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Acer Extensa 5235

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer Extensa 5235 laptop.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Acer Extensa 5235 specifications page.

NameAcer Extensa 5235
ProcessorIntel Celeron processor
Screen15.6” HD (1366 x 768)
GraphicsIntel GMA 4500M
RAMUp to 4GB
HDDUnknown
Optical DriveNo
NetworkAttansic 10/100/1000
Atheros 802.11b/g

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
GraphicsWorksmodule intel kernel 2.6.31 framebuffer with param i915.modeset=0
SoundWorks
EthernetWorksmodule atl1c kernel 2.6.31
WirelessWorksmodule ath9k kernel 2.6.31 with latest compat-wireless
BluetoothNot Tested
USBWorks
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested

Notes

Backlight control of the Display using Mint 8 (based on ubuntu 9.10) is not working. You need to append acpi_osi=Linux as kernel Parameter.

Summary

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acer_extensa_5235.txt · Last modified: 2010/10/13 15:20 (external edit)
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