Three installer questions
mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Sun Oct 1 22:31:01 BST 2006
On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 02:52:41PM -0400, Mitch Golden wrote:
> line in the xorg.conf file. If it's absent I see weird
> striping/pixelation in the KDE menus.
The bug is that that doesn't work, not that the option is missing from
the config file.
> 2) I've recently learned that on Dell laptops, the CPU fan is controlled
> by the software, not hardware. If you run the machine without the
> appropriate software, you can fry the machine. I believe that therefore
> the i8kmon daemon should be installed out-of-the-box on these laptops and
> should be included in some way on the installation CD. A package exists,
> but doesn't install the appropriate files to /etc/rc*.d to start the
> daemon on bootup. I would like to include all of that as a part of the
> install, since Dell laptops are pretty common, and having them burn up
> because of an Ubuntu install is probably pretty bad publicity!
No Dell laptops require i8kmon in order for the fan to work.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
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