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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Sony VAIO SR 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 Sony Vaio SR. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Sony Vaio SR page on LapWik.
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For full specifications see the Sony Vaio SR specifications page.
|Name||Sony VAIO SR|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Screen||13.3“ WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 5100AGN 802.11abgn, Bluetooth|
|Processor||Tested||Works well, with dynamic frequency management|
|HDD||Tested||SR19VN use a 200Go@7200 hard drive. Use smartmontools if you want to manage hdd power management|
|Optical Drive||Tested||Read, write on DVD, CD|
|Graphics||Not Tested||SR19VN run a Mobility radeonHD 3470, works just well regarding to fglrx and compiz problems|
|Sound||Tested||Works with alsa and oss. Not tested under pulseaudio|
|Ethernet||Tested||Works without any problem|
|Wireless||Tested||Works on linux 2.6.27 and above|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Tested||SD card reader works, but MMS doesn't|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Camera||Tested||Works well, it's an UVC|
Vaio VGN-SR19VN has a different graphic card, a Mobility radeonHD 3470.
Fingerprint reader (147E:1000) isn't recognized by the kernel yet.
Only Volume control hotkeys are recognized.
It's a very good loptop, keyboard is sweet. Powerful and small laptop.