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Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Samsung Q320 with GeForce G105M Linux DSDT tables needed

The Samsung Q320, shown here, and Samsung R522, shown after the cut, are aimed at “mobile enthusiasts” and “families” respectively, with the Q320 having a 13.4-inch zero-bezel display and the R522 a more traditional 15.6-inch panel.

samsung q320 1

Both models have 6-cell batteries, which promise up to 4.5hrs of runtime for the Q320 and up to 5hrs for the R522; there’s also a SuperSilent Mode which reduces fan-noise.  No details on specific Core 2 Duo processors, RAM or hard-drives, but we do know the Q320 uses NVIDIA’s GeForce G105M GPU.

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. Samsung Q320 (?/nvidia GeForce G105M)
  11. Dell XPS M1730 (nvidia/nvidia)
  12. MSI EX630 (nvidia/nvidia -- )
  13. + MSI GX403 (?/nvidia GeForce Gt 130M)
  14. Toshiba Qosmio X305-Q706/Q708 (nvidia/nvidia -- 9400m + 2x9800m GTS)
  15. Acer Aspire 7530 (nvidia/nvidia -- 9100M G + GeForce 9300M GS)
  16. ASUS X83Vm-X1 (?/nvidia)
  17. + Clevo M860TU (?/nvidia GeForce 9800M GTS)
  18. + Acer Aspire 8930G (?/nvidia GeForce 9700M GT)
  19. + Asus G50V (?/nvidia GeForce 9700M GT)
  20. + Zepto Mythos A15 (?/nvidia)
  21. + Asus M70VN (?/nvidia GeForce 9650M GT)
  22. + Acer Aspire 8920 (?/nvidia GeForce 9650M GS)
  23. + Asus M50VM-A1 (?/nvidia GeForce 9600M GS)
  24. Lenovo ThinkPad T500 (intel/ati)
  25. Lenovo ThinkPad T400 (intel/ati)
  26. ASUS M51Ta (intel/ati)
  27. Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Sa 3650 (intel/ati)
  28. MSI PX211 12'' (intel/ati)
  29. 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.

Samsung Q320 & R522 Core 2 Duo notebooks - SlashGear
the Q320 uses NVIDIA’s GeForce G105M GPU.