This page is pretty much obsolete: A number of links on this page do not work anymore.
Here are some useful links for the "Linux on Sony Notebook User":
- The first and most important link for notebook users is of course to the
Linux Laptop-HOWTO and
the second most important to the
Linux on Laptops page.
- The mobile-update daemon is
a replacement for the standard update daemon. This version does not flush the disk when no other
diskactivity is present. So it helps to keep the disk inactive, which with help from hdparm can lead
to quite some energy conservation.
- The hdparm utility can
spin down the disk after a certain time of no disk activity.
- The Linux USB site is the home of the new Linux Linux USB
Project. On this page is a link to the linux-usb mailing list archive - just in case you want to find
out how often the question "When do we have support for Logitech USB cameras in Linux?" was already
- The next generation of Power Management for Linux is on it's way on the
- The Linux PCMCIA Information Page
contains links to discussion boards about all aspects of PCMCIA and of course a link to the ftp site
to get the latest PCMCIA package.
- The Linux-IrDA Project has information about how to
get the IrDA interface on your notebook to communicate with the rest of the world.
- Just one more interface on the Sony PCG-505FX left that we have not yet covered: On the
Linux IEEE-1394 Project and
The Linux IEEE 1394
driver is information about the Firewire port.