Suse Linux 9.2 on the Panasonic CF-Y2
1. Put Suse
Linux 9.2 DVD into drive.
Machine on and go into Setup (F2-key) to
check that machine boots from CD.
default the Bios boots from harddisk.)
3. Start Suse
Select keyboard Japanese (if you have a CF-Y2 with Japanese keybowrd)
did not check whether Automatic Installation works.)
5. Check that
System, Partitioning, Booting, Time Zone are correct.
am using a Toshiba 100GB harddisk with
/windows/C 20GB NTFS
/windows/D 60GB NTFS
/ 23GB Linux
am using a USB mouse, but the Touchpad works as well.
6. Choose the
Software you want to install.
Check that ipwconfig is also installed for Wireless Setup.
Install also kdebase3-extra to have proper KDE session management.
Should run now for about 40 minutes until automatic reboot.
8. Reboot Linux
from harddisk. Take out DVD.
network and user setup.
9. Graphics Setup
device Setup automatic screen detection will not detect 1400x1050
System will start with 1280x900 resolution looking dizzy.
the 855resolution patch of Alain Poirier at:
Download patch, follow installation instruction in readme-file.
Once compiled the exexutable should be in /usr/sbin/855resolution
Edit as superuser the file
put there the line:
/usr/sbin/855resolution 3c 1400 1050
system restart you should have 1400x1050 resolution.
Intel 2200BG wireless can be setup via Yast without problems.
11. SDCard does
12. USB works
monitor not tested.
14. PCMCIA seems
to work fine.
15. Mic and
headphones not tested.
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