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karmic_on_hp_pavilion_tx2500 [2011/10/31 17:32] (versione attuale)
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 **My experience with an HP Pavilion tx2500 and karmic.** **My experience with an HP Pavilion tx2500 and karmic.**
 +**Warning: I no more own this computer, so information won't be updated.**
  
-Please tell me if you find errors, missing information or a "more institutional" wiki to host this page: toobaz [at] email [dot] it.+ 
 +Please tell me if you find errors, missing information or a "more institutional" wiki to host this page: me [at] pietrobattiston [dot] it.
  
 ====== General info ====== ====== General info ======
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   * download the driver from HP website (I took it from [[http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=ob-76368-1&lc=en&dlc=it&cc=it&lang=it&os=228&product=3747931|here]]), it's called "sp36684.exe"   * download the driver from HP website (I took it from [[http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=ob-76368-1&lc=en&dlc=it&cc=it&lang=it&os=228&product=3747931|here]]), it's called "sp36684.exe"
   * run it with wine : "wine sp36684.exe"   * run it with wine : "wine sp36684.exe"
-  * always click "next", until the program crashes+  * always click "next", until the installer crashes
   * install ndisgtk, run it: "sudo ndisgtk"   * install ndisgtk, run it: "sudo ndisgtk"
   * click "install new driver"   * click "install new driver"
   * browse to /home/yourusername/.wine/drive_c/SWSetup/SP36684A and select "bcmwl5.inf"   * browse to /home/yourusername/.wine/drive_c/SWSetup/SP36684A and select "bcmwl5.inf"
  
-**Warning**: if you enable the driver in "Hardware Drivers" (System -> Administration -> Restricted Drivers), which is the proprietary driver developed by Broadcom for Linux, it //will// work reasonably, but you will occasionally experience (depending on the wireless networks, I think) important slowdowns when resuming from suspend, and also occasional crashes.+**Warning**: if you enable the driver in "Hardware Drivers" (System -> Administration -> Restricted Drivers), which is the proprietary driver developed by Broadcom for Linux, it //will// work reasonably, but you will occasionally experience (depending on the wireless networks, I think) important slowdowns when resuming from suspend, frequent losses of wireless functionality, and also occasional freezes. Moreover, it seems to me that the signal strenght is better with ndiswrapper, but this //may// be just my sensation.
  
 ====== Touchscreen ====== ====== Touchscreen ======
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 ====== Remote ====== ====== Remote ======
-Still untested under Karmic.+ 
 +Works.
karmic_on_hp_pavilion_tx2500.1271779532.txt.gz · Ultima modifica: 2010/04/20 18:05 da pietro