sciyoshi at gmail.com
Tue Oct 3 18:47:39 BST 2006
First of all you should probably file a bug against these packages
(with a patch attached, if you have one, of course!). The installer
lives in the "ubiquity" packages (live-installer), and also
On 10/3/06, Mitch Golden <mgolden at mitchgolden.com> wrote:
> Earlier, I asked the question below. Is there someone who reads this list
> who can point me at the code for the installer, and the people/list that I
> should be talking to regarding making this fix?
> - Mitch Golden
> On Sun, 1 Oct 2006, Mitch Golden wrote:
> > 1) I have noticed that on two machines I've tried Dapper on, it properly
> > recognizes the graphics hardware I am using but fails to put in some
> > device options into the xorg.conf file that are needed to make the chipset
> > work properly. Specifically: On my Dell Optiplex GX100 I have an Intel
> > i810 chipset (if memory serves) and this requires an
> > Option XaaNoPixmapCache
> > line in the xorg.conf file. If it's absent I see weird
> > striping/pixelation in the KDE menus. I note that the KDE hardware
> > configurer actually does add this line, but not the ubuntu installer.
> > I ran into a similar problem on my Sony Vaio PCG-XG19, with a neomagic
> > chipset.
> > (As you may note these are both somewhat old machines.)
> > 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!
> > Can someone please point me at the right place to go so I can add these
> > things to the installer scripts?
> > Thanks.
> > - Mitch
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