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Asus F8Sn

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus F8Sn laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus F8Sn. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus F8Sn page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Asus F8Sn specifications page.

NameAsus F8Sn
ProcessorIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor T5450 : 1.83 GHz -1.5 GHz 667MHz, 2MB On-Die L2 Cache
Screen14.1” WXGA Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD250GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
DVD+-RW with Lightscribe
HD-DVD
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce® 9500M GS
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Integrated 802.11 a/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorks
SoundNot Working
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested

Notes

Graphics

You should install the NVIDIA drivers for the 9500M GS. See the guides section on this site for details.

Sound

Sounds doesn't appear to work at all, the system looks like it detects the sound controller correctly but nothing is played out of the speakers.

Summary

The sound issue is a real problem with the Asus F8Sn, other than that the laptop works well.


Discussion

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asus_f8sn.txt · Last modified: 2010/10/13 15:21 (external edit)
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