This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus A6V laptop, model A6QVM750DL51PG.
This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.
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|Processor||Intel Pentium-M 750 1.86GHz|
|Graphics||nVidia GeForce Go 7300|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Intel 2200bg 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth|
|Other||4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire, Webcam|
|Sound||Yes||Use snd-hda-intel module|
|Wireless||Partial||Use ipw2200 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not tested, probably wont work|
|Camera||Not tested, probably wont work|
For the audio to work, you need to use at least ALSA v1.0.11. This comes with kernel version 2.6.16 or greater.
The graphics chip will work with either the open source nv module or with the proprietary nvidia module. For 3D support, you will need the proprietary module. For the open source module, you will need a recent version of Xorg for the module to support this graphics chip, such as the one included with Fedora Core 5.
A pretty good laptop to use with Linux. For best results a Linux distribution with kernel version 2.6.16 or greater is recommended.