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Hi, I recently purchased a HP Pavilion dv9645ed laptop and I'm having nothing but problems with it. First thing after i removed the preinstalled Vista i tried to install Ubuntu ...
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- 12-10-2007 #1
HP Pavilion dv9645ed & linux
Hi, I recently purchased a HP Pavilion dv9645ed laptop and I'm having nothing but problems with it. First thing after i removed the preinstalled Vista i tried to install Ubuntu Gusty. The setup went fine but when I restarted the computer Ubuntu wouldn't start and give me this error:
ahci 0000:00:0f.0: AHCI 0001.0000 32 slots 4 ports 3 Gbps 0xf impl SATA mode ahci 0000:00:0f.0: flags: 64bit ncq pm led clo pmp pio slum part ata1: SATA max UDMA/133 cmd 0xE0804D00 ctl 0x0 bmdma 0x0 irq 201 ata2: SATA max UDMA/133 cmd 0xE0804D80 ctl 0x0 bmdma 0x0 irq 201 ata3: SATA max UDMA/133 cmd 0xE0804E00 ctl 0x0 bmdma 0x0 irq 201 ata4: SATA max UDMA/133 cmd 0xE0804E80 ctl 0x0 bmdma 0x0 irq 201 scsi0 : ahci ata1: SATA link up 3.0 Gbps (SStatus 123 SControl 300) ata1.00: ATA-7, max UDMA/133, 625142448 sectors: LBA48 NCQ (depth 0/32) ata1.00: ata1: dev 0 multi count 16 ata1.00: configured for UDMA/133 ata1: SATA link up 3.0 Gbps (SStatus 123 SControl 300) ata1.00: ATA-7, max UDMA/133, 625142448 sectors: LBA48 NCQ (depth 0/32) ata1.00: ata1: dev 0 multi count 16 ata1.00: configured for UDMA/133 scsi1 : ahci ata2: SATA link down (SStatus 0 SControl 300) scsi2 : ahci ata3: SATA link down (SStatus 0 SControl 300) scsi3 : ahci ata4: SATA link down (SStatus 0 SControl 300) ...
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So all was well until I got another weird error:
My keyboard suddenly stops responding without any particular reason. Also if I'm installing/removing packages the process freezes as well Yet my mouse is fully functional and so is the entire GUI. If I try to restart/shutdown the system then it gets to the point of "Will now halt" and then it just stops leaving the laptop running. I have to force it to shutdown keeping the power button pressed for a few seconds.
I tried googling but couldn't find anything useful regarding this particular problem. I'm not even sure of what I should be searching for.
If anyone has any suggestion it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
- 12-12-2007 #2
Well, I've installed the latest kernel (188.8.131.52) and still no result. I'm really running out of options.
- 12-14-2007 #3
- 12-14-2007 #4
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- arch linux
Have you tried any other distros?
I've heard some say that Sabayon works out of the box on lots of laptops.oz
- 12-14-2007 #5
Wel, yes, l I have tried Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, Kanotix and they all failed.
Slackware and openSUSE worked though.
Using suse now. Hasn't crashed yet.
- 12-14-2007 #6
FWIW, on any laptop I have ever had, I usually just find out what hardware it has, and compile my own kernel for whatever distro I use. That way, I have control over what is loaded, and I know what is in my laptop.
You just have to make sure you include the critical stuff, and then you can go from there.
Also, if I plan on running linux on a laptop, I will do a lot of homework ahead of time to make sure what I want will run. I have a HP dv2000t laptop with the Intel C2D in it, and it has an intel chipset. Everything on the laptop except for the 56k modem works on it.
Sorry I can't help you more.
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- 12-15-2007 #7
Hm... Ozzi, wanna give my guide a shot? The only differences between our laptops should be screen size and your graphics card (which should use the same driver anyway)
Ubuntu on DV6636NR - Ubuntu Forums
Edit: I mean if you still wanna try Ubuntu. Keep going with Suse if it's workin.Two levels higher than a newb.
(I can search google)