AsusW7J

Current Issues

System Info

## output of $ cd /var/lib/acpi-support/ ; grep . -r *-*
bios-version:302
system-manufacturer:ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
system-product-name:W7J
system-version:1.0

Hardware details

in Dapper

in Edgy

in Feisty

in Hardy Heron

Installation works?

Yes

Yes

Untested

Yes

Hardware Information

Screen & Monitors

Device

Works?

Bug #

in Dapper

in Edgy

in Hardy Heron

Screen

Yes

Yes

Yes

Correct resolution?

Yes (see config. proc.)

Yes

Yes

Correct refresh rate?

Untested

Untested

Untested

3D Acceleration

Yes (see config. proc.)

Yes (see config. proc. too)

Yes

External monitor works?

Untested

Yes (video projector tested)

Untested

External monitor - mirrors

Untested

Yes

Untested

External monitor - extend desktop

Untested

Yes

Untested

Power Management

Battery detected?

Yes

Yes

Yes

Hibernates?

Yes

Untested (nv) & No (nvidia)

Untested

Sleep

Untested

Untested (nv) & No (nvidia)

Untested

Dim monitor on battery

Untested

Untested

Untested

Blank monitor on inactivity

Untested

Yes

Untested

Lid Close

Untested

Yes (blank screen & lockup)

Untested

Cpu frequency scaling

Untested

Yes

Untested

Sound

Sound works?

Yes

Yes

Correct volume?

Yes

Yes (by adding line 'options snd-intel-hda model=3stack' at the end of /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base)

Hardware volume switch

Yes

Yes

Headphone jack

Yes

Yes

Mic jack

Untested

Untested

Networking

Wired NIC

Untested

Yes

Wireless NIC

Yes

Yes

PCMCIA NIC

Untested

Untested

Firewire

Untested

Untested

Bluetooth

Yes (doc)

Yes

Modem

Untested

Untested

Touchpad & Mice

Touchpad

Yes

Yes

Yes

Touchpad - Doubletap = double click

Yes

Yes

Yes

Touchpad - Scroll down side (move finger on the right edge to scroll down)

Untested (what does it mean ?)

Yes

Yes

Touchpad - turned off while typing

No

Untested

Untested

External mouse - USB

Untested

Yes

Yes

External mouse - Serial

Untested

Untested

Untested

External mouse - Bluetooth

Yes

Yes

Yes

Additional Hardware

CD/DVD drive

Yes

Yes

Yes

PCMCIA cards

Untested

Untested

Untested

MMC.SD.MS/PRO Card reader

Yes

Yes (MMC from Nokia phone not recognized)

Sony MemoryStick not recognized

Webcam

No

Yes (from http://www.linux-projects.org )

Yes ( http://groups.google.com/group/microdia )

Function and other keys

Fn key

Operation

Keycode

Works?

Bug #

in Dapper

in Edgy

+ F1

?

No

Untested

+ F2

Wifi activate

No

No (hardware switch available and running)

+ F3

Email

Yes

Untested

+ F4

Web

Yes

Untested

+ F5

-screen luminosity

Yes

Yes

+ F6

+screen luminosity

Yes

Yes

+ F7

display>LCD

Untested

Untested

+ F8

display>LCD/external monitor

Untested

Untested

+ F9

lock touchpad

No

Untested

+ F10

mute

Yes

Yes

+ F11

-volume

Yes

Yes

+ F12

+volume

Yes

Yes

+ Ins

NumLock

Yes

Yes

Other special keys

Key

Operation

Keycode

Works?

Bug #

in Dapper

in Edgy

Key

Untested

Untested

Hardware info

## output of $ uname -r && lspci
2.6.15-27-386
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PCI Express Graphics Port (rev 03)
0000:00:1b.0 0403: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
0000:00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
0000:00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
0000:00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 3 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #1 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #2 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #3 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI #4 (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controller (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) Serial ATA Storage Controllers cc=IDE (rev 02)
0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation: Unknown device 01d8 (rev a1)
0000:05:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.: Unknown device 8168 (rev 01)
0000:06:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation: Unknown device 4222 (rev 02)
0000:07:03.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd: Unknown device 0832
0000:07:03.1 0805: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter (rev 19)
0000:07:03.2 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd: Unknown device 0843 (rev 01)
0000:07:03.3 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter (rev 0a)
0000:07:03.4 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller (rev 05)

## output of $ lsusb
Bus 005 Device 002: ID 0c45:624f Microdia
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0a5c:2101 Broadcom Corp.
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000

Configuration procedures

kernel for Intel® Core™ Duo CPU

  • install Linux kernel available for Pentium Pro/Celeron/Pentium II/Pentium III/Pentium IV with SMP (symmetric multi-processing) support : $ sudo apt-get install linux-686-smp linux-headers-$(uname -r)

    • check that 2 CPU are runing :

      $ cat /proc/cpuinfo
      processor       : 0
      vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
      cpu family      : 6
      model           : 15
      model name      : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU         T5600  @ 1.83GHz
      stepping        : 6
      cpu MHz         : 1829.006
      cache size      : 2048 KB
      physical id     : 0
      [...]
      processor       : 1
      vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
      cpu family      : 6
      model           : 15
      model name      : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU         T5600  @ 1.83GHz
      stepping        : 6
      cpu MHz         : 1829.006
      cache size      : 2048 KB
      physical id     : 1
      [...]

graphic controller nVidia

confere : http://doc.ubuntu-fr.org/nvidia

  • install kernel restricted modules : $ sudo apt-get install linux-restricted-modules-$(uname -r)

  • install NVIDIA binary XFree8 insta6 4.x/X.Org driver : $ sudo apt-get install nvidia-glx

  • configure driver : $ sudo nvidia-xconfig 

  • restart X
  • adjust configuration executing : $ nvidia-settings

  • to modify screen resolution :
    • add "1280 x 800" to xorg display modes :

      $ gksu gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf
      Section "Screen"
          # [...]
          SubSection     "Display"
              # [...]
              Modes      "1280 x 800" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
          EndSubSection
    • restart X

touchpad

turn off while typing

Turn on SHMCONFIG : add a to /etc/X11/xorg.conf line Option "SHMConfig" "on" the end of Section "InputDevice"

Webcam

## quotes from output of $ lsusb -v
Bus 005 Device 002: ID 0c45:624f Microdia
  idVendor           0x0c45 Microdia
  idProduct          0x624f 

more details : http://eric.dane.free.fr/file/AsusW7J-webcam.txt

The built-in webcam on the W7J use the sn9c201 chipset according to this post : http://www.mail-archive.com/linux-uvc-devel@lists.berlios.de/msg00542.html

Finally we have an open source working driver:

here is a short simple tutorial:

Older Project (closed) :

See also


CategoryLaptop

SergioZanchetta/Old/AsusW7J (last edited 2010-02-26 15:49:10 by primes2h)