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HP 630

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the HP 630 laptop. If you have the HP 630 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.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the HP 630. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the HP 630 page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the HP 630 specifications page.

NameHP 630
ProcessorIntel Core i5-2540M (2.60 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel Core i5-2520M (2.50 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel Core i5-2430M (2.40 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel Core i5-2410M (2.30 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel Core i3-370M (2.40 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel Core i3-2350M (2.30 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel Core i3-2310M (2.10 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel Core2 Duo Processor T6670 (2.20 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB)
Intel Celeron 925 (2.30 GHz, 1 MB L3 cache, 800 MHz FSB)
Intel Celeron 900 (2.20 GHz, 1 MB L3 cache, 800 MHz FSB)
Intel Celeron T3500 (2.10 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB)
Intel Celeron T3300 (2.00 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB)
Intel Pentium P6300 (2.26 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel Pentium P6200 (2.13 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel Pentium B950 (2.10 GHz, 2 MB L3 cache)
Intel Pentium B960 (2.20 GHz, 2 MB L3 cache)
Intel Pentium B940 (2.00 GHz, 2 MB L3 cache)
Intel Celeron B800 (1.50 GHz, 2 MB L3 cache)
Intel Celeron B710 (1.60 GHz, 1 MB L3 cache)
Screen15.6“ 1366×768 Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDUp to 750GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
Blu-ray
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
Intel HD Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 3000
AMD Radeon HD 6370M
AMD Radeon HD 7450M
Network10/100 or 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Realtek 802.11b/g/n
Atheros 802.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorTested - OK Works well with Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz
ScreenTested - OK
HDDTested - OK
Optical DriveTested - OK
Graphics ChipTested - OK
VGA OutTested - OK
HDMI OutNot Tested
SoundTested - OK
Bulti-in MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone JackNot Tested
Microphone JackNot Tested
EthernetTested - OK
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBTested - OK
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
Touch Pad Tested - OK
Suspend/Resume Tested - OK

Notes

HP 630 is value for money, quality hardware in cheap price.
If you want to quickly check compatibily of any latest Linux flavour with your laptop try these steps :
On your Windows XP/7 download the utility - “ubootnetin” for creating usb bootable pen-drive, from http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
From this utility select your favourite flavour of Linux - like Fedora 17 (32 bit).
Once complete, reboot the system change boot sequence to USB as first bootable device.
You'll see Live Linux on ur screen from pen-drive, proceed & install to your empty partition as usual.
Asking few Quest regarding grub, it'll automatically make dual bootable system.
Remove pen-drive, reboot, change boot sequence as before & njoy Linux !

Summary

It works perfectly fine , except connecting to internet using ethernet- it keeps on trying & trying.
Many times it just couldnt connect to ISP, however very rarely it can connect.
Not sure if problem with FireFox, as N/w setting shows dynamically recieved IP & also ping works fine.
Some guys on net suggested KDE works fine, otherwise Linux just rocks!
Enjoy Linux !


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This had compatibility problem but using your guidance and guide I have been able to solve my problem.

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Mikhail, 2012/12/11 20:26

I'm using one right now. Works well. The distro is Mint 13 Maya MATE. Phone/mic jacks work fine. Ethernet works fine. Only had a problem with wireless. Here's some info on it:
http://www.geekmind.net/2011/01/linux-wifi-operation-not-possible-due.html
https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=143820

cerash, 2012/11/16 20:39

very good i never had a laptop that works so good like that.
i don't try the ethernet, hdmi, and some other things, but… wireless, thouchpad, monitor work very good.

and the temperature is about 40°. there's not some process or module that makes it hot.

very good!

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