Jump to navigation Jump to search

Dell Official Support

  Realtek ALC3226 HD Audio Codec Driver
  Intel 8 Series Chipset Device Software Driver
  Intel(R) Smart Connect Technology Application
  O2 Micro OZ777xxx/OZ621XX Memory Card Reader Driver
  Intel USB3.0 xHCI Driver
  ST Microelectronics Free Fall Data Protection Driver
  Intel(R) Management Engine Components Installer Driver
  Intel(R) Rapid Start Technology Application
  Intel (R) Smart Connect Technology Driver
  Dell Wireless 5570 WWAN Mobile Broadband and GNSS (GPS) Driver
  Dell Wireless 5808e LTE Mobile Broadband Driver and GNSS (GPS) Driver
  Dell Wireless 5809/5808/5570 Connection Manager Application
  Dell Multi-Touch Touchpad Driver
  Intel 7260/3160 Bluetooth Application
  Intel 7265/7260/3160 WiFi Driver
  Intel 7260 WiDi Utility
  Intel I2xx/825xx 10/100/1000 Ethernet Network Driver
  Dell Wireless 1601 WiGig Application
  Dell Wireless 1601 WiFi + Bluetooth Driver
  Dell Wireless 1506 WiFi Driver
  LiteOn IT LCS-256L9S Solid State Drive Firmware Update
  O2Micro OZ77CR6 Smartcard Driver
  Synaptics VMM2320 MST HUB Firmware Update
  Intel HD, HD 4200/4400/4600/5000/5100/5200 Graphics Driver 
  nVIDIA Graphics Driver for: Quadro 1/2/3/4000, Quadro 5010M, Quadro K1/2/3/4/5000M, Quadro K11/21/31/41/5100M, NVS 4/5200M, and GeForce GT 720M


Official Linux support side [1]

Linux OS: Debian 8.0 (Jessie) - Debian supports the grafic gard as of jessie Linux Kernel Version: 3.17.4 Sound: Intel HD / Realtek ALC3226 Grafik: Intel HD

  • lspci output
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller (rev 0b)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0b)
00:03.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller (rev 0b)
00:14.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 8 Series USB xHCI HC (rev 04)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 8 Series HECI #0 (rev 04)
00:19.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation Ethernet Connection I218-LM (rev 04)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 8 Series HD Audio Controller (rev 04)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 8 Series PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev e4)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 8 Series PCI Express Root Port 4 (rev e4)
00:1c.4 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 8 Series PCI Express Root Port 5 (rev e4)
00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 8 Series USB EHCI #1 (rev 04)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 8 Series LPC Controller (rev 04)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 8 Series SATA Controller 1 [AHCI mode] (rev 04)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 8 Series SMBus Controller (rev 04)
01:00.0 SD Host controller: O2 Micro, Inc. SD/MMC Card Reader Controller (rev 01)
02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev 73)

initrd after upgrade to jessie

  • if you update the initrd it fails booting because switch_root is not copied into the initrd. To fix this manually update initrd file
    • unpack
cd  /tmp
mkdir initrd
cd initrd
zcat /boot/initrd.img-3.17.4 | cpio -i
    • update
cp /sbin/switch_root sbin/switch_root
find . ! -name *~ | cpio -H newc --create | gzip -9 > /boot/initrd.img-3.17.4
    • update grub




  • check playback sound devices
aplay -l
  • Disable HDMI for audio
    • built in audio as first device
    • usb camera with mic as second device
    • in /etc/modprobe.d/sound.conf
## ALSA portion
alias char-major-116 snd
alias snd-card-0 snd-hda-intel
alias snd-card-1 snd-usb-audio

## module options should go here
#options snd-hda-intel index=0 model=dell-m6,ref,auto
#options snd-hda-intel index=0 model=ref enable_msi=1
#options snd-hda-intel index=0 model=ref
#options snd-hda-intel index=0 model=dell-m22
options snd-hda-intel index=0 model=ref enable_msi=1 enable=0,1
#options snd-hda-intel index=0 model=hp-dv5 enable_msi=1 position_fix=1
options snd-usb-audio index=1

Laptop Mode


laptop_mode is a knob that controls "laptop mode". All the things that are controlled by this knob are discussed in Documentation/laptops/laptop-mode.tx