How do you rate this laptop with Linux?
Excellent
 
14% (1)
Good
 
57% (4)
Fair
0% (0)
Poor
 
14% (1)
Unusable
 
14% (1)

HP Pavilion g6-2200 series (AMD Version)

Introduction

This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the HP Pavilion g6-2200 series (AMD Version) laptop. If you have the HP Pavilion g6-2200 series (AMD Version) 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.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the HP Pavilion g6-2200 series (AMD Version). For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the HP Pavilion g6-2200 series (AMD Version) page on LapWik.

Editing This Page

If you would like to edit this page please first view our Editing Guidelines.

Specifications

For full specifications see the HP Pavilion g6-2200 series (AMD Version) specifications page.

NameHP Pavilion g6-2200 series (AMD Version)
ProcessorAMD Dual-Core A4-4300M APU with Radeon HD 7420G Discrete-Class (2.5 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache)
AMD Dual-Core A6-4400M APU with Radeon HD 7520G Discrete-Class (2.7 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache)
AMD Quad-Core A8-4500M APU with Radeon HD 7640G Discrete-Class Graphics (1.9 GHz, 4 MB L2 cache)
Screen15.6“ 1366×768 Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDUp to 1TB
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsAMD Radeon HD 7420G
Radeon HD 7520G
AMD Radeon HD 7640G
Network10/100 Ethernet
801.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks with the a6 4400m in a HP Pavilion G6-2231dx
ScreenWorks in a HP Pavilion G6-2231dx
HDDWorks in a HP Pavilion G6-2231dx
Graphics ChipWorks with the integrated AMD Radeon 7520G on the A6 4400M APU Reserves RAM from main system
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
SoundWorks in a HP Pavilion G6-2231dx
Bulti-in MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone JackNot Tested
Microphone JackNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessWorks in a HP Pavilion G6-2231dx
BluetoothNot Tested
USBWorks in a HP Pavilion G6-2231dx
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
Touch PadWorks in a HP Pavilion G6-2231dx
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested

Notes

I've installed Kubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit on an HP Pavilion G62231dx.

The major difficulties are to do with the graphics - you will be best off downloading the AMD driver from here:
http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/linux/Pages/radeon_linux.aspx

Be aware that AMD have the graphics processor integrated in the APU, which means that you are going to lose a chunk of your RAM for the graphics to use, and the amount is not configurable from anywhere in Linux that I can find. With 4Gig RAM, I am only seeing 3.2 available because the rest is reserved for the graphics processor during startup. It is not alterable through old versions of the BIOS either… and I'm not sure about newer versions.

This leads to my tale of woe, because I blew away Windoze before having updated the BIOS, so I am now unable to use the HP provided .exe. (No link; you'll have to navigate the labyrinthine HP support site to find the relevant BIOS updater for your model - make sure to leave some breadcrumbs). Even the old trick of using cabextract to pull an image from the .exe no longer works, presumably because HP are using some dark sorcery to avoid just this kind of thing.

Anyway - my advice: make sure you've got the BIOS where you want it, or have produced a bootable CD or USB that will allow you to do so, before you gleefully eliminate all M$ products from your shiny new laptop. This shouldn't be an issue if you have a dual-boot system.

Summary

Works smoothly, but best if using the AMD driver, and kiss some RAM goodbye. I'd like to know if anyone has any luck configuring the amount of RAM through the BIOS, or any other way.


Discussion

lithium battery, 2015/03/05 16:51

Thanks combination of suitable and useful information and well-written sentences that will certainly entice your sense.There are so multiple comments here that are really entertaining and conducive to me thanks for sharing a link especially for sharing this blog.<a href=“http://www.pdbattery.com”>lithium battery</a>

meme, 2015/05/12 00:31

burberry, http://www.burberry2015.net/
abercrombie kids, http://www.abercrombiee.com/
oakley outlet, http://www.cheapoakley.us.org/
cheap oakley sunglasses, http://www.oakleyoutlet.us.org/
oakley vault, http://www.oakleysunglassesoutlet.com.co/
swarovski crystals, http://www.swarovskijewelry.com.co/
replica louis vuitton, http://www.replicahandbags.com.co/
cheap shoes, http://www.cheapshoes.com.co/
cheap basketball shoes, http://www.basketballshoes.com.co/
coco chanel, http://www.coco-chanelbags.com.co/
true religion jeans outlet, http://www.truereligion-outlet.com.co/
abercrombie, http://www.abercrombieand-fitch.com.co/
hermes bags, http://www.hermesbirkin.com.co/
lululemon outlet, http://www.yogapants.com.co/
gucci shoes, http://www.guccishoes.us.org/
ray ban outlet, http://www.raybansunglassesoutlet.net.co/
rolex watches for sale, http://www.omegawatches.us.com/
cheap eyeglasses, http://www.eyeglassframes.us.com/
sunglasses for women, http://www.eyeglassesonline.us.com/
michaelkors.com, http://www.cheap-michael-kors.in.net/
ray ban sunglasses outlet, http://www.cheap-ray-ban.in.net/
ray ban sunglasses, http://www.raybans.in.net/
ray ban outlet, http://www.raybanwayfarer.in.net/
chanel handbags, http://www.chanelhandbags.net.co/
flat iron, http://www.chiflatiron.net.co/
converse, http://www.converse.net.co/
salvatore ferragamo, http://www.ferragamo.com.co/
gucci shoes, http://www.guccihandbags.com.co/
hollister clothing, http://www.hollister.us.org/
north face outlet, http://www.thenorthfacejackets.in.net/
north clearance, http://www.northclearance.com/
burberry outlet online, http://www.burberry-factory.org/
polo ralph lauren, http://www.ralph-lauren.org.uk /
ralph lauren outlet online, http://www.polo-outlets.com/
polo outlet online, http://www.ralphlaurenpolo.in.net/
insanity workout, http://www.insanityworkout.net.co/
jimmy choo, http://www.jimmychoo.net.co/
jordan retro, http://www.jordan-shoes.com.co/
juicy couture outlet, http://www.juicycouture.com.co/
juicy couture handbags, http://www.juicycoutureoutlet.net.co/
kate spade handbags, http://www.kate-spade.com.co/
kate spade, http://www.katespade-outlet.com.co/
louis vuitton outlet online, http://www.louisvuitton-outlet.com.co/
michael kors, http://www.michael--kors.us.com/
michael kors outlet online, http://www.michael-kors-handbags.us.com/
michael kors purses, http://www.michael-kors-outlet.us.org/
michael kors outlet online sale, http://www.michael-kors-outlet-online.us.org/
michael kors outlet store, http://www.michaelkorsoutletonline-sale.us.com/
north face backpacks, http://www.northface.us.org/
oakley sunglasses, http://www.oakley-sunglasses.us.org/
pandora jewelry, http://www.pandorajewelry.com.co/
prada handbags, http://www.pradahandbags.com.co/
prada outlet, http://www.pradashoes.com.co/
ray ban outlet, http://www.ray-ban-outlet.us.com/
ray-ban sunglasses, http://www.rayban-sunglasses.us.org/
rolex watches for sale, http://www.replicawatches.us.com/
swarovski crystal, http://www.swarovskicrystal.com.co/
north face outlet, http://www.thenorthface.us.org/
tiffany and co, http://www.tiffanyandco.net.co/
tiffany jewelry, http://www.tiffanyjewelry.us.org/
true religion jeans, http://www.true-religion.com.co/
true religion, http://www.truereligionjeans.net.co/
ugg, http://www.uggaustralia.net.co/
ugg australia, http://www.uggboots.net.co/
uggs, http://www.uggbootsclearance.com.co/
ugg boots clearance, http://www.uggsonsale.com.co/
uggs on sale, http://www.uggsoutlet.com.co/
oakley vault, http://www.cheap-oakleysunglasses.in.net/
oakley outlet, http://www.oakleysunglassescheap.in.net/
ralph lauren outlet, http://www.ralphlaurenoutletonline.in.net/
polo ralph lauren outlet, http://www.ralph-laurenoutlet.in.net/
burberry handbags, http://www.burberryoutlet-online.in.net/
tom's shoes, http://www.toms-shoes.com.co/
toms shoes outlet, http://www.toms-outlet.in.net/
christian louboutin, http://www.christian--louboutin.in.net/
tory burch shoes, http://www.tory-burch-outlet.in.net/
gucci shoes, http://www.gucci-outlet.in.net/
long champ, http://www.longchamp-handbagsoutlet.in.net/
abercrombie fitch, http://www.abercrombie--kids.in.net/
hollisterco, http://www.hollisterclothing-store.in.net/
hermes bags, http://www.hermesbags.in.net/
nba jerseys, http://www.cheapjerseys.in.net/
beats by dr dre, http://www.beats--bydre.in.net/
beats audio, http://www.beatsheadphones.in.net/
straighteners, http://www.ghd-hair-straightener.in.net/
ray bans, http://www.rayban-sunglasses.org.uk/
michael kors outlet, http://www.michaelkors-uk.org.uk/
michael kors bags, http://www.michaelkorshandbags.org.uk/
marc by marc jacobs, http://www.marcjacobsonsale.com/
louis vuitton uk, http://www.louis--vuitton.org.uk/
ralph lauren uk, http://www.ralphlauren-outlet.org.uk/
nike free run, http://www.nikefree-run.org.uk/
replica watches, http://www.rolex-watches.me.uk/
wedding dress, http://www.weddingdressesuk.org.uk/
pandora rings, http://www.pandora-charms.org.uk/
thomas sabo uk, http://www.thomassabo-uk.org.uk/
swarovski uk, http://www.swarovski-uk.org.uk/
louboutin, http://www.christianlouboutin.org.uk/
air huarache, http://www.air-huarache.co.uk/
nike roshe, http://www.rosherun.org.uk/
the north face, http://www.thenorth-face.org.uk/
louis vuitton, http://www.louis--vuitton.ca/
air jordan retro, http://www.airjordans.us/
air jordan retro, http://www.jordanretro.org/
air jordan, http://www.cheap-jordans.net/
nike shoes, http://www.nikefactory.org/
nike outlet, http://www.nikestore.us/
nike outlet store, http://www.cheap-nikeshoes.com/
air max 2014, http://www.nike-air-max.us/
nike air max, http://www.airmax-2015.org/
nike air max 2014, http://www.airmax-90.org/
nike running shoes, http://www.nikefree-run.net/
free running, http://www.nikefree5.net/
supra footwear, http://www.suprashoe.net/
new balance store, http://www.newbalance-outlet.org/
mont blanc pens, http://www.montblanc--pens.net/
ferragamo shoes, http://www.ferragamoshoes.net/
mcm backpack, http://www.mcm-bags.net/
bottega veneta, http://www.bottega.us/
soccer shoes, http://www.nikemercurial.net/
celine bags, http://www.celinebags.org/
nike roshe, http://www.rosheruns.us/
nike roshe run, http://www.nikerosherun.us/
vans outlet, http://www.vansshoes.us/
timberland shoes, http://www.timberland-shoes.com/
iphone 5s cases, http://www.iphone-cases.us/
baseball bats, http://www.softball-bats.us/
babyliss, http://www.babyliss-pro.net/
louis vuitton outlet stores, http://www.louisvuitton-outlets.us/
burberry, http://www.burberry-outlet.jp.net/
red bottom shoes, http://www.louboutin.jp.net/
louboutin shoes, http://www.christianlouboutinshoes.jp.net/
louis vuitton outlet online, http://www.louisvuitton.jp.net/
prada shoes, http://www.official-pradaoutlet.com/
michael kors outlet online, http://www.michaelkorsclance.com/
michael kors clearance, http://www.official-michaelkorsonline.com/
tommy hilfiger bags, http://www.tommyhilfiger.net.co/
mcm bags, http://www.mcmworldwide.ca/
moncler sale, http://www.mmoncler-outlet.com/
kate spade, http://www.kate-spades.com/
barbour outlet, http://www.barbour-factory.com/
ferragamo outlet, http://www.salvatoreferragamo.in.net/
canada goose coats, http://www.canada-gooser.com/
louis vuitton outlet stores, http://www.louisvuittonas.com/
burberry sale, http://www.burberryoutlet.org.uk/
calvin klein clothes, http://www.fashion-clothing.us.com/
north face outlet, http://www.thenorthface.so/
barbour jacket outlet, http://www.barbour-jacketsoutlet.com/
monster beats outlet, http://www.monsterbeatsbydres.net/
louis vuitton outlet, http://www.louis-vuittonblackfriday.com/
gucci shoes uk, http://www.lv-guccishoesfactory.com/
longchamp handbags, http://www.longchampsoutlet.com/
moncler coats, http://www.moncler-clearance.com/
polo ralph lauren outlet, http://www.ralphlaurentshirts.com/
gucci handbags, http://www.usahanbags.com/
beats by dre sale, http://www.beatsbydreoutlet.net/
coach outlet store online, http://www.coach-blackfriday2014.com/
coach outlet store, http://www.coachccoachoutlet.com/
coach clearance, http://www.coach-clearance.com/
michael kors handbags, http://www.michaelkorsbags.us.org/
coach factory online, http://www.coach-factories.net/
oakley, http://www.oakley.so/
hermes birkin, http://www.hermes-outletonline.com/
air jordan shoes, http://www.nike-jordanshoes.com/
woolrich jackets, http://www.woolrich-clearance.com/
coach outlet store, http://www.coachoutlet.so/
coach usa, http://www.coachoutletrusa.com/
gucci shoes, http://www.guccishoes-uk.com/
coach outlet store, http://www.uptocoachoutlet.com/
michael kors sale, http://www.michaelkors.so/
gucci outlet, http://www.guccifactorys.com/
north face jackets, http://www.the-northface.in.net/
uggs on sale, http://www.cheapuggboots.eu.com/
tory burch shoes, http://www.tory-burchoutlet.us.com/
tommy hilfiger bags, http://www.tommy-hilfigeroutlet.com/
ugg boots clearance, http://www.uggboots.so/
louis vuitton purses, http://www.louisvuitton.so/
cheap calvin kleins, http://www.calvin-kleins.com/
louboutin shoes, http://www.cheap-christianlouboutinshoes.com/
retro jordans, http://www.airjordanshoes2015.com/
baseball bats, http://www.cheapbaseballbats.net/
burberry handbags, http://burberry.outletnow.net/
louboutin shoes, http://christian.louboutin-outlet.net/
tory burch shoes, http://toryburch.salesandals.net/
indoor soccer shoes, http://www.soccer-shoes.org/
timberland outlet, http://www.timberlandboots-outlet.net/
jordan 11, http://www.retro-jordans.com/
toms shoes outlet, http://www.tomshoesoutlet.com/

holly, 2015/03/03 16:26

I’m absolutely going to look into it. in fact very useful tips are provided here. thank you so much. https://www.rebelmouse.com/WatchChappieOnline/

https://www.facebook.com/WatchUnfinishedBusinessOnlineNow

https://www.rebelmouse.com/JupiterAscendingWatchOnline/

https://www.rebelmouse.com/FiftyShadesofGreyWatchOnline/

https://www.facebook.com/WatchTheSpongeBobMovieSpongeOutofWaterOnline

https://www.facebook.com/WatchUnfinishedBusinessOnlineNow

https://www.facebook.com/WatchFiftyShadesofGreyOnline

https://www.facebook.com/WatchCinderellaOnline

https://www.facebook.com/WatchCinderellaOnline

https://www.facebook.com/WatchTheLazarusEffectOnline

https://www.facebook.com/WatchTheDuffOnline

https://www.rebelmouse.com/WatchMcFarlandUSAOnline/

https://www.facebook.com/WatchTheDuffOnlineNow

https://www.rebelmouse.com/SpongeBobMovieSpongeOutofWater/

https://www.rebelmouse.com/WatchFocusOnline/

https://www.facebook.com/WatchTheDuffOnlineNow

https://www.rebelmouse.com/WatchRunAllNightOnline/

https://www.facebook.com/WatchMcFarlandUSAOnline

https://www.rebelmouse.com/WatchUnfinishedBusinessOnline/

https://www.rebelmouse.com/FiftyShadesofGreyWatchOnline/

https://www.facebook.com/WatchMcFarlandUSAOnline

https://www.rebelmouse.com/WatchTheDuffOnline/

https://www.facebook.com/WatchHotTubTimeMachine2Online

https://www.facebook.com/WatchJupiterAscendingOnlineNow

https://www.facebook.com/WatchMcFarlandUSAOnline

https://www.facebook.com/WatchKingsmanTheSecretServiceOnline

https://www.rebelmouse.com/SeventhSonWatchOnline/

https://www.facebook.com/WatchRunAllNightOnlineNow

https://www.facebook.com/WatchChappieOnlineNow

https://www.facebook.com/WatchTheDuffOnline

ardyss body magic, 2015/02/28 03:28

I'm now not sure the place you are getting your information, but good topic. I must spend a while finding out more or understanding more. Thank you for fantastic information I used to be searching for this info for my mission.<a href=“http://www.ardyssbodymagicshop.com”>ardyss body magic</a>

OnSale, 2015/02/27 14:49

This is a wonderful article, So much info given in it, These type of articles keeps the users interest in the website, keep on sharing more… good luck.<a href=“http://www.paidshop.com/”>OnSale</a>

body armor for sale, 2015/02/20 15:25

I love the way you write and share your niche! What Is Apple Pay? Very interesting and different! Keep it coming! <a href=“http://www.infidelbodyarmor.com”>body armor for sale</a>

Pure Safari, 2015/02/19 06:50

I know your expertise on this. I must say we should have an online discussion on this. Writing only comments will close the discussion straight away! And will restrict the benefits from this information.<a href=“http://www.puresafari.com”>Pure Safari</a>

botswana safari holidays, 2015/02/18 04:01

Writing with style and getting good compliments on the article is quite hard, to be honest.But you've done it so calmly and with so cool feeling and you've nailed the job. This article is possessed with style and I am giving good compliment. <a href=“http://www.puresafari.com/destinations/africa/botswana”>botswana safari holidays</a>

Unusual silver jewellery, 2015/02/10 05:20

Fairly awesome publish. It’s really very awesome and useful publish.Thanks for discussing this with us!it’s my first check out.<a href=“http://www.stonesandsilver.co.uk”>Unusual silver jewellery</a>

rechargeable battery, 2015/02/10 03:33

You may post on the quotes for the blog. You could tell how it's brand new. Your blog thoughts will springboard your participates. <a href=“http://www.pdbattery.com”>rechargeable battery</a>

rechargeable battery, 2015/02/09 17:00

A straightforward good chance which they'll simply need this software oven for a lot of within their meal preparation. Yet just like parmesan cheesse, Vacherin goes very by way of sirloin wish pieces of most ham.<a href=“http://www.pdbattery.com”>rechargeable battery</a>

rechargeable battery, 2015/02/09 14:42

The website is looking bit flashy and it catches the visitors eyes. Design is pretty simple and a good user friendly interface.<a href=“http://www.pdbattery.com”>rechargeable battery</a>

water damage dallas, 2015/02/02 14:58

Your article gives a deep touch, thanks for sharing, you can go to our Web site to see.<a href=“http://www.floodkings.com/”>water damage dallas</a>

Compare brokers, 2015/02/01 07:19

This is one of the best blogs I’ve ever read. I m absolutely excited to get to read such a well blog. <a href=“http://www.ascendmarkets.com”>Compare brokers</a>

catba resort, 2015/01/20 06:23

This is a 2 good post. This post gives truly quality information. I’m absolutely going to look into it. in fact very useful tips are provided here. thank you so much. Keep up the good works.<a href=“http://catbasandybeachresort.com/”>catba resort</a>

30A real estate, 2014/12/26 11:44

Thanks for talking about this interesting blog site with us.My fulfillment to being here on your blog site web page..I want to come beck here for new post from your web page.

Enter your comment. Wiki syntax is allowed:
If you can't read the letters on the image, download this .wav file to get them read to you.
 
hp_pavilion_g6-2200_series_-_amd_version.txt · Last modified: 2013/08/03 17:00 by 124.176.156.91
Contact Us Sister Sites Privacy Policy Terms of Use
Copyright © 2006-2013 Linlap.com and other authors