User:Maffblaster/Drafts/HP Pavilion dv5t-1000

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The HP Pavilion dv5t-1000 was a top-of-the-line media PC popular in 2010.



Device Make/model Status Bus ID Kernel driver(s) Kernel version Notes
CPU Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 Works N/A N/A 3.18.9 This CPU rocks!
Front side bus RD790 Host Bridge Not tested 1002:5956 pcieport 3.18.9 Note example.
Video card Nvidia GeForce 9600M-GT Works 10de:0185 nouveau 3.18.9 Note example.


(Optional section. Describe any accessories that may be possible in this section. Anything from external plug-and-play LCD screens to computer docks.)

Device Make/model Status Bus ID Kernel driver(s) Kernel version Notes
Remote control Unknown Not tested N/A N/A 3.18.9 HP included a media remote with this laptot.[1] It remains untested.


(Write the necessary steps to get Gentoo onto this system. Try to document any special step that each user will need to reproduce on their system. Includes getting special drivers or firmware from a manufacturer website, etc.)


As noted in the table above, the only part of this system that requires special firmware is the wireless network card. As with most all firmware, this can be obtained by getting the defacto Linux firmware package:

root #emerge --ask category/package


(Show what options are necessary in the kernel in order to get all device components functional for this hardware platform.)

KERNEL Enable support for these hardware drivers


(Optional section. If the platform requires any user space packages or kernel patches, mention them here).

root #emerge --ask category/package


This notebook is too old to be EFI (UEFI) capable, so be sure to use an MBR partition scheme.

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