Need Support For Latest Hardware?
ashok.sysprogrammer at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 17:31:04 UTC 2011
Can you see bootloader listing before logging to linux? If you can see,
can you post the kernel command information?
On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 21:15, Navdeep Singh Sidhu <
navdeepsingh.sidhu95 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> From: Navdeep Singh Sidhu <navdeepsingh.sidhu95 at gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 9:06 PM
> Subject: Need Support For Latest Hardware?
> To: ubuntu-devel-announce <ubuntu-devel-announce at lists.ubuntu.com>,
> ubuntu-users <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>, ubuntu-za <
> ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com>
> As i wrote my problem some weeks ago, that Fedora 15 or any other linux
> version didn't run on my Laptop.I got two problems:-
> 1. My screen goes Black on booting Linux.
> 2.I got Intel error with following message
> > - Dropping to debug shell.
> > sh: can't access tty: job control turned off
> > dracut:/#
> I can run any game or softwares on my system using windows. I'm possessed
> with Linux,but i can't use Linux on my system.
> I have contacted Dell technical support for help regarding this problem.
> They told me that there will be no option in BIOS to disable one of my
> graphics card. So the problem remains same. They told me that nVIDIA is
> primary graphics card in my laptop & Intel HD3000 is secondary graphics
> card. And also as i'm using i-7 processor that support's some kind of
> architecture that has to use both of graphics card & i can't disable any of
> them. in short, they said that my laptop's hardware architecture supports
> only both card option & i can't disable any of them. But i don't believe
> them, there is no such architecture in which we can't disable one of the
> graphics card. Hardware manu. companies designs motherboard in such way that
> if one of graphics card fails (like let nVidia fails in most of the
> cases)then automatically it switches to inbuilt VGA (Intel HD 3000) or
> secondry vga. I'm not sure about my statement but i think so.
> But if they are true, then this means any of linux distro can't support my
> hardware. So we have to design such kernel that supports all the hardwares &
> architectures. Can we design this kind of kernel? it doesn't matters what
> the problem is, may be it is nvidia's optimus drivers that they have not
> given to add in Linux kernel or any architecture problem that is not
> supported by Linux. the main thing is that Linux Doesn't have solution for
> both problem. It applies to all Distros. So can open source programmers
> design such kernel or not ? Or i haave to wait for next 10 years to use
> Linux on my Laptop.
> Navdeep Singh
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