and resume works

HP/Compaq

HP/Compaq 6910p

  • rawhide live usb (32 and 64bit)
  • vmx disabled in bios
  • brightness mostly works. weird point at the bottom
  • iwl4965 works
  • sound works (muted by default)
  • sound buttons are hardware so no display of changes
  • radeon x2300, so vesa and stretched screen graphics
  • avivo works when manually configured and comes up properly at native res (1280x800)
  • suspend resume works. and post-resume, graphics aren't stretched
  • avivo suspend/resume fails
  • authentec fingerprint reader, so no worky
  • evdo is unknown

HP Pavilion dv6000

  • Sounds works
  • Brightness keys work, OSD reflects changes
  • Volume keys work (us+inet)
  • Graphics (GeForce 6150 ToGo, nv driver) comes up at right resolution
  • SVM enabled and works with KVM
  • Wireless (b43) works
  • Suspend/resume hits the normal nv problem

HP Pavilion dv8000us

  • sound works; keys are us+inet
  • brightness works, but no OSD. no messages
  • wireless works
  • radeon X200M (rs480). no working 3d/compiz
  • suspend and resume doesn't work. Probably needs quirk. Nalin investigating

HP Pavilion zd7000

  • Sound works
  • Sound keys work.
  • Brightness keys work, but no OSD
  • Graphics works (nv driver)
  • Wireless hard hangs the box on driver load (b43legacy). Need to boot live image with 'blacklist=b43legacy' (new option)
  • suspend/resume is standard nv problem?

HP nc8000

  • Graphics works (RV350) including compi
  • Volume keys are standard us+inet
  • Brightness keys don't seem to work but the keyboard on the machine is a little broken (physically)
  • Wireless is Atheros (AR5212). And it sort of works. Gets scan results. Unable to associate to rh-wireless
  • Suspend/resume hangs

HP/Compaq 6515

  • X doesn't start with vesa or avivo. Passed off to ajax

Compaq Presario V2000

  • Graphics (915GM) works at right resolution. Wobbly windows work
  • Sound works
  • Brightness keys work, no OSD
  • Volume keys work
  • Wireless (ipw2200) works
  • Suspend/resume works

IBM

IBM Thinkpad X31

  • 256 megs of ram. Doesn't work so well for full testing :-/
  • Hardware seems to work okay from some manual poking

IBM Thinkpad T43

  • Wireless ipw2200 and Wired ethernet works
  • Graphics (915GM) - Max. Resolution 1024 x 768
  • Desktop effects - Work !!
  • Sound does not work, out of box
  • Brightness and volume control works with OSD
  • Suspend works, Hibernate does not wake up
  • Fingerprint reader - Works with thinkfinger

http://smolt.fedoraproject.org/show_all?UUID=e3af2e9e-eb6d-4b8a-8014-7c9eec7d2d00


Lenovo

Lenovo Z61t

  • Tested with rawhide-20071012 live usb
  • Wireless (iwl3945) works
  • Graphics (Intel 945GM, intel driver) comes up at correct 1440x900 resolution for panel
  • VMX enable-able
  • Wired ethernet (tg3) works
  • Sound (ICH7 audio) works. Sound is controlled by hardware buttons.
  • Brightness keys do the right thing with OSD from gpm
  • Volume buttons are hardware, no OSD
  • Suspend doesn't work (USB hosage?)

Lenovo T60

  • Sound works. once unmuted (see known bugs.) Sound keys don't show anything but work (need tpb)
  • Next/Forward/Play/Pause work.
  • Brightness keys work.
  • Bluetooth hotkey does not work.
  • VMX enabled in BIOS
  • Wireless works, well, as much as iwl3945 ever does.
  • Suspend and resume works, including suspend hotkeys. Resume breaks pulseaudio
  • Graphics work, including compiz (i945GM)

Lenovo X60t

  • Sound works. Sound keys don't show anything but work (need tpb)
  • Brightness keys work
  • VMX enabled in the BIOS
  • Wireless works
  • Suspend and resume works
  • Graphics work (i945GM)
  • Tablet specific bits don't work.

OQO

OQO Model2

  • Small Via based machine
  • No X (not vesa mode display; no unichrome driver)
  • Wireless (ath5k) doesn't work


Sony

Sony Vaio TZ150DN

  • 4965 wireless works
  • Volume keys work (us+inet)
  • Graphics comes up at right resolution (945GM); wobbly windows work
  • Brightness keys do nothing
  • Suspend/resume works
  • VMX disabled in the BIOS

Sony Vaio UX-380N

  • Tiny thing!
  • Graphics (945GM) and compiz work at native res (1024x600)
  • Sound only works through headphones. Is there a speaker?
  • Wireless works
  • Suspend/resume works

Toshiba

Toshiba Portege M400

  • Tablet bits don't work
  • Graphics is 945GM and does right resolution, compiz
  • Sound works
  • Brightness keys work with OSD
  • Volume buttons work (us+inet)
  • VMX enabled in BIOS
  • Fingerprint reader uses thinkfinger
  • Suspend/resume works

Toshiba Tecra A8

  • Graphics comes up at right resolution (945GM)
  • Wireless works
  • Brightness keys work with OSD
  • Volume buttons work (us+inet)
  • Sound is only out of headphones
  • VMX enabled in BIOS
  • Fingerprint reader uses thinkfinger
  • Suspend doesn't work, much less resume