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HP ProBook 6560b


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NameHP ProBook 6560b
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i7-2640M (2.80 GHz, 4 MB L3 cache)
Intel® Core™ i7-2620M (2.70 GHz, 4 MB L3 cache)
Intel® Core™ i5-2540M (2.60 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel® Core™ i5-2520M (2.50 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel® Core™ i5-2450M (2.50 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel® Core™ i5-2430M (2.40 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel® Core™ i5-2410M (2.30 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel® Core™ i3-2370M (2.40 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel® Core™ i3-2350M (2.30 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel® Core™ i3-2330M (2.20 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel® Core™ i3-2310M (2.10 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Intel® Celeron® B840 (1.90 GHz, 2 MB L3 cache)
Intel® Celeron® B810 (1.60 GHz, 2 MB L3 cache)
Screen15.6“ LED-backlit HD (+ WVA) anti-glare
RAMUp to 16 GiB 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
HDDSATA II (7200 rpm)
From: 250 GiB
Up to: 750 GiB
SED SATA II (7200 rpm)
Up to: 320 GiB
Solid State Drive
From: 128 GiB
Up to: 160 GiB
Optical DriveBlu-ray ROM DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL
DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL
GraphicsIntegrated: Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Discrete: AMD Radeon HD 6470M with 512 MiB dedicated DDR3 video memory
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel Centrino 802.11a/b/g/n
Intel Centrino 802.11b/g/n
Broadcom 802.11a/b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYesAMD Radeon HD 6470M works with open source driver radeon (see notes on HP EliteBook 8460p)
ModemNot Tested
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested


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peroksid, 2013/05/21 05:56

Has someone managed to control the fans? They work at high speed all the time.
lm_controls installed, pwmconfig gives usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

Does someone know what drivers has to be turned on?

Joaquín, 2013/04/21 20:42

Debian Wheezy ok, card reader works (I only tested with SD Cards).

Have a nice Day

larry, 2013/01/20 13:17

Debian Wheezy OK,

LinuxHelper, 2012/12/13 14:20

To remove the annoying beep:
modprobe -r pcspkr
Good Day!

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