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Asus V1V

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus V1V laptop.

This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus V1V. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus V1V page on LapWik.

Author(s)

Yosu

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Asus V1V specifications page.

NameAsus V1V
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen15.4“ WXGA or WSXGA+ Widescreen
RAM1GB to 4GB
HDD160GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW or Blu-ray
GraphicsATI Mobility™ Radeon® HD 3650
NetworkEthernet, Intel 4965AGN or WifiLink 5100 802.11abgn

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes
SoundYes Low sound
EthernetPartialUse module e1000e
WirelessPartialUse iwlwifi driver
BluetoothNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
WebcamYesUse the UVC module

Notes

Probe with Mandriva 2009.0
Ethernet module crash after 5 minutes with messages “tx hang”
–I did not write the above, but it works fine for me since sep 09
New models uses intel wifi link 5100.

Summary

You can enter a summary of how well the Asus V1V works with Linux here.
Installed Slackware64 13, worked fine, recompiled kernel and used above or obvious drivers


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