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 +====== Acer TravelMate 8471 ======
 +===== Introduction =====
 +This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Acer TravelMate 8471 laptop.
 +This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Acer TravelMate 8471. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the [[http://​​acer_travelmate_8471|Acer TravelMate 8471 page on LapWik]].
 +===== Editing This Page =====
 +If you would like to edit this page please first view our [[Editing Guidelines]].
 +===== Specifications =====
 +For full specifications see the [[http://​​wiki/​acer+travelmate+8471|Acer TravelMate 8471 specifications page]].
 +|Name|Acer TravelMate 8471|
 +|Processor|Intel Core2 Duo Processor: 3MB On-Die L2 Cache|
 +|Screen|14"​ WXGA (1366 x 768)|
 +|Graphics|Intel GMA 4500MHD|
 +|RAM|Up to 8GB|
 +|Optical Drive|DVD Super Multi|
 +|Network|10/​100/​1000 \\ Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5100|
 +===== Linux Compatibility =====
 +|Processor|yes| |
 +|Screen|yes| |
 +|HDD|yes| |
 +|Optical Drive|yes| |
 +|Graphics|yes|Intel Graphics, that means KernelModeSetting and full 3D support |
 +|Sound|yes|everything,​ to get internal mic working install linux-backports-modules-alsa-karmic-generic (see http://​​topic/​acer-travelmate-8371-fingerscanner/​2/​)|
 +|Ethernet|yes| |
 +|Wireless|yes|random disconnects of the Intel 5100 chips requiring reboots (see notes)|
 +|Bluetooth|yes| |
 +|Modem|n/a| |
 +|USB|yes| |
 +|Card Reader|yes| |
 +|PCMCIA|n/​a| |
 +|Fingerprint Reader|No Driver|Egistec |
 +|Webcam|yes| |
 +===== Notes =====
 +Suspend to Ram works with kernel commandline option i8042.reset=1.
 +Suspend to Disk (aka hibernate) works.
 +Starting with linux-kernel 2.6.34-rc5 (perhaps even 2.6.33) there are no wlan problems any more.
 +===== Summary =====
 +See also [[http://​​wiki/​acer+travelma
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