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Hewlett-Packard nx9420

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Hewlett-Packard nx9420 laptop, model EX763PA.

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 nx9420
ProcessorIntel Core Duo T2500 2.0Ghz
Screen17“
RAM1024MB
HDD100GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
Graphics256MB ATI Mobility Radeon x1600
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth
Other4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes
SoundYes
EthernetYes
WirelessYesUse ipw3945 or iwlwifi (better; since Kernel 2.6.21) driver
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
PCMCIANot Tested

Notes

On some older version of the kernel the audio will only work though the headphone jack, not the inbuilt speakers. You will need to run a kernel with version 2.6.16 or greater for audio to work properly.

Currently the open source radeon module included with X.org does not support the ATI Mobility Radeon x1600. However you can get this working using the proprietary ATI module.

For best results you should use a Linux distribution with kernel 2.6.16 or greater, such as Fedora Core 5 or Ubuntu Linux 6.06, with the nx9420.

Summary

Apart from the audio problem and if you don't mind using the propietary ATI module then the Hewlett-Packard nx9420 works well under Linux.


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Johan, 2013/09/19 07:34

Hi, can see this is an old guide?

But just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the fans a running at 100% all the time.. Why?

else it works just fine!

Martin, 2011/08/04 11:57

I can´t get the HP docking station to work with the X1600 ATI graphics card. I´m using the open source ATI driver.

I have not looked into it so it might be a configuration issue

erwin, 2011/01/20 15:03

With ubuntu 10.10, works fine out of the box

Chris, 2010/11/22 00:38

56k Modem works with kppp

Hristov, 2008/08/24 04:10

With Ubuntu 8.04 the sound is working just fine.

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