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MSI PR601

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the MSI PR601 laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the MSI PR601. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the MSI PR601 page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the MSI PR601 specifications page.

NameMSI PR601
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo Processor
Screen15.4 WGXA (1280×800)
GraphicsIntel UMA
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD160GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD Super Multi
Network10/100/1000
Built-in 802.11b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorks
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamWorks

Notes

The MSI PR601 was tested with Ubuntu 10.10.

Summary

The MSI PR601 works well with Linux.


Discussion

Me, 2011/01/29 21:13

I run OpenSuse 11.3 absolutely smoothly. Network and audio were perfectly found and caused no problems.

Just consider to expand memory to 4Gb otherwise you'll find yourself waiting for swap all the time.

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msi_pr601.txt · Last modified: 2011/03/10 01:41 by billg
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