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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    On an unrelated note but important nonetheless: Suspend issue is solved!
    See these links for details:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1165087&page=74...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    See https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/405120/comments/94 for possible fix for suspend issue.
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    [ubuntu] Re: msr-tools

    This should also do the trick:


    sudo modprobe msr
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    what flags did you use on the flash program to force it to flash to an earlier version?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    OK - I went ahead and upgraded to 1.13.
    Guess what? No Integrated option :(

    I found a rather unusual thing. Previously I had set a password for my harddisk. It was same as my boot password and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    Version 1.13 of BIOS for Acer Travelmate Timeline 8371G is now available on Acer's support website.

    I'm currently doing some critical work on my laptop, so can't take the risk of messing it up...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    Hmm, yeh - some idea is better than none. My kernel is 2.6.31 I think (latest on karmic beta).
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    Mine's an Acer Travelmate Timeline 8371G, BIOS 1.10 - one of the replies above shows it works on 5810G as well, so I would be highly sure it works on your hardware, but as of now can't think of any...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    What's your laptop model and BIOS version? (I don't really have any idea how to help you with that, but that info would be useful for someone else).
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    Well I don't know what you told them to get such a reply from Acer, all I got was "Linux is not supported" and when I told them XP had the same issue, they had already locked on the L word.

    Also,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    See this.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    What release of ubuntu are you using? I installed the latest testing release (Karmic Alpha 5), and everything including the brightness control works like a charm. The only major broken feature is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    Could everyone please post how much their laptop is drawing power and the battery life estimate. I used Intel's powertop tool (which is in the repository). Please use the same tool so we can compare....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    For those with dedicated ATI graphics card models (eg 8371G), check out this post:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7933876#post7933876

    This should help you save some power
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    GOOD NEWS EVERYONE

    I found a tiny code on the net written by Sylvain on opensuse forums. It's a kernel module that uses ACPI functionality to completely turn off the ATI card! It's just awesome.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    OK, so I ended up setting the BIOS graphics option to "Discrete" mode and installing ATI's proprietary driver and using its Low Power mode. I get about 4 hours of battery life. NOT GOOD ENOUGH!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 3810T

    I just purchased an Acer Timeline 8371 with discrete ATI graphics and I'm not quite liking it.

    Before I start ranting, very nice thread, once I get my head around the graphics stuff, I shall start...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Acer Timeline 4810TG on Jaunty - ATI Driver

    I just purchased an Acer Timeline 8371 with discrete ATI graphics and I'm not quite liking it.

    I was under the impression that one could choose which graphics card to use by changing a BIOS...
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    [ubuntu] Image distortion in scanned image

    Hi folks,

    I got a hp Deskjet F2280 multifunction and I'm using it to scan everything printed I have. Now after 300 scans, I've started noticing a geometric distortion in the scanned images. The...
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