Inspiron 17R Details



My Installs:

Note: Ubuntu 14.10 is due to be released Oct 23, 2014.  See Tech Drive-in: Ubuntu 14.10 “Utopic Unicorn” Release Schedule for more details.

Here are some more details about my laptop:

lspci output:

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Ivy Bridge DRAM Controller (rev 09)
	Subsystem: Dell Device 0578
	Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: agpgart-intel

00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Ivy Bridge PCI Express Root Port (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
	Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx+
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0, Cache Line Size: 64 bytes
	Bus: primary=00, secondary=01, subordinate=01, sec-latency=0
	I/O behind bridge: 00003000-00003fff
	Memory behind bridge: f0000000-f0ffffff
	Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000c0000000-00000000d1ffffff
	Secondary status: 66MHz- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- 	BridgeCtl: Parity- SERR- NoISA- VGA- MAbort- >Reset- FastB2B-
		PriDiscTmr- SecDiscTmr- DiscTmrStat- DiscTmrSERREn-
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
	Kernel modules: shpchp

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Ivy Bridge Graphics Controller (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
	Subsystem: Dell Device 0578
	Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx+
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 46
	Region 0: Memory at f1000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4M]
	Region 2: Memory at e0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
	Region 4: I/O ports at 4000 [size=64]
	Expansion ROM at  [disabled]
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: i915
	Kernel modules: i915

00:14.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point USB xHCI Host Controller (rev 04) (prog-if 30 [XHCI])
	Subsystem: Dell Device 0578
	Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx+
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 42
	Region 0: Memory at f1600000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: xhci_hcd

00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point MEI Controller #1 (rev 04)
	Subsystem: Dell Device 0578
	Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx+
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 43
	Region 0: Memory at f1615000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16]
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: mei
	Kernel modules: mei

00:1a.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 (rev 04) (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
	Subsystem: Dell Device 0578
	Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 16
	Region 0: Memory at f161a000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd

00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller (rev 04)
	Subsystem: Dell Device 0578
	Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx+
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0, Cache Line Size: 64 bytes
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 47
	Region 0: Memory at f1610000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
	Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel

00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Panther Point PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev c4) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
	Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0, Cache Line Size: 64 bytes
	Bus: primary=00, secondary=02, subordinate=02, sec-latency=0
	Memory behind bridge: f1500000-f15fffff
	Secondary status: 66MHz- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- 	BridgeCtl: Parity- SERR- NoISA- VGA- MAbort- >Reset- FastB2B-
		PriDiscTmr- SecDiscTmr- DiscTmrStat- DiscTmrSERREn-
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
	Kernel modules: shpchp

00:1c.4 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Panther Point PCI Express Root Port 5 (rev c4) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
	Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0, Cache Line Size: 64 bytes
	Bus: primary=00, secondary=03, subordinate=03, sec-latency=0
	I/O behind bridge: 00002000-00002fff
	Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000f1400000-00000000f14fffff
	Secondary status: 66MHz- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- 	BridgeCtl: Parity- SERR- NoISA- VGA- MAbort- >Reset- FastB2B-
		PriDiscTmr- SecDiscTmr- DiscTmrStat- DiscTmrSERREn-
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
	Kernel modules: shpchp

00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point USB Enhanced Host Controller #1 (rev 04) (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
	Subsystem: Dell Device 0578
	Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 23
	Region 0: Memory at f1619000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd

00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Panther Point LPC Controller (rev 04)
	Subsystem: Dell Device 0578
	Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel modules: iTCO_wdt

00:1f.2 RAID bus controller: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode] (rev 04)
	Subsystem: Dell Device 0578
	Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx+
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0
	Interrupt: pin B routed to IRQ 41
	Region 0: I/O ports at 4088 [size=8]
	Region 1: I/O ports at 409c [size=4]
	Region 2: I/O ports at 4080 [size=8]
	Region 3: I/O ports at 4098 [size=4]
	Region 4: I/O ports at 4060 [size=32]
	Region 5: Memory at f1618000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=2K]
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: ahci

00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation Panther Point SMBus Controller (rev 04)
	Subsystem: Dell Device 0578
	Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster- SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
	Status: Cap- 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- SERR- 	Interrupt: pin C routed to IRQ 10
	Region 0: Memory at f1614000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
	Region 4: I/O ports at efa0 [size=32]
	Kernel modules: i2c-i801

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation Device 0fd1 (rev ff) (prog-if ff)
	!!! Unknown header type 7f

02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 2230 (rev c4)
	Subsystem: Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 2230 BGN
	Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0, Cache Line Size: 64 bytes
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 45
	Region 0: Memory at f1500000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: iwlwifi
	Kernel modules: iwlwifi

03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Dell Device 0578
	Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx+
	Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- SERR- 	Latency: 0, Cache Line Size: 64 bytes
	Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 44
	Region 0: I/O ports at 2000 [size=256]
	Region 2: Memory at f1404000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=4K]
	Region 4: Memory at f1400000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=16K]
	Capabilities: 
	Kernel driver in use: r8169
	Kernel modules: r8169