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Installing [Fedora FC6] on [Hewlett Packard DV 9000t]

Last updated: [2-Nov-2006]

General Hardware Specifications of [HP DV 9000t]:

Hardware Components

Status under Linux

Notes

Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 (2.0 GHz)

Works

No special procedure required during installation.

17.0 WXGA+ UltraBrightView Widescreen (1440x900)

Works

No special procedure required during installation

512 MB Nvidia GeForce Go 7600

Works

Download nvidia driver (nvidia-x11-drv from freshrpms.net)

2 GB DDR2, SDRAM (2 x 1 GB)

Works

No special procedure required during installation

120 GB SATA Hard Drive, Fujitsu MHV2120B

Works

No special procedure required during installation

160 GB SATA Hard Drive, Hitachi HTS54161

Works

Disk installation requires the "hard disk mounting kit"

Integrated Webcam

Doesn't Work

Apparently a Ricoh 1.3 Mpixel camera integrated in the bezel of the lid, not supported under Linux

Integrated Stereo Microphone

Don't know yet

Two microphones integrated in the bezel of the lid

Ricoh SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter

Don't know yet


Intel 82573L Gigabit Ethernet

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Inel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network with Bluetooth

Works

Requires ipw3945 driver (use dkms_ipw3945 plus dependencies from freshrpms.net); Bluetooth not yet tested

HD Audio Soft Data Fax Modem with SmartCP

Don't know yet

Should work with linuxant's HSF driver

LightScribe DVD+/-RW with Double Layer, 24xCD

Works

No special procedure required during installation (lightscribe-ing not tested, should work with LaCie)

14.8 V, 6 Ah LION Battery

Works

No special procedure required during installation

Intel 82801G HD Audio Controller

Works

No special procedure required during installation

This laptop is operating under Kernel version [2.6.18-1.2798]

Basic Installation of [Fedora Core 6]:

Setting up additional features for [Linux Distribution]

Unresolved issues

Configuration Files

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If you find out more about the things that I haven't tried, or the things that don't work for me, please let me know.





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