[CentOS] HP laptops with CentOS 7?

Thu Nov 2 13:54:41 UTC 2017
Sorin Srbu <Sorin.Srbu at orgfarm.uu.se>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: CentOS [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Gary
> Stainburn
> Sent: den 2 november 2017 14:48
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] HP laptops with CentOS 7?
> I've got a HP Envy laptop and I'm fairly happy with it. The internal WiFi
> doesn't work with Centos but a £5 WiFi dongle sorted that. Oddly, it still
> stops working once the battery drops below 50% ish.
> Mine is dual boot with Win8 which is pants. The biggest problem is that
> whenever I do much with the config, e.g. when I re-installed centos, the
> boot
> loader doesn't sort properly and I have to fiddle with it.
> That's the reason I've not upgraded to Win10.
> Video, sound, LAN, etc all work fine straight out of the box.

Would you know what chipset that particular wifi-dongle is running?

A wifi-dongle may work, but I'm thinking it's not really desirable to go
that way.
I'm figuring the users will loose that dongle sooner than later! :-)