Installation report

Wouter Hanegraaff wouter at openoffice.nl
Mon Mar 21 10:38:37 CST 2005


Hi,

I installed Hoary on an MSI Hermes system and I had the following
problems:

- There is a logout action "hybernate the computer". After choosing
  this, I can no longer use the machine: Power stays on, but the system
  seems to be in sleep mode and can't awake.
- During the installation, I chose Dutch language and US keyboard.
  After logging in in gdm, I get a dutch keyboard layout. Since in the
  Netherlands, most keyboards have US layout, the layout should be US
  with deadkeys (Without deadkeys, you can't make accents or the
  euro-sign, or at least, I wouldn't know how to).
- Very confusing: The GDM language chooser gives (amongst others) me 8
  identical entries for English (UTF-8), Nederlands (UTF-8) and
  Nederlands. Maybe this is difficult to avoid, but simply displaying
  the language codes (nl_NL, en_GB etc.) would be clearer than this.

Here's my lspci output:

0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE/PE DRAM Controller/Host-Hub Interface (rev 01)
0000:00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corp.  82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device (rev 01)
0000:00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 01)
0000:00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 01)
0000:00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 01)
0000:00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-M) USB 2.0 EHCI Controller (rev 01)
0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801 PCI Bridge (rev 81) 0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL (ICH4/ICH4-L) LPC Bridge (rev 01)
0000:00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL (ICH4/ICH4-L) UltraATA-100 IDE Controller (rev 01)
0000:00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) SMBus Controller (rev 01)
0000:00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 01)
0000:01:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82801BD PRO/100 VE (CNR) Ethernet Controller (rev 81)


Best regards,

Wouter



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