[CentOS-docs] CentOS on the Aspire One

Sat Nov 1 14:44:40 UTC 2008
Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com>

On Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 12:07:29PM +0000, Ned Slider wrote:
> Scott Robbins wrote:

>> The objections might come from the fact that outside drivers are
>> required for wireless, webcam, sound, and even wired ethernet. 
> I think if it's clearly stated that hardware isn't supported out of the  
> box and you show how to get that hardware working in a way that's  
> consistent with the distro packaging (ie, using a kmod package), then I  
> don't see much ground for objection.

Both wireless and webcam aren't using kmods.  However, it is the same
technique used to get the Acer 4720z working, and I already have an
article on that up there, so I will go ahead. 

I'm not sure when though.  Time is a bit scarce right now.

Thank you.

Scott Robbins
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