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This is a guide to running Linux with the HP EliteBook 6930P 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.
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For full specifications see the HP EliteBook 6930P specifications page.
|Name||HP EliteBook 6930P FW125p|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo P9400 (2.53GHz)|
|Screen||14.1” WXGA+ Widescreen|
|HDD||250GB (5400 rpm)|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450|
|Network||82567LM Gigabit Network,WiFi Link 5100AGN , Bluetooth|
|Bluetooth||Not fully Tested||obex transfer file works on my Nokia|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|SD/MMC Card Reader||Works||See below|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|FingerScan||Not Tested||has anyone tried https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ThinkFinger ?|
sudo echo "options snd-hda-intel model=laptop" >> /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf
sudo echo "options snd-hda-intel model=laptop" >> /etc/modprobe.d/alsa.conf
This will give sound on the speakers after a reboot.
The on-board hardware volume controls work after installing “keytouch” (http://keytouch.sourceforge.net/) and selecting the HP nc6320 keyboard.
Works with kernel 126.96.36.199 (and possibly slightly older versions) with the following modules enabled:
When a card is inserted, it will show up as ”/dev/mmcblk0p1”.
Note: As of 188.8.131.52, the “ricoh_mmc” module may interfere with resuming from suspend. You will need to remove this module before suspending and resuming will work properly.
I run the latest ubuntu-8.10-beta-desktop-amd64 on it. Downloaded on 23.10.08. i am not quite sure why the loudspeakers dont work.
For a new architecture, this install went very smooth… no need to hunt down modules and fiddle with the kernel.