Inspiron 4100 Laptop and ACPI/APM...

F Da Costa Gomez dcgreader at
Tue Sep 21 10:50:33 UTC 2004

On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 06:15:33 +0000 (UTC), jason <jbi130 at> wrote:
> Is anyone having any luck running Ubuntu on a Dell Inspiron 4100
> laptop?  With the default kernel it randomly locks up on me.
> I was able to get enough uptime to build a new kernel without ACPI and
> APM instead.  It works until any APM functions kick in such as display
> timeout, closing the lid, trying to suspend.
> Also, with ACPI or APM the laptop freezes when I try to adjust the
> brightness of the display.
> I have never had problems with previous Debian-unstable or Mandrake
> installs on this laptop with APM and previous 2.6 kernels.  This is
> the first time I've used the 2.6.8 kernel.
On  Inspriron 8100 with Debian testing it all works fine (so
Inspiron, Debian & 2.6.8 is an ok combo)


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