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This is a guide to running Linux with the HP EliteBook 2530P laptop.
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.
This page is just for discussing using Linux on the HP EliteBook 2530p. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the HP EliteBook 2530p page on LapWik.
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For full specifications see the HP EliteBook 2530P specifications page.
|Name||HP EliteBook 2530P|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo LV|
|Screen||12.1“ WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||1GB to 8GB|
|HDD||80GB to 160GB HDD|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 802.11abgn or Broadcom 802.11abgn or Broadcom 802.11bg, Bluetooth|
|Graphics 3D||Not Tested|
|Sound||Partial||See notes below|
|Wireless||Working||Needs iwl5000-firmware with 2.6.30 and older|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
|3D driveguard sensor||Working||No application|
|Suspend to ram||Not Tested|
|Suspend to disk||Not Tested|
This Laptop is very similar to HP EliteBook 2730p. Information may apply to both.
Some useful informations can be found on http://linux.web.cern.ch/linux/scientific5/hardware/laptops.shtml
For sound to work you need to add the following line to your /etc/modprobe.conf (or your distributions equivalent) file:
options snd-hda-intel enable_msi=1 single_cmd=1 model=laptop
You can enter a summary of how well the HP EliteBook 2530P works with Linux here.