Ubuntu/Debian Linux on Notebook Ecs G553

Last Update: 10/2006

This page has some information about the drivers and programs used to get linux up and running in this laptop. The distributions used on this laptop were Ubuntu Dapper Drake, Breezy Badger and Debian Sarge.

Hardware list

XFree

Intel 855GM chipset uses i810 driver.

External Monitor

Ok

TV-Out

Ok (640×480)

Touchpad

Ok.

CD-RW/DVD Combo

Ok

PCMCIA/Cardbus

Ok

infrared port

Only testet with remote control, using lirc.

Firewire

Not tested yet

USB

OK.

Additional Keys (www, email, volume)

Doesn’t work. after using these keys the keyboard locks !!!

Audio

Works with intel8x0 kernel module (autodetected).

Lan

Ok.

Modem

Ok.

Wi-fi

Works with rt2500 module.

Power Management (APM and ACPID)

Ok.

Comments

Guilherme Peretti Pezzi <gppezzi ..at…. gmail com>

ecs-g553-linux.txt (628 views) · Last modified: 13/06/2007 13:05 (external edit)
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