On September 4, 2018 10:51:09 AM GMT+02:00, Patrick Laimbock <patrick at laimbock.com> wrote: >-----Original message----- >> From:H <agents at meddatainc.com> >> Sent: Monday 3rd September 2018 14:52 >> To: Centos Mailing List <centos at centos.org> >> Subject: [CentOS] Centos on Dell XPS15 >> >> Is anyone successfully running Centos 7 on a Dell XPS15? If so, which >model? If not, what was the problem? >> >> Thank you! > >I only ran Fedora 28 Workstation Live from USB stick on the latest >XPS15 (9570) and did not try CentOS 7. Fedora 28 ran great and the 4K >screen is beautiful but the laptop had some issues so I sent it back. >Issues: > >- the CPU throttles when putting it under load. The "fix"was to >undervolt the CPU, turn off Turbo speed in the BIOS and turn off HT in >the BIOS. This issue seems similar to the thermal problem the latest >MacBook Pro had. IIRC Apple fixed it in a BIOS update. I don't know >if/when Dell will fix it (or if they even can fix it). >- fingerprint reader does not work. With the latest XPS13 (9370) >Developer Edition, Dell "fixed" it by removing the fingerprint reader. >- no separate PageUp and PageDown keys. The latest XPS13 does have them >but on the XPS15 there were 2 gaps in the keyboard where those keys >should be but aren't. >- it's not possible to open the screen 180 degrees >- the webcam at the bottom of the screen (aka NoseCam) is really >annoying > >As an alternative to the XPS15 there's the new Inspiron 15 7000 series >and the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme (though I have no idea if either of >them runs CentOS 7). > >HTH, >Patrick >_______________________________________________ >CentOS mailing list >CentOS at centos.org >https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos Very interesting, thank you! Is anyone running Centos on the Inspiron 15 7000 mentioned?