Inspiron 1525 Hardware
Carlos A. M. dos Santos
unixmania at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 19:17:17 UTC 2008
On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 3:22 PM, Stephen Montgomery-Smith
<stephen at math.missouri.edu> wrote:
> Gavin Atkinson wrote:
>> On Thu, 2008-09-04 at 11:32 -0600, Dan Allen wrote:
>>> On 4 Sep 2008, at 10:29 AM, Gavin Atkinson wrote:
>>>> This is supported by the iwn(4) driver in CURRENT, and it should be
>>>> quite easy to port the driver to 7-STABLE. If you're interested in
>>>> reinstalling FreeBSD and testing a backported driver, I'm sure this can
>>>> be sorted.
>>> I am interested in doing this. Please advise on how I can get these
>> I've got hold of a laptop with the 4965 chipset in it, if nobody beats
>> me to it I'll have a go at backporting the driver.
> I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 with the intel wireless ethernet.
> The iwn driver in CURRENT works well.
> The http://people.freebsd.org/~yongari/msk/msk.88E8040.patch patch for the
> 88E8040 simply doesn't work. It is not because of lack of testing (which I
> have performed for Pyun who wrote the patch), but apparently because of lack
> of reliable documentation. There is a driver for FreeBSD on the Marvell web
> site, which did work for me, but I am told it is unreliable.
> I also have had a hard time getting the sound to work. The oss port does
> work, but has a habit of freezing up.
Did you try using Alexander Motin's new snd_hda patches? They are available at
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