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Wednesday, 15 April 2009

More DSDT tables are needed

If you have access to any of the laptops below and have tried to run Linux, please take a moment to provide the DSDT information for the laptop in this link:

  1. Sony Vaio Z-series (intel/nvidia)
  2. Fujitsu Siemens Amilo XI 3650 (intel/nvidia)
  3. BenQ Joybook S42 (intel/nvidia)
  4. ASUS N10J (intel/nvidia)
  5. Dell Studio XPS 13 (nvidia/nvidia)
  6. ASUS Intros G71Gx (?/nvidia GeForce 260M)
  7. MSI GT628 (?/nvidia GeForce 160M)
  8. LG Xnote P510 Laptop (?/nvidia GeForce GT 130M)
  9. HP HDX 18t (?/nvidia GeForce GT 130M)
  10. Dell XPS M1730 (nvidia/nvidia)
  11. MSI EX630 (nvidia/nvidia -- )
  12. + MSI GX403 (?/nvidia GeForce Gt 130M)
  13. Toshiba Qosmio X305-Q706/Q708 (nvidia/nvidia -- 9400m + 2x9800m GTS)
  14. Acer Aspire 7530 (nvidia/nvidia -- 9100M G + GeForce 9300M GS)
  15. ASUS X83Vm-X1 (?/nvidia)
  16. + Clevo M860TU (?/nvidia GeForce 9800M GTS)
  17. + Acer Aspire 8930G (?/nvidia GeForce 9700M GT)
  18. + Asus G50V (?/nvidia GeForce 9700M GT)
  19. + Zepto Mythos A15 (?/nvidia)
  20. + Asus M70VN (?/nvidia GeForce 9650M GT)
  21. + Acer Aspire 8920 (?/nvidia GeForce 9650M GS)
  22. + Asus M50VM-A1 (?/nvidia GeForce 9600M GS)
  23. Lenovo ThinkPad T500 (intel/ati)
  24. Lenovo ThinkPad T400 (intel/ati)
  25. ASUS M51Ta (intel/ati)
  26. Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Sa 3650 (intel/ati)
  27. MSI PX211 12'' (intel/ati)
  28. HP Pavilion tx2500 (intel/ati)

To compile your DSDT information, install if you haven't already the acpidump and iasl tools:
sudo apt-get install acpidump iasl           # on Debian-based systems

Then run the following commands:

sudo acpidump > acpidump.txt
sudo acpixtract acpidump.txt
iasl -d DSDT.dat

This will create a DSDT.dsl file that you can attach to the bug report. This information will allow the developers to fully implement the hybrid graphics features for Linux.