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rokytnji


Joined: 20 Jan 2009
Posts: 1463
Location: Pecos/ Texas

PostPosted: Sat 21 Jun 2014, 17:14    Post subject: Compaq CQ57
Subject description: Inherited from my Wife. She got the Dell E4310 i5
 

Compaq CQ57
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02845369&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en

Code:
# inxi -M
Machine:   System: Hewlett-Packard (portable) product: Presario CQ57 Notebook PC v: 068C110003204910000620100 serial: 5CB1335LC9
           Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 3577 v: 24.48 serial: PCJQDA2GZ1CQX6
           Bios: Hewlett-Packard v: F.42 date: 11/07/2011
# inxi -S
System:    Host: biker Kernel: 3.10.32 i686 (32 bit) Desktop: JWM git-905
           Distro: Slacko Puppy Linux Linux 3.10.32 [ arch]
# inxi -Fxz
System:    Host: biker Kernel: 3.10.32 i686 (32 bit gcc: 4.7.1)
           Desktop: JWM git-905
           Distro: Slacko Puppy Linux Linux 3.10.32 [ arch]
Machine:   System: Hewlett-Packard (portable) product: Presario CQ57 Notebook PC v: 068C110003204910000620100
           Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 3577 v: 24.48
           Bios: Hewlett-Packard v: F.42 date: 11/07/2011
CPU:       Dual core AMD C-50 (-MCP-) cache: 1024 KB
           flags: (lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4a ssse3 svm) bmips: 3993
           Clock Speeds: 1: 1000 MHz 2: 1000 MHz
Graphics:  Card: ATI Device 9804 bus-ID: 00:01.0
           Display Server: X.org 1.12.4 drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded: vesa)
           tty size: 80x24 Advanced Data: N/A for root
Audio:     Card ATI SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA)
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:14.2
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k3.10.32
Network:   Card-1: Ralink Device 5390
           driver: rt2800pci v: 2.3.0 bus-ID: 07:00.0
           IF: wlan0 state: up speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
           driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 2000 bus-ID: 06:00.0
           IF: eth0 state: down mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 250.1GB (20.2% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD2500BEVT size: 250.1GB
Partition: ID-1: swap-1 size: 5.07GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda8
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 59.5C mobo: N/A gpu: 60.0
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 89 Uptime: 6 min Memory: 292.2/1623.5MB
           Init: SysVinit runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 4.7.1
           Client: Shell (bash 4.1.01) inxi: 2.1.28
#


Works fast. Works good. Slack0 5.7 .exe running inside of Windows 7

This is a triple booter with MX-14 grub 2 doing the boot loading for Windows 7 and Slack0 running inside of Windows 7. Nice and exotic.
Fast as Hell.


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darry1966

Joined: 26 Feb 2012
Posts: 534
Location: New Zealand

PostPosted: Wed 06 Aug 2014, 03:22    Post subject: Re: Fujitsu Lifebooks and ancient Compaq laptops  

Sorry double post
Last edited by darry1966 on Wed 06 Aug 2014, 03:29; edited 1 time in total
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darry1966

Joined: 26 Feb 2012
Posts: 534
Location: New Zealand

PostPosted: Wed 06 Aug 2014, 03:28    Post subject: Re: Fujitsu Lifebooks and ancient Compaq laptops  

Quote from Jabu2 April 2011



Compaq Armada E500 256 RAM


Wary may be best in long run but
Classic 214X -top10 is reliable for solid use on these Compaq laptops from last century, even when only 128 RAM.

live-CD and frugal installs, with swap file
run with no problems on these 10 year old laptops
with various added RAM - see above (recommend get min 256 RAM)
and do keep it simple and basic if needing a workhorse
with no added bling, or swapping of window-managers etc
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[/quote]

I have just purchased an old Armadea E500 like above and find Pup 3 best on this. With Puppy 4.12 with regular kernel and retro 2.6.21.7 I had to manually set up the soundcard ES1978 and upon reboot settings were not saved. Pup 3 had it working straight away using the same kernel as 4.12 retro.

Very strange.http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=511441#511441
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someSven

Joined: 06 Aug 2014
Posts: 29

PostPosted: Fri 08 Aug 2014, 19:35    Post subject:  

-Computer-
Processor : 2x Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU U7600 @ 1.20GHz
Memory : 1025MB (391MB used)
Machine Type : Physical machine
Operating System : Precise Puppy - 5.7.1
User Name : root (root)
Date/Time : Sat 09 Aug 2014 00:14:19 GMT-1
-Display-
Resolution : 1280x800 pixels
OpenGL Renderer : Mesa DRI Intel(R) 965GM x86/MMX/SSE2
X11 Vendor : The X.Org Foundation
-Audio Devices-
Audio Adapter : HDA-Intel - HDA Intel
-Input Devices-
AT Translated Set 2 keyboard
PS/2 Generic Mouse
SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad
Sleep Button
Lid Switch
Power Button
HP WMI hotkeys
PC Speaker
Video Bus
HDA Digital PCBeep
MOON AND
-Printers-
No printers found
-SCSI Disks-
ATA TOSHIBA MK6008GA
MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-842S
HUAWEI Mass Storage
HUAWEI SD Storage


I had to install acpitool to get a sleep mode, sensor program to get temp info, and writing scripts* to get along with the OS. The bright side of that is, that I'm learning how to do such stuff. But sometimes I would prefer to have it easier.

*Like
- Script for automatic poweroff if battery is empty cause it does it not on it's own.
- same for to high temperatures
- updating flash automatically (AAHRG, security!)

EDIT: Oh, I have fancontrol issues. When my notebook (no laptop Very Happy) comes back from sleep the fan runs all the time. On one side I like that cause it cools my system and the fan isn't stucking, normally it would get to warm cause my Puppy has no program to start it when it gets to warm. On the other side, having it running all the time is not always fun. Yeah, I know there's a program called fancontrol in repository.
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Packetteer


Joined: 12 May 2012
Posts: 36
Location: Long Island Ny

PostPosted: Sat 09 Aug 2014, 08:44    Post subject:  

HI All
Running Slacko 5.7 on a Acer Asprie
1.4g processor
11.6 lcd
2gig memory
250 gig hard drive
Wifi

Always wanted a small laptop. Love this laptop

Slacko is booted from flash drive.
Remove flash drive and Windows 7 boots instead.

Hardly ever boot Windows anymore.
Only when I need to write a Visual Basic program is Windows booted.
I write the same program using Bacon in Puppy.

Everything just works out of the box.
Glade, Bacon, google earth, Open office, and so on.

When I boot into Windows I cannot believe how slow the machine is
all of a sudden.

I love the fact that Puppy runs in memory and is so lighting fast.

Best Regards
John
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navegante

Joined: 16 Mar 2010
Posts: 51
Location: Montevideo

PostPosted: Wed 24 Sep 2014, 15:30    Post subject: vgn-fs4152 with Slacko 5.7 working  

Sony Vaio vgn-FS415S with Slacko 5.7 working
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?search_id=1620345493&t=95712

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navegante

Joined: 16 Mar 2010
Posts: 51
Location: Montevideo

PostPosted: Wed 24 Sep 2014, 15:46    Post subject: eeepc 1001p Slacko 5.7 working  

eeepc 1001p with Slacko 5.7 working
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?search_id=771337595&t=95785
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Mr. Hughes

Joined: 23 Sep 2014
Posts: 31
Location: Washington State

PostPosted: Wed 24 Sep 2014, 16:50    Post subject:  

You can add the Dell Latitude C840 to the list. Puppy 4.2.1 works great on it.
Also successfully ran Puppy 4.1.2 on a Toshiba Satellite 4000CDT.

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Uten

Joined: 29 Jan 2008
Posts: 52

PostPosted: Tue 30 Sep 2014, 05:06    Post subject:
Subject description: ACER TravelMate 4002WLMi (512MB, 60GB)
 

ACER TravelMate 4002WLMi (512MB, 60GB)

Works out of the box with slaco 5.7-nonpae. precise 5.7.1 does not work so greate (think it was problems with the video card for some reason). WiFi works fine. I have not tested the modem. I'm currently running from the HD but running of the USB port also works as expected.

Code:
-Computer-
Processor      : Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.60GHz
Memory      : 512MB (233MB used)
Machine Type      : Physical machine
Operating System      : Slacko Puppy - 5.7
User Name      : **** (****)
Date/Time      : Tue 30 Sep 2014 11:04:11 AM CEST
-Display-
Resolution      : 1280x800 pixels
OpenGL Renderer      : Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV350
X11 Vendor      : The X.Org Foundation
-Audio Devices-
Audio Adapter      : ICH4 - Intel 82801DB-ICH4
Audio Adapter      : ICH-MODEM - Intel 82801DB-ICH4 Modem
-Input Devices-
 AT Translated Set 2 keyboard
 SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad
 Lid Switch
 Sleep Button
 Power Button
 PC Speaker
 Video Bus
-Printers (CUPS)-
CUPS-PDF      : <i>Default</i>
-SCSI Disks-
ATA ST960821A
MATSHITA UJ-831D
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