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HP-Compaq 6530s

Introduction

This is a template for a future guide to running Linux with the HP-Compaq 6530s laptop. If you have the HP-Compaq 6530s and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the HP-Compaq 6530s specifications page.

NameHP-Compaq 6530s
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen14.1” WXGA Widescreen
RAMUp to 4GB
HDDUp to 500GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500
NetworkEthernet, 802.11abgn, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes
SoundYesSee notes below
EthernetYes
WirelessYes
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested

Notes

Sound

To get sound working you need to add the following line to your /etc/modprobe.conf (or your distributions equivalent) file:
options snd-hda-intel model=laptop

Summary

The main issue with this laptop is the sound. After making the necessary configuration change it works just fine.


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hp-compaq_6530s.txt · Last modified: 2012/06/09 07:48 by billg
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