Fedora 15 on NVIDIA NVS 3100M

In an earlier post, I already wrote about how to install the proprietary video driver on Fedora. In a brief update I suggested to change the acpi_sleep kernel option to accomplish proper display wake-up from standby. Unfortunately, that solution doesn’t work reliably in my experience. Today I found a solution that seems to successfully work […]

Fedora 14 on HP 8440p

The new version of Fedora is out since yesterday and available for download. Naturally, my private notebook is the first place for me to perform the upgrade. Although the new Nouveau driver detects the resolution (1600×900) and runs just fine, I really want fully accelerated graphics and for that purpose still have to resort to […]

HP Ambient Light Sensor on Linux

Often, the simple answers are those you don’t find on the web. Here is one of them with hopefully enough keywords to make it findable: To activate the Ambient Light Sensor on my new HP EliteBook 8440p (article and pictures will follow later) running Fedora 13, the following command (issued by root obviously) did the […]