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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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|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 1.66GHz|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon x1300|
|Network||10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||3 x USB2.0|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-hda-intel module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use ipw3945 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
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.
The installation of Linux on the Hewlett-Packard nx6330 was a breeze. The components on the nx6330 were successfully detected and configured properly.