On November 23, 2016 5:14:37 PM EST, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote: >On 11/23/2016 2:02 PM, Tony Molloy wrote: >> precision 15 7510 >> >> Intel® Core i5-6300HQ Processor (Quad Core 2.30G > >that too is a "skylake", latest gen intel CPU, you might have some >issues with CentOS and the USB C/Thunderport, and/or USB 3 on those. > >If it works on Ubuntu, you likely can get it working with C7 albeit >maybe using a newer kernel. > >unless you're going to game or run advanced CAD software, I'd try and >find one that uses Intel's onboard graphics, just to keep things >simpler, and save on battery life. > >IF that M.2 PCIe SSD is a NVMe drive, you might need to muck about with > >drivers or newer kernels to get it working, but it may well work in >SATA >mode 'out of box'. > >For sure, you'll have more luck with CentOS 7.x rather than 6.x > > > >-- >john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz > >_______________________________________________ >CentOS mailing list >CentOS at centos.org >https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos I am looking with interest at Dell XPS 15 but have not yet begun investigating if CentOS 7 would run on it.