Linux on the Acer TravelMate 351TEV

Last modified: 3.05.2002 12:22


This is a survey about Linux related hardware features of the Acer TravelMate 351TEV. I don't try to explain the usual installation details (for instance, which partitions I have made) Here is a picture.

Philipp Grau <>


On my Acer TravelMate 351TEV I have installed the Debian Woody Linux distribution.

Current Kernel

Here is a dmesg form my current kernel.

General Hardware Data

General system information:
Linux Marius 2.4.2 #10 Wed Mar 14 15:44:08 CET 2001 i686 unknown

processor	: 0
vendor_id	: GenuineIntel
cpu family	: 6
model		: 8
model name	: Pentium III (Coppermine)
stepping	: 3
cpu MHz		: 697.417
cache size	: 256 KB
fdiv_bug	: no
hlt_bug		: no
f00f_bug	: no
coma_bug	: no
fpu		: yes
fpu_exception	: yes
cpuid level	: 2
wp		: yes
flags		: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 mmx fxsr sse
bogomips	: 1392.64
Filesystem           1k-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda5              2023920   1639560    281548  86% /

Disk /dev/hda: 255 heads, 63 sectors, 1222 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes

   Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hda1   *         1       764   6136798+   c  Win95 FAT32 (LBA)
/dev/hda2           765      1051   2305327+  85  Linux extended
/dev/hda5           765      1020   2056288+  83  Linux
/dev/hda6          1021      1051    248976   82  Linux swap

Hard Disk


 Model=IBM-DJSA-210, FwRev=JS2OAB0A, SerialNo=42V42MM1139
 Config={ HardSect NotMFM HdSw>15uSec Fixed DTR>10Mbs }
 RawCHS=16383/16/63, TrkSize=0, SectSize=0, ECCbytes=4
 BuffType=DualPortCache, BuffSize=384kB, MaxMultSect=16, MultSect=off
 CurCHS=16383/16/63, CurSects=16514064, LBA=yes, LBAsects=19640880
 IORDY=on/off, tPIO={min:240,w/IORDY:120}, tDMA={min:120,rec:120}
 PIO modes: pio0 pio1 pio2 pio3 pio4 
 DMA modes: mdma0 mdma1 mdma2 udma0 udma1 udma2 udma3 *udma4 




XFree86 (4.0.2) runs. Here is my XF86Config

Output of SuperProbe:

SuperProbe Version 2.23 (2000 November 28)
	(c) Copyright 1993,1994 by David Wexelblat <>
	(c) Copyright 1994-1998 by The XFree86 Project, Inc

	This work is derived from the '' and
	'' documentation packages produced by Finn
	Thoegersen, and released with all appropriate permissions
	having been obtained.  Additional information obtained from
	'Programmer's Guide to the EGA and VGA, 2nd ed', by Richard
	Ferraro, and from manufacturer's data books

Bug reports are welcome, and should be sent to
In particular, reports of chipsets that this program fails to
correctly detect are appreciated.

Before submitting a report, please make sure that you have the
latest version of SuperProbe (see

First video: Super-VGA
	Chipset: Trident (chipset unknown) (PCI Probed)
		Signature data: 86201023 (please report)
	Memory:  256 Kbytes
	RAMDAC:  Sierra SC1148{2,3,4} 15-bit or SC1148{5,7,9} 15/16-bit HiColor
		 (with 8-bit wide lookup tables)

Output of xviddetect:



Generally works, au-Files are not played very well.


Infrared Port - IrDA(TM)

Not tested


ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A


    Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M

Floppy/DVD Combo Drive

Works, but I have not testet hot swapping, as it works under Windows ME :

Builtin Network card

Is a Intel eepro100 and works

eepro100.c:v1.09j-t 9/29/99 Donald Becker
eepro100.c: $Revision: 1.36 $ 2000/11/17 Modified by Andrey V. Savochkin  and others
PCI: Guessed IRQ 10 for device 00:0a.0
PCI: The same IRQ used for device 00:0b.0
eth0: OEM i82557/i82558 10/100 Ethernet, 00:D0:59:26:2D:BA, IRQ 10.
  Receiver lock-up bug exists -- enabling work-around.
  Board assembly 620014-149, Physical connectors present: RJ45
  Primary interface chip i82555 PHY #1.
  General self-test: passed.
  Serial sub-system self-test: passed.
  Internal registers self-test: passed.
  ROM checksum self-test: passed (0x04f4518b).
  Receiver lock-up workaround activated.

Survey PCI Devices

Output from lspci:

00:00.0 Host bridge: Acer Laboratories Inc. [ALi] M1621 (rev 01)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Acer Laboratories Inc. [ALi] M5247 (rev 01)
00:06.0 Multimedia audio controller: Acer Laboratories Inc. [ALi]: Unknown device 5451 (rev 01)
00:07.0 ISA bridge: Acer Laboratories Inc. [ALi] M1533 PCI to ISA Bridge [Aladdin IV]
00:0a.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82557 [Ethernet Pro 100] (rev 08)
00:0b.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments: Unknown device 8021 (rev 02)
00:10.0 IDE interface: Acer Laboratories Inc. [ALi] M5229 IDE (rev c3)
00:11.0 Bridge: Acer Laboratories Inc. [ALi] M7101 PMU
00:13.0 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc. OZ6933 Cardbus Controller (rev 02)
00:13.1 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc. OZ6933 Cardbus Controller (rev 02)
00:14.0 USB Controller: Acer Laboratories Inc. [ALi] M5237 USB (rev 03)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Trident Microsystems: Unknown device 8620 (rev 5d)



This document has nothing to do with Acer, they don't even know it exists. There is no guarantee that the information on this page is accurate, please don't hold me responsible if your experience is different from the information here.


This report was generated by lanoche v0.6 Wed Mar 28 10:25:34 CEST 2001.

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