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2008/9/2 Beso <givemesugarr@...>:
> 2008/9/2 András Csányi <sayusi.ando@...>:
>> 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!
>> - -
>> -- 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!
-- Csanyi Andras -- http://sayusi.hu -- Sayusi Ando
-- "Bízzál Istenben és tartsd szárazon a puskaport!".-- Cromwell