User Tools

Site Tools


mediondesktop

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Next revision
Previous revision
mediondesktop [2013/01/30 17:53]
127.0.0.1 external edit
mediondesktop [2013/12/06 13:32] (current)
carl [Problems]
Line 1: Line 1:
-ComputerStuff+This is was desktop computer from 2002 to 2005, but I still use it occasionally (2013).
  
-This is my desktop computer. +====== Hardware ======
- +
-{{Toc}} +
- +
-=== Hardware ===+
  
 I bought it at Aldi in 2002. I bought it at Aldi in 2002.
  
-Brand: Medion +  * Brand: Medion 
-Model: PC MT5 +  Model: PC MT5 
-Type: MED MD 116 +  Type: MED MD 116 
-Motherboard: MEDION 3500 VER:1 (model ms 6513) +  Motherboard: MEDION 3500 VER:1 (model ms 6513) 
-CPU: Pentium IV 2 GHz +  CPU: Pentium IV 2 GHz 
-RAM: 256 Mb +  RAM: 256 Mb 
-HD: Seagate 80 Gb +  HD: Seagate 80 Gb 
-CD-RW: Sony  CRX175A1 +  CD-RW: Sony  CRX175A1 
-DVD-ROM 16X +  DVD-ROM 16X 
-Video card: Nvidia Ge-Force 4 MX 460 +  Video card: Nvidia Ge-Force 4 MX 460 
-AGP 64 Mb +  AGP 64 Mb 
-Ethernet card: Realtek RTL8139(1) +  Ethernet card: Realtek RTL8139(1) 
-Audio chip: CMI8738/C3DX +  Audio chip: CMI8738/C3DX 
-USB 1.1+  USB 1.1
  
-Apparemment, carte mère: ((http://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_detail.php?UID=425 MSI 845PE Max3 Series))+Apparemment, carte mère: [[http://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_detail.php?UID=425 |MSI 845PE Max3 Series]]
  
 <code>~$ /sbin/lsmod <code>~$ /sbin/lsmod
Line 175: Line 171:
 eth0: Setting half-duplex based on auto-negotiated partner ability 0000.</code> eth0: Setting half-duplex based on auto-negotiated partner ability 0000.</code>
  
-Then I bought (on 15/04/04) an IDE DVD +[[R]]+RW to replace the DVD player: GMT NET.+Then I bought (on 15/04/04) an IDE DVD +R/+RW to replace the DVD player: GMT NET.
  
-==== BIOS ==+===== BIOS =====
 <code>BIOS Date: 02/21/02 <code>BIOS Date: 02/21/02
 BIOS Type: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG BIOS Type: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Line 192: Line 188:
 Memory Slot 02:     256 MB</code> Memory Slot 02:     256 MB</code>
  
-Apparemment, il y a moyen d'upgrader: ((http://www.supportbios.info/modelo.asp?Modelo=MS-6513&B1=Next&Manufacturer=Microstar+OEM+board+for+Medion+PC&Idioma=EN BIOS Details)) +Apparemment, il y a moyen d'upgrader: [[http://www.supportbios.info/modelo.asp?Modelo=MS-6513&B1=Next&Manufacturer=Microstar+OEM+board+for+Medion+PC&Idioma=ENBIOS Details]] 
-J'ai été sur http://www.medion.com/be/ et j'ai rentré mon numéro de série, et il a donné tous les pilotes et le .zip contenant ce qu'il faut pour upgrader (à copier sur une disquette DOS ou ((/[[Windows]])) bootable. Je l'ai fait et ça a marché, mais toujours pas moyen de booter sur l'USB.+J'ai été sur http://www.medion.com/be/ et j'ai rentré mon numéro de série, et il a donné tous les pilotes et le .zip contenant ce qu'il faut pour upgrader (à copier sur une disquette DOS ou [[Windows]] bootable. Je l'ai fait et ça a marché, mais toujours pas moyen de booter sur l'USB.
  
-=== Operating systems ==+====== Operating systems ======
  
-==== (([[Debian]])) == +====Debian ===== 
-I first installed (([[Debian]])) Woody on it. Then I added support for the Nvidia video card following the ((http://www.bxlug.be/articles/138 instructions)) from the [[BxLug]].+I first installed [[Debian]] Woody on it. Then I added support for the Nvidia video card following the [[http://www.bxlug.be/articles/138instructions]] from the [[BxLug]].
  
-I then ran the Gnome 2.2 backport for Woody. I followed the ((http://www.debianplanet.org/node.php?id=992 instructions)) from the backporter, James Strandboge.+I then ran the Gnome 2.2 backport for Woody. I followed the [[http://www.debianplanet.org/node.php?id=992 |instructions]] from the backporter, James Strandboge.
  
-Then I tried (([[Debian]])) Sarge with [[LVM]], but after a HD crash, I reinstalled (([[Windows]])) XP, so I could show my mother in law how to use her webcam.+Then I tried [[Debian]] Sarge with [[LVM]], but after a HD crash, I reinstalled [[Windows]] XP, so I could show my mother in law how to use her webcam.
  
 I installed Sarge (July 2004) again with the [[Debian]] Installer beta 4. I installed Sarge (July 2004) again with the [[Debian]] Installer beta 4.
 Installation went smoothly, with kernel 2.6. Installation went smoothly, with kernel 2.6.
  
-==== [[UbuntuLinux]] == +===== Ubuntu ===== 
-In October 2004, I installed [[UbuntuLinux]] 4.10, a (([[Debian]])) derivative from Sid (unstable). It seems fine, so far I am testing with only the base system and it's fine.+In October 2004, I installed [[UbuntuLinux]] 4.10, a [[Debian]] derivative from Sid (unstable). It seems fine, so far I am testing with only the base system and it's fine.
  
 I have some sound problems: when I boot with my webcam [[QuickCam]] plugged in, the sound doesn't work (I only hear a one second sound when gdm is starting, then nothing). If the webcam isn't plugged in at boot time, the sound goes fine. I have some sound problems: when I boot with my webcam [[QuickCam]] plugged in, the sound doesn't work (I only hear a one second sound when gdm is starting, then nothing). If the webcam isn't plugged in at boot time, the sound goes fine.
  
-==== [[SlackWare]] == +===== Slackware ===== 
-Since I use it at my (([[FormationSecurite]] training)), I installed Slackware 10.1 (March 2005). +Since I use it at my [[FormationSecurite]] training, I installed Slackware 10.1 (March 2005). 
-Some notes at [[MedionDesktop]]/Slackware. There aren't that many packages for Slackware, I couldn't watch a DVD with subtitles like it should (with totem) and couldn't find any vlc recent package.+Some notes at [[MedionDesktop:Slackware]]. There aren't that many packages for Slackware, I couldn't watch a DVD with subtitles like it should (with totem) and couldn't find any vlc recent package.
  
-==== [[UbuntuLinux]] ==+===== Ubuntu =====
 So I booted kubuntu [[LiveCD]] and it worked fine with kaffeine (which uses xine as backend). So I booted kubuntu [[LiveCD]] and it worked fine with kaffeine (which uses xine as backend).
  
-===== Hoary Hedgehog == +==== Hoary Hedgehog ==== 
-It was time to install [[UbuntuLinux]] again, but (([[MedionDesktop/HoaryHedgehog]] Hoary Hedgehog)) (5.4) this time (01/04/2005).+It was time to install [[UbuntuLinux]] again, but [[MedionDesktop:HoaryHedgehogHoary Hedgehog]] (5.4) this time (01/04/2005).
  
-===== Breezy Badger == +==== Breezy Badger ==== 
-On Nov 11, 2005 I reinstalled [[UbuntuLinux]] (([[MedionDesktop]]/BreezyBadger v. 5.10)).+On Nov 11, 2005 I reinstalled [[UbuntuLinux]] [[MedionDesktop:BreezyBadgerv. 5.10]].
  
-===== Edgy Eft == +==== Edgy Eft ==== 
-On Jan 12, 2007 I reinstalled [[UbuntuLinux]] again, (([[MedionDesktop]]/EdgyEft)).+On Jan 12, 2007 I reinstalled [[UbuntuLinux]] again, [[MedionDesktop:EdgyEft]].
  
 I didn't install v. 6.10 (Dapper Drake) because at that time I didn't boot that computer very often. I didn't install v. 6.10 (Dapper Drake) because at that time I didn't boot that computer very often.
Line 232: Line 228:
 I upgraded from Breezy because after a security update involving x.org, there was a 2-3 minutes freeze after logging in (after the splash screen from GNOME, the 2 panels appeared, the froze), then everything was fine again. I upgraded from Breezy because after a security update involving x.org, there was a 2-3 minutes freeze after logging in (after the splash screen from GNOME, the 2 panels appeared, the froze), then everything was fine again.
  
-===== Feisty Fawn ==+==== Feisty Fawn ====
 Updated on Apr 20, 2007. Updated on Apr 20, 2007.
  
Line 240: Line 236:
 <code>sudo aptitude install flashplugin-nonfree</code> <code>sudo aptitude install flashplugin-nonfree</code>
  
-===== Gutsy Gibbon ==+==== Gutsy Gibbon ====
 Reinstalled on Oct 19, 2007. Reinstalled on Oct 19, 2007.
  
-====== Dual head == +=== Dual head === 
-basé sur ce que j'avais fait pour HoaryHedgehog.+Basé sur ce que j'avais fait pour Hoary Hedgehog.
  
 <code>lspci | grep -i nv <code>lspci | grep -i nv
Line 273: Line 269:
 J'ai essayé plusieurs choses avant de me rendre compte que lorsque je plugge les 2 écrans, c'est la prise de gauche (quand on est face à l'arrière du PC, donc de la carte graphique) qui est l'écran  zéro. J'ai essayé plusieurs choses avant de me rendre compte que lorsque je plugge les 2 écrans, c'est la prise de gauche (quand on est face à l'arrière du PC, donc de la carte graphique) qui est l'écran  zéro.
  
-Il y a un ((https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-restricted-modules-2.6.17/+bug/58232 bug)) dans le driver nvidia qui fait que gnome-terminal ne fonctionne pas.+Il y a un [[https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-restricted-modules-2.6.17/+bug/58232bug]] dans le driver nvidia qui fait que gnome-terminal ne fonctionne pas. 
 Workaround: ajouter la section suivante dans xorg.conf: Workaround: ajouter la section suivante dans xorg.conf:
 <code>Section "Extensions" <code>Section "Extensions"
Line 280: Line 277:
 et redémarrer le serveur X. et redémarrer le serveur X.
  
-===== Hardy Heron == +==== Hardy Heron ==== 
-installé le 06/05/08.+Installé le 06/05/08.
  
 Tout s'est bien passé, sauf la configuration de X: xorg.conf à retravailler. Tout s'est bien passé, sauf la configuration de X: xorg.conf à retravailler.
Line 287: Line 284:
 Seul hic: vu que c'est Firefox 3.0 beta 5, les addons ne fonctionnent pas... Seul hic: vu que c'est Firefox 3.0 beta 5, les addons ne fonctionnent pas...
  
-==== [[Windows]] ==+===== Debian ===== 
 +The root partition was full, the OS outdated, I installed Debian 7.2 (wheezy) on it on 19 Oct 2013 with LXDE: 
 +<code>sudo aptitude install task-lxde-desktop</code> 
 + 
 +All is fine, I had to add flash plugin non-free 
 +<code>sudo aptitude install flashplugin-nonfree</code> 
 + 
 + 
 +Also a PDF viewer and vim: 
 +<code>sudo aptitude install epdfview vim</code> 
 + 
 +To burn CD-ROM: 
 +<code>sudo aptitude install wodim</code> 
 +To use it : cf. [[graversousgnulinux|graver sous GNU/Linux]]
 +===== Windows =====
  
 I don't like XP (pre-installed), so I put 2000. I don't like XP (pre-installed), so I put 2000.
  
 The problem is that there are some missing drivers. The problem is that there are some missing drivers.
-===== Video ==+==== Video ====
  
-===== Sound == +==== Sound ==== 
-The chip is a CMI8738 from ((http://www.cmedia.com.tw/ C-Media)). Here is the ((http://www.cmedia.com.tw/driver/8738/8x38/WDM/CMI8738_WDM_0639W2K.zip driver)) +The chip is a CMI8738 from [[http://www.cmedia.com.tw/C-Media]]. Here is the [[http://www.cmedia.com.tw/driver/8738/8x38/WDM/CMI8738_WDM_0639W2K.zip |driver]] 
-=== Problems ===+====== Problems ======
  
-It's far too noisy. So, I checked which part of it had to be replaced: it's the fan from the video card (Nvidia ~GeForce4 MX 460). +It's far too noisy. So, I checked which part of it had to be replaced: it's the fan from the video card (Nvidia GeForce4 MX 460). 
-It's an ((http://www.adda.com.tw/products/fan2/AP5212.htm Adda ap5212mx-e70)).+It's an [[http://www.adda.com.tw/products/fan2/AP5212.htmAdda ap5212mx-e70]].
  
 How to remove the fan? http://users.rcn.com/chinmonster/hsremove.htm also link to an apparently good fan manufacturer for replacement. How to remove the fan? http://users.rcn.com/chinmonster/hsremove.htm also link to an apparently good fan manufacturer for replacement.
  
-I got to a Brussels IT (((http://www.exsit.be Exsit))) store a replacement part: Hicool ((http://www.informanews.net/scripts/article.php/121/1.htm JACSE1)) for 15 EUR.+I got to a Brussels IT ([[http://www.exsit.beExsit]]) store a replacement part: Hicool [[http://www.informanews.net/scripts/article.php/121/1.htm JACSE1]] for 15 EUR.
 It seems to work fine. Still, that computer is very noisy, especially if you compare with the [[MacMini]]... It seems to work fine. Still, that computer is very noisy, especially if you compare with the [[MacMini]]...
mediondesktop.1359564790.txt.gz · Last modified: 2013/11/06 01:19 (external edit)