List of laptops

Here you can post about your various experiences with PC hardware. You can also post about hardware that is not compatible with the linux kernel or not recommended for use with Porteus.
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Re: List of laptops

Post#16 by ncmprhnsbl » 18 Apr 2016, 04:53

Laptop Model Name:Asus N61J ... core i7 4gb ram
ISO version:1.x through 3.x
Comment:ATI Radeon Mobility 5730 graphics works with propriety driver up to porteus 2.1
after that(3.x ) open source x11 Radeon driver is needed.
to get better temperature performance i put:

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echo battery > /sys/class/drm/card0/device/power_dpm_state
in /etc/rc.d/rc.local
EDIT BIOS entry = F2
Boot menu = ESC
is UEFI(first gen) capable but i've never used it
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Re: List of laptops

Post#17 by fullmoonremix » 18 Apr 2016, 14:01

Salutations... :good:

Acer Aspire V5 the same AMD APU processor/graphics that Playstation4 uses.
64bit quad core @ 1ghz (max memory 6gb). It's a slim... light... fast... sharp... netbook.

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Re: List of laptops

Post#18 by tobben » 18 Apr 2016, 15:03

Thanks guys! Which buttons do you press to enter BIOS/UEFI configuration, and what changes do you do there?

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Re: List of laptops

Post#19 by ncmprhnsbl » 18 Apr 2016, 20:51

oops sorry
updated above post

this is not porteus specific but heres another laptop database which may useful: http://www.linlap.com/
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Re: List of laptops

Post#20 by Jack » 18 Apr 2016, 21:16

ncmprhnsbl wrote:oops sorry
updated above post

this is not porteus specific but heres another laptop database which may useful: http://www.linlap.com/
Thanks I'm going to buy Laptop soon and now I have a place to look.
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Re: List of laptops

Post#21 by tobben » 19 Apr 2016, 06:06

Updated list. Wow, linlap has covered many laptop models. Useful =D

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Re: List of laptops

Post#22 by KnallKopf » 14 May 2016, 22:56

I can confirm the full Hardware support for:
Lenovo Thinkpad T-61
and
Lenovo Thinkpad T-520

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Re: List of laptops

Post#23 by tobben » 15 May 2016, 08:42

Great! What BIOS/UEFI settings did you change, and how? A per-button and per-menu description is very interesting to me! :)

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Re: List of laptops

Post#24 by KnallKopf » 16 May 2016, 01:56

The Thinkpad T-520 (it is from year 2012) is not my own, for this reason i can not detailed answer in this case but i have
disable UEFI and i was used the Legacy mode.

On T-61 (it is from year 2008 with BIOS) i do not have make any special changes.
But attention it exist a Anti-theft entry if it is enabled then you can not disable (Anti-theft of course)
In combination with Windows Lenovo install a dll which makes a remote access to your Laptop.
At me it was complett removed from BIOS. These final adjustment is possible in Anti-theft entry.

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Re: List of laptops

Post#25 by tobben » 16 May 2016, 06:11

Thanks! :)

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Re: List of laptops

Post#26 by tome » 25 May 2016, 21:51

Fujitsu P702, Fujitsu ScrollWheel and additional keys next to power button don't work, after resuming from suspend system may crash, the rest works good. Bios keys: F2, F12.

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Re: List of laptops

Post#27 by tobben » 26 May 2016, 09:12

Saved!

Have found that problems with booting on older Macbook Pro laptops hinders us from taking Porteus into wide usage. I've thought about including rEFInd and its setup scripts on the live image. Would this be a good idea? Have someone here done it before?

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Re: List of laptops

Post#28 by Jack » 01 Jun 2016, 16:57

Dell Inspiron 1525 works. It also works with x86_64 Mate that's how I check it.

F2 = Bios Setting
F12 = Boot Menu
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Re: List of laptops

Post#29 by fullmoonremix » 08 Jun 2016, 03:32

Salutations... :)
HP Chromebook 14 ("Coreboot" secure boot w/ SeaBios payload) runs Porteus. :good:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/HP-Chromebook-1 ... 1879879581

To enable a USB boot first follow the procedure to setup Chromebook developer mode...
@ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWXO61_v_xo

then ... when logged into Chromebook... Ctrl+Alt+right arrow ("F2")
then... type "root" and press enter
then... type enable_dev_usb_boot and press enter
then... Ctrl_Alt+left arrow ("F1")
then... open Chrome browser (while online) type "crosh" in the url and press enter
then... type "shell" and press enter
then... type cd; rm -f flash_chromebook_rom.sh; curl -O https://johnlewis.ie/flash_chromebook_rom.sh; sudo -E bash flash_chromebook_rom.sh
then... press enter and follow the instructions... WARNING: select only "RW_LEGACY" or you risk bricking the device
then... reboot
then... @ the developer boot screen... Ctrl+L
then... press (@ the prompt) Esc
then... select your device

"Best Regards"... :beer:
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Re: List of laptops

Post#30 by tobben » 08 Jun 2016, 11:38

_Really_ nice! This is the most challenging device and detailed procedure thus far =) Added to the list!

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