Linux on the TI TravelMate 4000M

The Texas Instruments TravelMate 4000M Linux Mini-HOWTO

Kenneth E. Harker
Department of the Computer Sciences
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas, USA

Contributions from:
Alain Fauconnet <>
Uwe Seidler <>
Tommy Rutledge <>
Theodore Ts'o < tytso@MIT.EDU>

Y2K Update 1.0 -- 18 February 1999

Preliminary Revision 0.4 -- 24 March 1996


This document describes installation and setup issues related to the Linux operating system and the Texas Instruments TravelMate 4000M notebook computers. This document is available on the World Wide Web at:

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Hardware Description
  3. Installing the Slackware Distribution
    1. General Installation
    2. Installing from Floppies
    3. Installing from a CD-ROM
    4. Installing from the Network (NFS)
  4. Configuring the Kernel
    1. General Configuration
    2. Sound Configuration
  5. Configuring LILO
  6. Configuring XFree86
  7. Using PCMCIA Cards
  8. Information on APM Power Management
  9. Information for PPP Users

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