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|Model|| SUSE Linux
|9.3||with ndiswrapper 1.7 and broadcom driver||Touchpad work both vertical and horizontal scroll||1024x768 24 bit 3D, almost flawless install touchpady a little to touchy though|
|9.3||works with IBM Touchpad support (scrolling)|| Supports 1440x1050 screen resolution.|
Does not support notebook capability of second monitor (as far as I know).
|9.3||Suspend and hibernate not working, black screen...||touchpad works|| Supports 1240x800 screen resolution;
hotkeys: sound and www buttons work with existing pavilion keyboard layout; modem seen but not working (google -zv5120us linux- for some help).
|9.2||with 3D||Needs updated firmware||touchpad works|| Supports 1920x1200 screen resolution (wide screen display only 1024x768 24 bit 3D);
hotkeys: sound buttons work; modem works; usb works; Digital Media (card reader): SD.MS/Pro.MMC.SM.XD not work; DVD/RW works.
|9.3 64bits, 10.0 64bits||w/SUSE ndiswrapper and Broadcom 64bit driver(they should work for all recent HP Pavillion)||touch pad works||There is a clock problem from the motherboard, there are ways around fixing this and there is extensive documentation on forums around.(9.3)- Clock problem solved with 10.0
The ATI 64bit drivers for the 200M cards seem to not work so far for 3d (9.3 or 10.0)
|Pavilion zv6270us||10.0 64bit Retail||Touch Pad ,
Card Reader .
|No 3D (2006-01-25)|
|nx5000||10.0RC1||After firmware install||Suspend to Disk ok, Suspend to RAM not reliable.||touch pad ok, infrared ?,SD no, Modem ?||.|
|nx9030||10.0, 10.1||Suspend to Disk ok||touch pad ok, infrared working||Modem working with HSF modem driver, however modem not working with common driver. Wireless working well. Acrox 8d mouse is not working well with full functions fwd-back buttons, 3d ball not working.|
|nx7010||10.1||After firmware install||Suspend to Disk ok, Suspend to RAM needs boot parameter "acpi_sleep=s3_bios".||touch pad ok, infrared ?,SD ?, Firewire ?, Modem ?||Radeon Mobility 9200 Card now recognized automatically. Dualhead works out-of-the-box.|
|Pavilion zd8000||10.0 Retail||
|Touchpad works as well as modem||Radeon Mobility X600 works beautifully (Dualhead as well). |
External pcmcia wireless card, Linksys WPC55AG works flawlessly
|tc4200||10.0 Retail||After firmware install||Suspend to Disk fails, Suspend to RAM fails, more info||Touchpad ok, Bluetooth ok, modem?, irda?, SD?||SuSE 10.0 is not working out of the box, more info.|
|nx8220, PY515EA||10.0 Retail||After instaling kernel, and setting "reboot=bios" in GRUB.||Touchpad ok, Bluetooth?, modem?, irda?, SD?||Flawless install, if not considerig problems with original kernel.|
|nc8230, PV406||9.3 Retail||(with ATI Binary Driver)||(see notes; suspend to ram fails)||Touchpad & Trackpoint ok, modem?, irda?, SD?||ATI Binary Driver (> 25.18) is required for OpenGL hardware acceleration, Suspend to Disk, DualHead or Xinerama. An annoying high-pitched noise produced by faulty electronics can be eliminated by adding "options processor max_cstate=2" to /etc/modprobe.conf (affects a whole series of intel chipsets with integrated bluetooth). Touchpad (including horizontal scrolling), Bluetooth and Wireless worked out of the box (maybe after Yast-Update). Installing 10.0 failed due to common ACPI problems (known and fixed in 10.1 AFAIK).|
|nc6000||10.0,10.1||Suspend to disk works, suspend to RAM works on 10.1||Touchpad ok, modem?, irda?, Sound ok, wifi ok (more info)||suspend to ram works in 10.1 but not in 10.0.|
|nx6110||10.0RC1||Suspend to disk works, as does suspend to RAM||Touchpad ok, modem?, irda?, Sound ok||Flawless install.Laptop halts instead of shutdown or reboot after Linux has shutdown. Probable solution, install kernel. It should be fixed any way in next kernel update.|
|nx6125||10.0, 10.1||finger print reader won't work||No real problems except the usual ATi related issues.|
|nx9000||10.0||Suspend to disk works, suspend to RAM not||Touchpad ok, modem ok, irda ok, Sound ok||Flawless install. Broadcom Wireless mini-PCI only works with ndiswrapper 1.7 and broadcom driver|
|Pavilion dv8025EA||10.0 DVD Retail - 32 Bit||working, with ATI drivers*||**||haven't tested||
|Pavilion zt3000||9.2, 9.3, 10.0, 10.1beta2||update 18 JUNE 2006 - Suspend to disk and RAM works- add parameter: acpi_sleep=s3_bios to kernel boot line- vesafb and vga16 should both work fine - important to disable radeonfb||Touchpad ok, modem ok, irda, Sound ok. Winbond W83L518D SD/MMC card reader works with wbsd and mmc_block kernel modules loaded. ATI Radeon 9200 3D works with fglrx.||No problems with install. Can't successfully drive a projector/beamer.|
|Pavilion DV8040US||10.0 Retail DVD||Working, with ATI drivers||Ndiswrapper .tar "stable" w/ Windows 64bit driver||Working - sus to disk & RAM not tested||Touchpad-tapping & scrolling works, modem not tested, , Sound ok.||No problems with install. Must use boot options - "acpi=force noapic noirq" at boot prompt during install "F3". Also add to Grub using Yast.|
|Pavilion dv8000z||10.0 Retail DVD, 64-bit||Built-in Broadcom card not detected, but
Linksys WPC55AG cardbus worked out of the box.
|The Broadcom card wasn't detected for wireless, so I assume that its Bluetooth functions don't work either, but I haven't tried.||suspend to disk
suspend to RAM not tested
|Touchpad works, but for some reason neither YAST nor KDE is able to disable it even when you tell them to (I hate touchpads). Fortunately I was able to tape some cardboard over it to effectively disable it. Of course, if you like touchpads, then there's no problem.||Important: If you're doing the 64-bit installtion you must add the boot option "noapic" or the video won't work (use F3 at the install prompt). 32-bit doesn't seem to need the extra boot option. Other than that, the install went perfectly.|
If you want the wireless to work, I'd recommend the Linksys WPC55AG wireless card since that worked for me, but if want a different card, make sure that you check compatability before you buy one (http://linux-wless.passys.nl/ is a good site), particularly if you're running in 64-bit mode. You're pretty much going to want a card that works with the kernel since it's difficult to get 64-bit Windows drivers for ndiswrapper to use.
|HP Pavilion dv1000||10.1 Open SUSE, 32-bit||haven't had a chance to fully test; powerbutton worked to shutown machine||Easy install with no problems||14.1 inch LCD auto detected nicely|
|HP Pavilion zd7010ea||Suse 9.3||3D is working with new nvidia driver||Keyboard (ms natural pro)
|More or less standard install, only some small adjustments are necessary (NVIDIA). Graphics resolution 1440x900 on flat panel , analog monitor . Suspend to disk . Detection of closing the notebook . Keyboard volume control|
|HP Pavilion ze4925ea||9.3, 10.0||PCMCIA card works with ndiswrapper and Broadcom drivers.||Touchpad works||Some multimedia/special keys do not work.|
|HP Pavilion dv5280ea||10.1||But not with KWifi Mananger, i got succeed with Wlassistant[] .||Touchpad works, IR did not tried, SD Card reader could not detected, microphone doesn't work||Don't forget to install kernel-source and then ALSA driver, lib, util for sound problems.|