Hardware compatibility

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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AcnapyxoB
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Hardware compatibility

Post#1 by AcnapyxoB » 14 Nov 2022, 17:58

I did not see elsewhere in the forum a topic about hardware compatibility.
And decided to start with my list.

I have tested:

With Porteus v5.0 32bit:
Toshiba Satellite L200
HP Mini 210 (Porteus v5.0rc3 32bit with b43-firmware wi-fi)

With Porteus v5.0 x86_64:
HP Elitebook 8530W
Lenovo T61, T400, T440, T510, T540p
Lenovo L410 (with intel_wifi_6300)
DELL Latitude 5500 (bluetooth not working)

We can list the devices and then make a more complete list!
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KingJames
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Hardware compatibility

Post#2 by KingJames » 26 Nov 2022, 17:35

I have used Porteus v5.0 x86_64 on an Acer Aspire 5 (N20C6) (wifi/bluetooth/sound card not working)

Update:
I was able to copy a driver from another linux distro (MX Linux) (thanks Ed_p) to get the WIFI working, but was unable to get sound or bluetooth working.
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Hardware compatibility

Post#3 by Ed_P » 27 Nov 2022, 15:25

I use Porteus v5.0 x86_64 on a Dell Inspiron 14. Wifi needs a iwlwifi-QuZ driver module.
Ed

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