[CentOS] HP laptops with CentOS 7?

Mon Nov 6 12:30:18 UTC 2017
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 11/03/2017 08:51 AM, hw wrote:
> 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.

kernel-ml is an elrepo thing .. they do have kernel-headers and
kernel-devel packages.  My experimental kernel also has kernel-headers
and kernel-devel.

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