On Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 11:06:10AM +0100, Simon Oosthoek wrote:
> Hi all
> I've been following kernel-traffic and sometimes the web-archives in search
> for some clues about support for my laptop (jewel jade 8060, specs(in dutch):
It sound like to be actually the same as a Toshiba Satellite for me.
Interresting. FYI, this model is made by Compal <http://www.compal.com>
which is the actual manufacturer.
> I've noticed some problems and I've seen some proposals for patches and
> fixes, but I don't have a clear picture of which is fixed and by which
> The problems I have seen:
> - apm doesn't seem to work
> APM BIOS 1.2 (kernel driver 1.16)
> AC on-line, no system battery
APM do not work with the Satellite too. So, yes, it is very likely to be
the exact same model...
> Q: will the ACPI patches help with this?
Yes and no. You will have to make a (little) workaround in order to get ACPI
working, due to a bug in the BIOS.
> - the -ac2 patch wasn't able to boot at all (no messages), but I haven't
> tried it more than once... the intel speedstep feature would be nice to have
You could have that with ACPI. Alternatively, you can try cpufreq.
> - resource collision on PCI 00:1f.1?
> bootmessages: PCI: Device 00:1f.1 not available because of resource collisions
> - missing driver for smartmedia slot
In fact, the smartmedia slot is available as a USB device..
Just compile with SCSI support. Under the USB menu, you have a
'USB Mass Storage support' entry. You should then have a
'Microtech CompactFlash/SmartMedia support'
> from "lspci -v":
> 02:06.0 System peripheral: Toshiba America Info Systems: Unknown device 0804
> (rev 02)
> Subsystem: COMPAL Electronics Inc: Unknown device 0012
> Flags: slow devsel, IRQ 11
> Memory at e0000c00 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [disabled] [size=32]
> Capabilities: <available only to root>
This is the Firewire link. You can try IEEE 1394, the correct driver
should be OHCI-1394. Since I have no HW to play with that, I can not
A final word: if you want ACPI for this one, you should go to
Try the latest patch. Alas, if your model is buggy in the BIOS, (and
I know already that it is the case, actually) you should
ask for help in acpi mailing list at acpi-devel (at) lists.sourceforge.net
or ask me privately (but at ducrot (at) poupinou.org with a subject
containing ACPI please).
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