Just switched MDK to SuSE. A couple of questions.
From: Jimbo (jdwoodard_at_NOSPAMcox.net)
Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2003 19:03:56 -0600
I just recently purchased this Compaq Evo N800c. I've tried MDK 9.2 and
Fedora Core but neither will properly install or configure acpi(a serious
issue considering there is no apm in the bios) and I couldn't compile a
kernel if my life depended on it.
Wednesday, I downloaded the SuSE Live Eval disc and was pleased to
discover acpi working properly. I decided right then to install SuSE.
Thursday, I download the boot cd and did an ftp install(shocked me when it
worked due to two miserably failed attempts at Gentoo installs).
I installed everything I could think of which took 2.5GB. This may not
seem like much but it's on a 30GB disk with 10GB given to Win2K(I still
have 3 programs I use for my job and they don't work well in emulators).
I decided, Friday, to reinstall with only KDE, OOo and a few games. Much
better at around 1.5GB.
So far so good with a couple of exceptions.
When I ran the Live Eval and would close the laptop, the monitor would
turn off. Now that I've done the install, it stays on. Reading the output
of /proc/acpi/buttons in the akpi browser, I know acpi sees the lid being
opened and closed when I push the button. Is there a config file I can
edit to tell it to turn off the monitor when the lid is closed?
Also, when I did the first install, /dev/hda1 ended up in /etc/fstab,
without any interference from me, and I could see my Windows partition.
On the second install, no /dev/hda1 in /etc/fstab. I tried to edit it but
I got it wrong. Could somebody, running a dual boot system please post
your fstab so I can see how it's supposed to be done?