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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the HP Pavilion dv4t 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 Pavilion dv4t. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the HP Pavilion dv4t page on LapWik.
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For full specifications see the HP-Compaq Presario CQ60 specifications page.
|Name||HP Pavilion dv4t|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Screen||14.1” WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||1GB to 4GB|
|HDD||120GB to 320GB HDD|
|Optical Drive||DVD+-RW or Blu-ray|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500 or NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 802.11abgn or Broadcom 802.11bg, Bluetooth|
|Graphics||Works||Requires a recent Linux distribution, such as Fedora 10 or Ubuntu 8.10|
|Sound||Works||See notes below|
|Wireless||Works||Only the Intel controller was tested, not the Broadcom one|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
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
You can enter a summary of how well the HP Pavilion dv4t works with Linux here.