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Hewlett-Packard nx6330

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Hewlett-Packard nx6330 laptop. The nx6330 is a mid level laptop with components which are well supported under Linux.

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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Specifications

NameHewlett-Packard nx6330
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo T5500 1.66GHz
Screen14.1” WXGA
RAM512MB
HDD60GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon x1300
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless
Other3 x USB2.0

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes
SoundYesUse the snd-hda-intel module
EthernetYes
WirelessYesUse ipw3945 module
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
PCMCIANot Tested

Notes

You may use either the open source 'radeon' module or the proprietary 'fglrx' driver from ATI. The ATI driver is required if you would like 3D support.

Summary

The installation of Linux on the Hewlett-Packard nx6330 was a breeze. The components on the nx6330 were successfully detected and configured properly.


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hewlett-packard_nx6330.txt · Last modified: 2012/06/09 07:42 by billg
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