AcerAspire5720z

  • Contact: Dariusz Panasiuk https://wiki.ubuntu.com/dariusz.panasiuk

  • Make: Acer
  • Brand: Aspire
  • Model: 5720Z, Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2310 @ 1.46GHz
  • Latest tested kernel: Linux ubu1010 2.6.35-23-generic #40-Ubuntu SMP Wed Nov 17 22:15:35 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux

Current Issues

None - everything works out of the box with Ubuntu 10.10 - the Maverick Meerkat

System Info

  • $ sudo dmidecode -s system-manufacturer

Acer

  • $ sudo dmidecode -s system-product-name

Aspire 5720z

  • $ sudo dmidecode -s system-version

V1.45

Hardware details

Screen & Monitors

Device

Works?

Bug #

in Ubuntu 10.10

in 11.04

Screen

works

Untested

Correct resolution?

works

Untested

Correct refresh rate?

works

Untested

3D Acceleration

works

Untested

External monitor works?

Untested

Untested

External monitor - mirrors

Untested

Untested

External monitor - extend desktop

Untested

Untested

Power Management

Battery detected?

works

Untested

Hibernates?

Untested

Untested

Suspend

works

Untested

Dim monitor on battery

works

Untested

Blank monitor on inactivity

works

Untested

Lid Close

works

Untested

Cpu frequency scaling

works

Untested

Sound

Sound works?

works

Untested

Correct volume?

works

Untested

Hardware volume switch

works

Untested

Headphone jack

works

Untested

Mic jack

works

Untested

Networking

Wired NIC

works

Untested

Wireless NIC

works

Untested

Firewire

Untested

Untested

Modem

Untested

Untested

Touchpad & Mice

Touchpad

works

Untested

Touchpad - Doubletap = double click

works

Untested

Touchpad - Scroll down side

works

Untested

External mouse - USB

works

Untested

CD/DVD drive

works

Untested

Card reader(s)

works

Untested

Function and other keys

Fn key

Operation

Keycode

Works?

Bug #

in Ubuntu 10.10

in 11.04

+ F1

help

Fn + F1

doesn't work

Untested

+ F2

Unknown

Fn + F2

doesn't work

Untested

+ F3

Battery status

Fn + F3

works

Untested

+ F4

Put laptop to sleep

Fn + F4

works

Untested

+ F5

Switch to external monitor

Fn + F5

Untested

Untested

+ F6

Switch off LCD monitor

Fn + F6

works

Untested

+ F7

Disable Touch-Pad mouse

Fn + F7

works

Untested

+ F8

Disable speakers

Fn + F8

works

Untested

+ F11

NunLk

Fn + F11

works

Untested

+ F12

Scr Lk

Fn + F12

works

Untested

Fn +

Play/Pause def. Player

Fn + Home

works

Untested

Fn +

Stop def. Player

Fn + Pg Uk

works

Untested

Fn +

Next track

Fn + End

works

Untested

Fn +

Previous track

Fn + Pg Dn

works

Untested

+ left

Dim display

Fn + left

works

Untested

+ right

Brighten display

Fn + right

works

Untested

Other special keys

Key

Operation

Keycode

Works?

Bug #

in Ubuntu 10.10

in 11.04

Wifi

Switch on/off Wifi card

special key above the keyboard

works

Untested

Email

Start email client

special key above the keyboard

works

Untested

Notes

Known hardware

sudo lshw -short

H/W path             Device      Class       Description
========================================================
                                 system      Aspire 5720Z
/0                               bus         Nettiling
/0/0                             memory      1MiB BIOS
/0/18                            memory      1GiB System Memory
/0/18/0                          memory      512MiB DIMM DDR2 Synchronous 533 MHz (1.9 ns)
/0/18/1                          memory      512MiB DIMM DDR2 Synchronous 533 MHz (1.9 ns)
/0/20                            processor   Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual  CPU  T2310  @ 1.46GHz
/0/20/21                         memory      1MiB L2 cache
/0/20/23                         memory      32KiB L1 cache
/0/20/0.1                        processor   Logical CPU
/0/20/0.2                        processor   Logical CPU
/0/22                            memory      32KiB L1 cache
/0/100                           bridge      Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub
/0/100/2                         display     Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller
/0/100/2.1                       display     Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller
/0/100/1a                        bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4
/0/100/1a.1                      bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5
/0/100/1a.7                      bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2
/0/100/1b                        multimedia  82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller
/0/100/1c                        bridge      82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1
/0/100/1c.1                      bridge      82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 2
/0/100/1c.2                      bridge      82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 3
/0/100/1c.2/0        eth0        network     NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
/0/100/1c.3                      bridge      82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 4
/0/100/1c.3/0        wlan0       network     AR5001 Wireless Network Adapter
/0/100/1d                        bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1
/0/100/1d.1                      bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2
/0/100/1d.2                      bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3
/0/100/1d.7                      bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1
/0/100/1e                        bridge      82801 Mobile PCI Bridge
/0/100/1e/0                      bus         R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller
/0/100/1e/0.1                    generic     R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter
/0/100/1e/0.2                    generic     R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter
/0/100/1e/0.3                    generic     xD-Picture Card Controller
/0/100/1f                        bridge      82801HEM (ICH8M) LPC Interface Controller
/0/100/1f.1          scsi0       storage     82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) IDE Controller
/0/100/1f.1/0.0.0    /dev/cdrom  disk        DVD-RW DVR-K17RS
/0/100/1f.2          scsi3       storage     82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA AHCI Controller
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0    /dev/sda    disk        120GB TOSHIBA MK1237GS
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/1  /dev/sda1   volume      24GiB EXT4 volume
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/2  /dev/sda2   volume      87GiB EXT4 volume
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/3  /dev/sda3   volume      47MiB Linux swap volume
/0/100/1f.3                      bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller
/0/1                 scsi2       storage     
/0/1/0.0.0           /dev/sdb    disk        16GB SCSI Disk
/0/1/0.0.0/1         /dev/sdb1   volume      14GiB EXT4 volume
/0/1/0.0.0/1/5       /dev/sdb5   volume      200MiB Linux swap / Solaris partition
/0/1/0.0.0/1/6       /dev/sdb6   volume      14GiB W95 FAT32 partition
/1                               power       Li-ion(6cell)

sudo lspci

H/W path             Device      Class       Description
========================================================
                                 system      Aspire 5720Z
/0                               bus         Nettiling
/0/0                             memory      1MiB BIOS
/0/18                            memory      1GiB System Memory
/0/18/0                          memory      512MiB DIMM DDR2 Synchronous 533 MHz (1.9 ns)
/0/18/1                          memory      512MiB DIMM DDR2 Synchronous 533 MHz (1.9 ns)
/0/20                            processor   Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual  CPU  T2310  @ 1.46GHz
/0/20/21                         memory      1MiB L2 cache
/0/20/23                         memory      32KiB L1 cache
/0/20/0.1                        processor   Logical CPU
/0/20/0.2                        processor   Logical CPU
/0/22                            memory      32KiB L1 cache
/0/100                           bridge      Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub
/0/100/2                         display     Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller
/0/100/2.1                       display     Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller
/0/100/1a                        bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4
/0/100/1a.1                      bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5
/0/100/1a.7                      bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2
/0/100/1b                        multimedia  82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller
/0/100/1c                        bridge      82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1
/0/100/1c.1                      bridge      82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 2
/0/100/1c.2                      bridge      82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 3
/0/100/1c.2/0        eth0        network     NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
/0/100/1c.3                      bridge      82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 4
/0/100/1c.3/0        wlan0       network     AR5001 Wireless Network Adapter
/0/100/1d                        bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1
/0/100/1d.1                      bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2
/0/100/1d.2                      bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3
/0/100/1d.7                      bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1
/0/100/1e                        bridge      82801 Mobile PCI Bridge
/0/100/1e/0                      bus         R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller
/0/100/1e/0.1                    generic     R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter
/0/100/1e/0.2                    generic     R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter
/0/100/1e/0.3                    generic     xD-Picture Card Controller
/0/100/1f                        bridge      82801HEM (ICH8M) LPC Interface Controller
/0/100/1f.1          scsi0       storage     82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) IDE Controller
/0/100/1f.1/0.0.0    /dev/cdrom  disk        DVD-RW DVR-K17RS
/0/100/1f.2          scsi3       storage     82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA AHCI Controller
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0    /dev/sda    disk        120GB TOSHIBA MK1237GS
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/1  /dev/sda1   volume      24GiB EXT4 volume
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/2  /dev/sda2   volume      87GiB EXT4 volume
/0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/3  /dev/sda3   volume      47MiB Linux swap volume
/0/100/1f.3                      bus         82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller
/0/1                 scsi2       storage     
/0/1/0.0.0           /dev/sdb    disk        16GB SCSI Disk
/0/1/0.0.0/1         /dev/sdb1   volume      14GiB EXT4 volume
/0/1/0.0.0/1/5       /dev/sdb5   volume      200MiB Linux swap / Solaris partition
/0/1/0.0.0/1/6       /dev/sdb6   volume      14GiB W95 FAT32 partition
/1                               power       Li-ion(6cell)

sudo lsusb (without any external device)

Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 064e:a101 Suyin Corp. Acer CrystalEye Webcam
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub


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