[CentOS] HP laptops with CentOS 7?

Fri Nov 3 13:51:39 UTC 2017
hw <hw at gc-24.de>

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 11/03/2017 03:53 AM, Sorin Srbu wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: CentOS [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Gary
>>> Stainburn
>>> Sent: den 3 november 2017 11:43
>>> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
>>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] HP laptops with CentOS 7?
>>> yeah, it's just a normal USB dongle, and it's supported by the Linux
>> Kernel,
>>> that's why I tried it. I have tried other USB dongles with Linux before
>> and
>>> failed.
>> Cool, thanks!
> For the vast majority of laptops that are not based on the absolute
> latest chipsets, CentOS Linux 7 just works.  There are sometimes issues
> with the latest Intel Graphics or the latest Intel CPU chipset.  The
> latest kernel did get newer hardware drivers.
> We also have an experimental kernel here that can be tried if you have a
> specific issue as well:
> https://wiki.centos.org/SpecialInterestGroup/AltArch/i386
> (look at the .repo file for experimental kernel at the bottom of the
> page .. it works for i386 and x86_64 CentOS Linux 7 arches)

BTW, where are the kernel-headers for kernel-ml kernels which would be
needed to install NVIDIA drivers from their web site?

Since the problem with the missing fence.h apparently has been fixed, we
should be able to take advantage of the enhancements that this change
(hopefully) has brought about.