Well i have a Compaq Presario R3000 and i've been wanting to put linux on it. Does anyone have this laptop with arch on it? If so do all the fans work and everything?
fans will work fine. if you can, get a list of your hardware... these are usually the most problematic on laptops if they're not mainstream:
wireless card (can be a big hassle)
for the most part, it's hard to find modern laptops that don't work with linux... mine works perfectly and I have to use windows drivers for wireless
I have been running Arch on a Compaq Presario R3000 for a few moths now, works fine, no problems what so ever.
Ok im going to put arch on my laptop I cant wait. I love linux.
Thanks for your help guys
I have just installed arch on my laptop linux works great and all the fans wook :twisted: thats the good thing. The bad thing is whenever i do startx i get a blank screen :cry: and my comp freezes (im using the newest nvidia drivers and xorg) (i tryed runnin gnome and enlightenment) I remember having this problem before but cant remember what i did Does anyone have anyclue why its freezen? Maybe i forgot something in the kernel(2.6.10)?
If your mouse is pointed to /dev/mouse, try switching it to /dev/input/mice in xorg.conf.
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THANKS YOU IT WORKED /me LOVES YOU :twisted: