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HP EliteBook 8470w

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the HP EliteBook 8470w laptop. If you have the HP EliteBook 8470w 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 EliteBook 8470w specifications page.

NameHP EliteBook 8470w
ProcessorIntel Core i7-3820QM (3.7/2.7 GHz, 8 MB L3 cache, 4 cores)
Intel Core i7-3720QM (2.60 GHz, 6 MB L3 cache, 4 cores)
Intel Core i7-3610QM (2.30 GHz, 6 MB L3 cache, 4 cores)
Screen14“ 1366×768 Widescreen
14” 1600×900 Widescreen
RAMUp to 16GB
HDDUp to 750GB, optional additional m-SATA 20GB SSD
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
Blu-ray
Blu-ray-RW
GraphicsAMD FirePro M2000
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel Centrino 802.11a/b/g/n
Broadcom 802.11a/b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes Changing brightness works OK with fglrx driver
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
Graphics ChipYesVGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Thames [Radeon 7500M/7600M Series]
VGA OutYes
DisplayPortYes
SoundYes
Bulti-in MicrophoneYes
Headphone JackYes
Microphone JackYes
EthernetYes
WirelessYes
BluetoothNot Tested
WWANYes
ModemNot Tested
USBYes
ESATAYes
FirewireYes
Card ReaderYes
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNo
WebcamYes
Docking StationYes
Touch PadYes
Track PointYes
Suspend/ResumeYes

Notes

Summary

Works OK under Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS and 12.10.


Discussion

Petr Chocholous, 2012/10/08 08:56

lsusb
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0424:2514 Standard Microsystems Corp. USB 2.0 Hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 138a:003d Validity Sensors, Inc.
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1bcf:2888 Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc.
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 03f0:3d1d Hewlett-Packard
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0424:2514 Standard Microsystems Corp. USB 2.0 Hub

Petr Chocholous, 2012/10/08 08:55

lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Ivy Bridge DRAM Controller (rev 09)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Ivy Bridge PCI Express Root Port (rev 09)
00:14.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point USB xHCI Host Controller (rev 04)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point MEI Controller #1 (rev 04)
00:16.3 Serial controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point KT Controller (rev 04)
00:19.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection (rev 04)
00:1a.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 (rev 04)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller (rev 04)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Panther Point PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev c4)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Panther Point PCI Express Root Port 2 (rev c4)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Panther Point PCI Express Root Port 3 (rev c4)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Panther Point PCI Express Root Port 4 (rev c4)
00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point USB Enhanced Host Controller #1 (rev 04)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Panther Point LPC Controller (rev 04)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation Panther Point 6 port SATA Controller [AHCI mode] (rev 04)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Thames [Radeon 7500M/7600M Series]
01:00.1 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Turks HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 6000 Series]
24:00.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): JMicron Technology Corp. IEEE 1394 Host Controller (rev 30)
24:00.1 System peripheral: JMicron Technology Corp. SD/MMC Host Controller (rev 30)
24:00.2 SD Host controller: JMicron Technology Corp. Standard SD Host Controller (rev 30)
25:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205 (rev 34)

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