Gentoo Archives: gentoo-laptop

From: "András Csányi" <sayusi.ando@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] HP 6720
Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2008 13:09:18
Message-Id: bae7db570809020609t69cfbe1anfea232ffb932a152@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-laptop] HP 6720 by Beso
2008/9/2 Beso <givemesugarr@×××××.com>:
> 2008/9/2 András Csányi <sayusi.ando@×××××.com>: >> Hi all! >> >> I want to buy a HP laptop (link bottom). >> Anybody installed gentoo this type? Or where is available some >> information (gentoo) linux vs. notebook? >> >> Thanks for the help! >> >> András >> >> http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/us/en/sm/WF06a/321957-321957-64295-321838-89315-3442832.html >> >> -- >> - - >> -- Csanyi Andras -- http://sayusi.hu -- Sayusi Ando >> -- "Bízzál Istenben és tartsd szárazon a puskaport!".-- Cromwell >> > > > this pc will work at 100% of its functionality on any linux version > available. everything, starting from the sata controllers to the video > board, is supported by the linux kernel. you might have to install > only the abn wireless intel drivers and you're done. > you'll just need to follow the gentoo installation handbook and > compile the right modules in the kernel and you'll have the notebook > working perfectly. you might also want to try out the live ebuilds for > the intel xorg drivers to have the most recent intel updates. this > driver is the only one to support usermode xorg server and kernel > modesetting. for this i'd advice you to try out first the fedora 9 > version + updates; you might use it to compile the gentoo later from > it - use alternative source installation: from another linux > distribution so that you'll still have a linux distro working (about > 30mins of installation time) while compiling gentoo. > i'd also advise you to use the amd64 branch since it will take full > advantage of this pc.
Oohh! Great news! Thanks for your reply! András -- - - -- Csanyi Andras -- http://sayusi.hu -- Sayusi Ando -- "Bízzál Istenben és tartsd szárazon a puskaport!".-- Cromwell

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