Which (modern) laptops work OK with Sabayon?

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Which brands of laptop work OK with Sabayon

Poll ended at Wed Dec 06, 2006 15:41

Acer
2
22%
Asus
1
11%
Dell
2
22%
Fujitsu Siemens
0
No votes
HP
2
22%
IBM
0
No votes
Lenovo
0
No votes
LG
1
11%
Sony
0
No votes
Toshiba
1
11%
 
Total votes: 9

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Post by cpostier » Thu Dec 07, 2006 20:17

my macbook feels like it was made for this OS

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Post by termleech » Fri Dec 08, 2006 15:17

As much as I hate them, I've got this working great on a Dell Inspiron 6400. I'm getting ready to try it on my Macbook Pro as I've seen some good results from people here.

*shudders to think he suggested dell*

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ouch

Post by offensive_jerk » Fri Dec 08, 2006 19:34

Ill tell you what it doesnt run well on, my 300mhz IBM 390e. Fluxbox is even lagged. I used to have Gentoo on here, but the compiling times were unbearable. But it did run well, becuase I had no system bloat.

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Dell XPS M1710

Post by thespongeoflove » Fri Dec 08, 2006 21:18

Hello. I have a Dell XPS M1710 and almost all features work on the laptop out of the box. I have yet to come across any large problems that are unique to my system.

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Pavilion dv 6000

Post by donpicoro » Sat Dec 09, 2006 18:25

works fine in my pavilion dv6000:

turion x2
2GB RAM
120 GB HDD
DVD-RW DL
Nvidia GeForce 7200
Wireless Broadcom
etc...

It's not absolutely "out-of-the-box" cuz you have to fight with some features like wireless, the built-in webcam and microphones and stuff like that. So except for the "tuning" part works really good

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Post by janstedehouder » Sat Dec 09, 2006 21:23

It works almost flawlessly with my Acer Aspire 3681 WXMi. There is only an issue with the keyboard under Gnome. I still have to gather the information for a bug report. And I needed 915 resolution and some manual tweaking of xorg.conf to get higher resolutions for the screen.

Other than that: tops

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Post by cvill64 » Sun Dec 10, 2006 0:10

works great on my acer c300 tablet pc, just the stupid bios pushes too much power to the proc so even with acpid working power sucks, literally :P

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Post by KiltLad » Mon Dec 11, 2006 4:42

the hp dv9000 isnt too bad, amd 64x2 turion 1gb ram nvidia graphics......but the broadcom wireless is a bit of a problem, i ended up just buying a new wireless card to put in it and i still havent gotten the built in webcam workin. i do have some problems with kde and beryl but i think those are just problems with the apps themselves. i have a great deal of trouble getting a few of the linux distros to install and run on this pc but sabayon has been the best so far for sure.

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Post by chrisn » Mon Dec 11, 2006 4:51

Works fine with Clevo M54J:
Turion M
nforce 410/430
nvidia go 6200

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Post by elpengueno » Mon Dec 25, 2006 1:45

I've got a Dell Inspiron 6000, running 1.5 G/Hz, 1024 MB RAM, 1 MB cache, 100GB HDD, and crappy 256 MB intel 915GM graphics (blew all my money on everything else). Sabayon works almost perfectly out of the box. I have a bit of trouble with NetworkManager not picking up on the wireless (easily fixed in 5 min), and I have to tweak the xorg.conf to get my touchpad working correctly. But, other than those minor things it works great. I've been using Gentoo for a couple years, and I just recently came across Sabayon. It really makes it much less of a pain to install than my normal 3 day delve into installing Gentoo. It would be nice, however, if during the install there was an option for package selection. Personally, I'm a GNOME fan, and cannot stand the K-Desktop Environment. So, after the painless install I spend an hour or two, unmerging package after package. But, I can't complain too much, it gives me a fully functional Gentoo system in about an hour.

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