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Installing Red Hat 7.0 on a Compaq Armada 1550DMT


Last updated: 4 Jan 2005

General Hardware Specifications of Compaq Armada 1550DMT:

Hardware Components

Status Under Linux

Notes

PentiumĀ® Processor, 133MHz

Works

No special procedure required

Compaq TFT8000 Flat Panel Display 800x600 @ 16bpp

Works

Select Generic 800x600 LCD/TFT Display in Installer

Cirrus Logic 7548 PCI 1MB Video

Works

No special procedure required

48 Mb SODIMMs (16 built in +32 extra)

Works

No special procedure required

3.2 Gb ATA Hard Drive

Works

No special procedure required

Floppy Drive

Works

No special procedure required

Touch Pad 2 button Works (as standard PS/2 port mouse)
No special procedure required

3Com 3C589D PCMCIA Network Card

Works

No special procedure required

Internal Compaq Armada Series 1500 33.6k Modem (Lucent LTWinmodem)

Doesn't Work

Given up

12x(?) Matshita UJDCD8700 CD-ROM Drive

Works

No special procedure required

Infrared PnP serial port

Doesn't Work

Haven't tried to make it work

Lithium-ion Battery, series 2921A

Works

No special procedure required

ESS 1878 PnP AudioDrive Sound Card

Works

No special procedure required

This laptop is operating under Kernel version 2.2.16-22


Basic Installation of Red Hat 7.0:


Setting up additional features for Red Hat 7.0

Unresolved issues


Configuration Files - send me an email if you want to see any of these; none required out-of-the-ordinary editing

Contact Information:

mward_@ - interbaun. com (remove oddly placed characters and spaces)

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