Fujitsu FMV Biblo Loox U/C 30



  • Default OS: Japanese Windows.
  • Screen capability: Rotate, Zoom. This baby has related hot-keys below its tiny LCD screen.
  • Finger print login.
  • Rotatable screen. Nice as an e-book (pdf) reader.
  • Mouse buttons on the left shoulder and navigation on the right shoulder.


I don’t think this particular small-size PC has many fans out there, even install Linux (Ubuntu) as its OS. Default installation of Linux Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty can not display graphics on vga-out. Special driver must be installed manually.

#lspci -vv
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH Poulsbo) Graphics Controller (rev 06)
Subsystem: Fujitsu Limited. Device 14bc

After many unsuccessful attempts to compile and install ‘psb’ VGA driver, I found

I followed the instructions to setup repository, using provided kernel and psb modules, then this baby has a correct VGA driver and able to display screen (extended desktop) via vga-out. Unfortunately, missing its ethernet module (not wireless module though).

05:04.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)

I tought it should be easy to install 8139 ethernet module, because 8139 is common ethernet chip. Many distros include it in their standard installation. However, adding 8139 module manually turned out to be difficult. I failed to find (using Google, of course) a simple way to install it. Original rtl8139.c by Donald Becker does not compile succesfully, even after I spent some hours to tinker with it. *Sigh*. Perhaps later.

Finally successful ‘psb’ driver compilation and installation

insert in /etc/apt/sources.list

deb jaunty main

#apt-key adv –keyserver –recv-keys C6598A30

#apt-get install update

#apt-get install psb-kernel-source
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
dkms fakeroot
The following NEW packages will be installed:
dkms fakeroot psb-kernel-source
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
Need to get 580kB of archives.
After this operation, 2859kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Get:1 jaunty/main dkms [57.6kB]
Get:2 jaunty/main fakeroot 1.12.1ubuntu1 [115kB]
Get:3 jaunty/main psb-kernel-source 4.41.1-0ubuntu1~904um1 [407kB]
Fetched 580kB in 44s (13.0kB/s)
Selecting previously deselected package dkms.
(Reading database … 176188 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking dkms (from …/dkms_2.0.21.1-0ubuntu3_all.deb) …
Selecting previously deselected package fakeroot.
Unpacking fakeroot (from …/fakeroot_1.12.1ubuntu1_i386.deb) …
Selecting previously deselected package psb-kernel-source.
Unpacking psb-kernel-source (from …/psb-kernel-source_4.41.1-0ubuntu1~904um1_all.deb) …
Processing triggers for man-db …
Setting up dkms ( …
* Running DKMS auto installation service for kernel 2.6.28-15-generic [ OK ]
Setting up fakeroot (1.12.1ubuntu1) …
Setting up psb-kernel-source (4.41.1-0ubuntu1~904um1) …
Loading new psb-kernel-source-4.41.1 DKMS files…
Creating symlink /var/lib/dkms/psb-kernel-source/4.41.1/source ->

DKMS: add Completed.
Installing prebuilt kernel module binaries (if any)
Building module…

Kernel preparation unnecessary for this kernel. Skipping…

Building module:
cleaning build area….
make KERNELRELEASE=2.6.28-15-generic LINUXDIR=/lib/modules/2.6.28-15-generic/build DRM_MODULES=psb
cleaning build area….

DKMS: build Completed.
Installing module…

Running module version sanity check.
– Original module
– No original module exists within this kernel
– Installation
– Installing to /lib/modules/2.6.28-15-generic/updates/dkms/

Running module version sanity check.
– Original module
– Found /lib/modules/2.6.28-15-generic/kernel/drivers/gpu/drm/drm.ko
– Storing in /var/lib/dkms/psb-kernel-source/original_module/2.6.28-15-generic/i686/
– Archiving for uninstallation purposes
– Installation
– Installing to /lib/modules/2.6.28-15-generic/updates/dkms/


DKMS: install Completed.

VGA compatible controller
product: System Controller Hub (SCH Poulsbo) Graphics Controller [8086:8108]
vendor: Intel Corporation [8086]
bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
version: 06
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
Power Management,
Message Signalled Interrupts,
bus mastering,
PCI capabilities listing
driver: psb
latency: 0
module: drm

IF KERNEL IS UPDATED, perhaps the following should be done:

#dpkg-reconfigure psb-kernel-source

What about finger print login?

Posted in Linux, Windows
3 comments on “Fujitsu FMV Biblo Loox U/C 30
  1. moviepups says:

    I want to quote your post in my blog. It can?
    And you et an account on Twitter?

  2. surya says:

    Yes, you can. And sorry, I am not active on Twitter.

  3. Thanks for posting this info. I just want to let you know that I just check out your site and I find it very interesting and informative. I can’t wait to read lots of your posts.

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