[clug] Laptop probs

Pascal Klein 4pascal at tpg.com.au
Sat Mar 24 00:26:07 GMT 2007

On Sat, 2007-03-24 at 11:18 +1100, Fred Pilcher wrote:
> Hey guys. I just bought an HP Pavillion dv9000 laptop, and a nice machine it 
> is. Of course it comes with Fista, but I've installed Open SuSE 10.2 as a 
> dual boot. My problem is that SuSE isn't activating - or doesn't seem to be - 
> some of the basic services, including wireless networking and my bluetooth 
> mouse.
> The weird thing is that the that the Intel 3945ABG device is detected and 
> seems to be working, but I can't make it connect.

Make sure you have the ieee80211 subsystem, ipw3945-ucode, ipw3945d (the
regulatory daemon) and the actual driver (ipw3945) installed. Should
work. :)

Hope that helps at least somewhat.


> Similarly, the mouse shows up in the kbluetoothd list (when I can get it 
> working) but the mouse doesn't work.
> I'd be very grateful if some kind soul had the time, inclination, and patience 
> to help a noob with that stuff.
> Cheers,
> Fred

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