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Old 11-29-2007, 01:29 PM   #1
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Question VIA C7-M Processor working under linux?


I'm thinking about buying this laptop and use it as part of a kiosk solution. This is the link: Laptop with C7 processor

We will be using a program called webconverger http://webconverger.com/
Can linux run on VIA C7-M processor?

Do you have any other thin client suggestions?

Thanks

Claude Ferron
 
Old 11-29-2007, 01:43 PM   #2
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The VIA stuff seems well supported in Linux, it is x86 compatible so nearly any distro should run on it without issues.
 
Old 11-29-2007, 02:27 PM   #3
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VIA C7-M is no problem in Linux. I have a cheap notebook with this processor and with a standard Slackware kernel the processor can use the kernelmodule e_powersaver and is stepping between 400 and 1500 MHz without any problem.

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