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Old 01-03-2006, 03:04 PM   #1
geovolt_os1
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Smile having trouble finding drivers


I own a hp pavillion dv1000 (running i386), I am having trouble finding drivers, I want to try and find a linux distro that can run rpm's. If anyone can point me in the right direction, thanks for your time...
 
Old 01-03-2006, 05:04 PM   #2
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Fedora Core 3 (and, I suppose, 4) has been loaded on that machine. At least, according to www.linux-laptop.net it has.
 
Old 01-06-2006, 02:37 AM   #3
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thanks

thanks I will check it out.
 
Old 01-08-2006, 03:43 PM   #4
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Sadly, that seems to be a dead link.

However, a simple google on 'hp DV 1000 linux' came up with various sites, e.g.

http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=10206&page=1

(sadly this describes the currently trendy Ubuntu installation, not an rpm distro).

One link even suggested doing a search at somewhere called 'LinuxQuestions.org'
 
  


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