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Re: Anybody using FC2 on a Dell Inspiron 8100



On Mon, 2004-02-16 at 11:35 +0100, Alexander Volovics wrote:
> I have now installed FC2 test1 4 times on a Dell i8100 laptop
> (circumventing the pcmcia problem).
> 
> Each time I have been able to use the machine for about 30-60
> minutes. Then it would freeze solid without apparent reason.
> None of the standard 'tricks' to reboot or shutdown helped
> (keyboard not responding) and I could not login from another machine
> I had to resort to removing the battery.
> 
It didn't work to hold the powerbutton for a few seconds? 

> Anybody else experience something like this and/or have any
> suggestions. Is it worth bugzillaing this?
> 
> Are there any updates available that might solve this.
> Otherwise I give up and wait until test 2 appears to try again.
> 

I'm running fc2t1 on my i8100 without problems, maybee you should try to
upgrade your BIOS. If this doesn't help post a reply and we can compare
hardware. Maybe you have 3Com nic. I have Intel.

-Lars




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