[Mageia-discuss] mageia 1 on acer aspire one 722

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Mon Jan 23 21:32:12 CET 2012

Al 23/01/12 18:03, En/na Frank Griffin ha escrit:
> On 01/08/2012 11:37 AM, Luca Olivetti wrote:
>> This is just a quick report (though I don't mind if somebody will chime in with some help)
>> on the issues I had installing mageia 1 on this netbook.
> I recently bought this same machine for my wife.  I had put her previous laptop on Mageia 1, and thought to do the same here, but immediately ran into the wireless issue, and moved right to Cauldron.
> Cauldron works fine on this box, so there is light at the end of the tunnel for you :-)

So are there no problem enabling wired and wireless at the same time?
i.e. is this bug solved?
Are you using fglrx, or the open driver? Does it come back correctly after a suspend to ram?

> One "gotcha": As delivered, I was getting intermittent machine checks, citing L1 cache corruption.  I couldn't replicate it under load, and it seemed only to happen when my wife was doing light surfing, about once a day.
> I shipped the box back to Acer, who claimed they couldn't reproduce it and shipped it back, BUT they also updated the BIOS, and I haven't seen another machine check.
> So, definitely update the BIOS.  It didn't occur to me that a BIOS error could produce a machine check in a running Linux system, but it could have something to do with the DSDT, I suppose.

I'll check if is there an update available, thank you.


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