Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. ARCHIVED oneshot1kill Team Member Joined Jan 2001 Posts 3391 EE 100% (7) NY, USA Posted: 6/13/2005 4:08:42 PM EST I have an old Dell laptop(Inspiron 2500, 800mhz Celeron CPU 384ram)Recently I There are reports that noapic is also needed at install time. Possible problem: RAM failure; your Dell Inspiron 2500 turns on, but the screen stays black there is no display with Power light ON and Fan ON. Check This Out
Operating Systems ▼ Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP See More... I user powernowd and CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor Gnome Applet. Screen faulty or bad video cable connection; your Dell Inspiron 2500 turns on, but the screen stays black there is no display with Power light ON and Fan ON. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3517/t/17295357
Unfortunately, Dell's website isn't any help because they don't have the drivers for my integrated speakers. Any use of this content without express written consent is prohibited. I can't tell if any sort of CPU throttling is working properly, but it's not an issue for me. Also if you plug in headphones those work fine ..
The line that interests you is the one that starts with kernel. Suspend: appears to work, but when it wakes up, screen is garbled, and only a reboot will fix it. Could not get the X server to work at all I tried as the video was glitchy the entire time of execution. Hibernate works, but need to reload wifi module afterwards.
Type in at boot: linux pci=noacpi noapic to prevent it from freezing partway through install (this seems to be a recurring problem with Dell laptops). You're awesome! Insert the Hoary install disk. I've reinstalled the Dell driver for the Sigmatel 9700 AC97 Audio Driver version A03 on the system and the installation completed successfully.
Dell Inspiron 6400 Installed on an Intel Duo-Core 1.83 Ghz, WSXGA+ display. The wireless card has irq problems but can be fixed with pci=noacpi in grub or by disabling the parallel port in the Bios. -- https://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1254 Dell Inspiron 630m/m140 Yes Some of Stay logged in Sign up now! Mobile Graphics Controller Works out of the box, but the resolution is a bit low, with a large black border around the screen.
Added Modeline "1680x1050" 147.14 1680 1784 1968 2256 1050 1051 1054 1087 to Monitor section, resulted in 1680x1050, success!No sound, appending acpi=noirq in grub fixes (is this any different from pci=noacpi?) https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportMachinesLaptopsDell X starts with 640x480, put HorizSync 30-65 VertRefresh 50-75 in Monitor section, this resulted in 1280x1024. At this point I do not know what more I can do to resolve my sound issue. Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy.
To get X running in 1680x1050 type sudonano/etc/X11/XF86Config-4 and edit the file like it is done above in Inspiron 8500. his comment is here Use r128 driver instead v5.04 (Hoary) Sound, PCMCIA, Touchpad: ok. On Hoary X and sound works out of the box. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.
Are there any errors for Sound Devices in Device Manager? Not working Ubuntu Release Comments Last Updated Dell Inspiron 1100 Yes Correct video display, see Comments v7.04 no problems with video v5.10 (Breezy), v6.10 (Edgy Final) v7.04 Breezy: Suspend & audio ACPI_SLEEP=trueAn additional comment that applies to at least pre-release Breezy (and the 2.6.12 kernel): It may be necessary to add modules like uhci-hcd and b44 to the MODULES line. http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-2500-problems-help.html Are there any errors for Sound Devices in Device Manager?
In this case test the AC adapter with a voltmeter. Stay Connected Newsletter Subscribe to our monthly Newsletter to receive firearm news, product discounts from your favorite Industry Partners, and more. Are you SURE?
Anything else I can try to fix this ? Share this:FacebookGoogleTwitterPinterestTelegramLinkedInSkypeWhatsAppRedditTumblrPocketPrintEmail This entry was posted in Dell and tagged Dell Inspiron 2500 on November 7, 2016 by helpmate. Forgot your password? I haven't had any problems with that on any of the 1100s I have installed Ubuntu on, but if you have and know how to fix it, update this accordingly. *
Use the following kernel parameters in /boot/grub/menu.lst: "pci=bios idle=halt". Confirm Cancel × Member Login Click Here to Register. When you push on the power button, nothing happens, all led stays OFF, and there are no sounds. http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-2500-bios-password.html ALSA troubles, tried upgrading to 1.0.7, tried grabbing 1.0.5 from warty(universal) servers, problem was an IRQ conflict, disabled parallel port in BIOS, problem solved.
Fixing the problems: First, set the POST option in bios from "fast" to "thorough". Suspend works, but doesn't seem good to battery. Insert intellectually witty anti-moron saying here.