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Installing ArchLinux on HP HDX18-1390

Last updated: 15.09.2009

General Hardware Specifications of HP-HDX18-1390:

Hardware Components

Status under Linux

Notes

Core 2 Quad, 2.0 GHz

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

18.4 (1920x1080) WXGA - TFT

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

NVIDIA 1 GB Video ( GeForce GT 130 M )

Works

Installed proprietary NVIDIA Linux driver

4 GB, 2SO-DIM, DDR2, 2 DIMMS

Works

No special procedure required during installation

2x500 GB SATA 7200 rpm Hard Drive

Works

No special procedure required during installation. Software raid configuration

Sound card Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family)

Works

No special procedure required during installation – set mixer level

Integrated Network Card - Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Blu-Ray disc reader and DVD-DL writer

Works

Blu-Ray not tested

Wireless Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN

Work

Firmware installation

iwlwifi-5100-ucode

Lithium-Ion Battery

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Memory card reader - JMicron Technology Corp.

Works

No special procedure required during installation – only SD-HC tested

Webcam 1.3 Mpx

Works

No special procedure required during installation – uvcvideo module required

External SATA


Not tested

DVB-T - Receiver AVerMedia Technologies, Inc.

Works

Install appropriate module af9015

Firewire - JMicron Technology Corp. IEEE 1394

work

No special procedure required during installation



This laptop is operating under Kernel version 2.6.30-ARCH

Basic Installation of ArchLinux:

Setting up additional features for [Linux Distribution]



Unresolved issues




More Specific Information.

lspci:



lsusb:



Links:


Links: very positive impressions and good performance for all components. Good linux compatibility.



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