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re:Re: [opensuse] HP pavilion dv6111 wireless wooes
  • From: Niels Øtergaard Kjær <linux@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 15:47:40 +0100
  • Message-id: <45A8F10C.2000606@xxxxxxxxxx>
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Reinhard Gimbel wrote:
> Hello Verner, hello community !
>
> Verner Kjærsgaard wrote / schrieb:
>
>> - perhaps slightly OT...
>>
>> - I just fired up a new HP Pavilion dv6111 with an AMD mobile Sempron CPU.
>> - resized the XP partition and installed OpenSuSE10.2, no sweat. Display is
>> fine (nVidia), fonts are ok.
>
> In the very beginning we had SuSE, since Novell is aboard it is called
> SUSE and nowadays the guys would like to see openSUSE.
>
> SCNR
>
> The standard -- open source -- driver for nvidia graphics chips "nv"
> does not support 3D graphics by default. If you prefer 3D graphics --
> not a must -- you might need to install the closed source driver "nvidia".
>
> More details can be found here:
>
> <http://en.opensuse.org/NVIDIA>
>
>> - wireless, sigh.
>>
>> - does anyone know what wifi-hardware is inside the box?
>> - drivers?
>> - links?
>
> The simple command "hwinfo --wlan" should give you (and us) some useful
> information.
>
> The lines containing "vendor:", "device:" and "driver:" are most useful.
>
> Another command to call could be "lspci -nn".

Hi Reinhard , I think you cut my lines off :
Hi Verner what do you mean by hardware inside the box ? in the
Pavillion ?

looks as if Verner wants information on the wifi part ? or maybe I'm
wrong
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