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Fedora Core 5 yum.conf

Just a quick snippet of my /etc/yum.conf file which includes the ATrpms and FreshRpms repositories. [main] cachedir=/var/cache/yum keepcache=0 debuglevel=2 logfile=/var/log/yum.log pkgpolicy=newest distroverpkg=redhat-release tolerant=1 exactarch=1 obsoletes=1 gpgcheck=1 plugins=1 metadata_expire=1800 [atrpms] name=Fedora Core $releasever – $basearch – ATrpms baseurl=http://dl.atrpms.net/fc$releasever-$basearch/atrpms/stable [freshrpms] name=Fedora Linux $releasever – $basearch – freshrpms baseurl=http://ayo.freshrpms.net/fedora/linux/$releasever/$basearch/freshrpms

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Update: TI 7×21 FlashMedia/SD Host Controller (104C:8033 & 104C:8034)

Bit of an update, my previous post is now getting a significant amount of traffic; in fact it’s my hottest post yet! Progress over at http://tifmxx.berlios.de/ – I downloaded the latest revision of this driver and it appears to be going through re-structuring, still not-functional I am afraid. However, a month since contacting TI I

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Sitecom CN-502 USB Bluetooth Dongle works on Linux

To my absolute surprise, the Sitecom CN-502 USB Bluetooth Dongle works perfectly with out-of-the-box Fedora Core 4 x86_64. The lsusb output shows it’s a Cambridge Silicon Radio chip (0a12:0001) which is very widely used and well supported. I bought this thing some time ago because of its protruding aerial; my original intention was to dismantle

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TI 7×21 FlashMedia/SD Host Controller (104C:8033 & 104C:8034)

Update: TI 7×21 FlashMedia/SD Host Controller (104C:8033 & 104C:8034) The Compaq R4100 series of laptops feature a 6-in-1 memory card reader based on the widely used Texas Instruments 7×21 chips. Although TI provides Windows drivers there is very little information available to assist in development of a free Linux device driver for it. It appears

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Fedora Core 4 x86_64 Linux on Compaq R4000 Laptop

The majority of the hardware worked out of the box, the WXGA (1280 x 800) screen needs to be manually frigged into the X configuration. Only the wireless adapter and the memory-card reader are unsupported by the base install. I got the wireless adapter (Broadcom BCM4318 PCI id 14E4:4318) working using ndiswrapper 1.8 from ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net,

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