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Old 06-30-2013, 03:48 AM   #1
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Current Model Notebook/MSI U270DX


Hi there, would this Notebook work with Linux?
U270DX

Specification Link:
http://www.msi.com/product/nb/U270DX.html

I have tired searching and sending email to manufacturer, but no reply!
Any information or advice, will be appreciated!
 
Old 06-30-2013, 10:54 PM   #2
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http://www.jfdesignnet.com/?p=2162

talks about the wireless card possibly being problematic. (The page gives a workaround.)

Judging from http://www.msi.com/product/nb/U270DX...r&os=Win8%2064

I originally wrote

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the card seems to be an Atheros AW-N100H
But as you see from rokytnji's post, that should be Atheros AW-NB100H

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Old 06-30-2013, 11:23 PM   #3
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the card seems to be an Atheros AW-N100H
slight correction, (good reply though)

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Atheros Wireless Lan - AW-NB100H -Version 10.0.0.225

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Old 07-01-2013, 07:37 AM   #4
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I'll blame the fact that it was late here. Thanks for catching it. I've edited my first post (with explanation) so the information is correct.

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Old 07-02-2013, 08:04 AM   #5
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Thanks for the replies, very much appreciated!
I will buy the lap top, and if the wireless card caused problem, with replace it with one that is know to work on Linux! Thank you again!

---------- Post added 07-02-13 at 08:05 AM ----------

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