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This is a guide to running Linux with the Hewlett-Packard nc4200 laptop, model PV210PA. The nc4200 has been certified by Novell to work with Novell Linux Desktop 9 which should make this laptop well suited to work well with other Linux distributions too.
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.
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|Processor||Intel Pentium-M 740 1.73GHz|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900|
|Network||10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 2915 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth|
|Other||3 x USB2.0|
|Graphics||Yes||Use i810 module - in newer Xorg version use intel module (i810 is deprecated)|
|Wireless||Yes||Use ipw2200 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
The Hewlett-Packard nc4200 notebook works very well with Linux, it should work fine with most Linux distributions.