Removing this dummy cover helps somewhat in reducing the palm area and hard drive temperature by 1 to 2 C. Some of the XL’s hardware is fairly bleeding-edge stuff, at least insofar as Linux drivers are concerned. Aug 17, Posts: Copied and pasted another sucessfull users xfree config file. Company Presario C Laptop In good used condition.

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So the main issues are: Laptop Battery is not included.

But I have been reading in the forums here at NotebookReview. You can get the modem driver at: Heatsink view larger image. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

Screens were the same, cases were highly similar and many components were interchangeable with those of the such as the LCD inverters, processors and housing. The cable is a 6-strand ribbon variety, and therefore soldering is all but impossible. I ran across a description of this problem along with an alternative apmd package, but the alternative fompaq doesn’t work any better than the one included with Mandrake, and Mandrake’s package is newer.


Intel Core 2 Duo.

The next model up from thethe offered a new processor, bigger HDD, CF card slot and fold-down feet for desktop operation.

Sempron is ruled out as it is not 64Bit processor There are desktop 64bit processors though. Everything now works, although to get to this state, it’s necessary to engage in some gymnastics with drivers.

Compaq Presario 1200 13in. Notebook/Laptop – Customized

I prefer the soft press buttons with no noise. It is cheaper than all compqq models I was considering It comes with 64Bit processor making it future proof for some time at least.

You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Intel Premium Dual Core – T – 2. If I rekon I can get Win2k under a 2 gig partions with all the apps I want if I use one with slipstreamed service packs and the rest for Linux.

A great laptop for casual computing.

Once these covers are removed you can see memory, the Broadcom mini-PCI wireless card, and the presaroi drive. Bottom view of covers on laptop view larger image If we observe the plastic housing inside, it has some bronze color coat. I am not sure what it is for, probably a heat resistant coat or peesario some kind of anti-static coat as plastics tend to build-up static electricity. DVD drive seated in place view larger image.


I want to have at least 1MB cache.

Presario no kernel pcmcia drivers loaded??

ML is 35Watts version of Turion but it is more power efficient when it is running at low speeds other than MHz and has pcmciz when I need it. Compaq Presario C Laptop. Screen have Black liquid inside check in photos.

In practice, any attempt to load the drivers in kernels up to 2. Compaq vz view larger image. Modified Item see all. Comapq to Install Fedora2 on Compaq Presario Compaq Presariorare and vintage laptop from ! The only thing I haven’t found support for and what I can’t even get in win2k also dualbooting: April Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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