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This is a guide to running Linux with the Hewlett-Packard Pavilion dv6100t series (dv6108nr) laptop. Linux support of the dv6100t is pretty good with only some minor configuration work needed.
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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|Name||HP Pavilion dv6100t-dv6108nr|
|Processor||Intel Core Solo T1350 1.86GHz|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950|
|Network||10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||3 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-hda-intel module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use ipw3945 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
As default the native resolution of the dv6100t laptop is 1280×800, however due to the way the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 functions this resolution would not be usable straight away. You can view the Configuring the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 & 950 guide for more information.
Linux worked well on the HP Pavilion dv6100t after just some minor configuration work.