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Gentoo on a HP Pavilion zx5000 series laptop

This is a report on the steps I've taken to install and configure this laptop to run under Gentoo Linux. Everything explained here, except for gentoo-specific commands (like emerge something), should apply to other linux distributions too.

Introduction to this Guide

This is not a guide on how to install Gentoo, but only a guide on the non-trivial steps to take to make this hardware work. Everything that works out of the box is only mentioned. I am neither a linux or hardware expert, so you might find better solutions than the ones presented here, and if you do 'please' edit this guide and present them. See also the links at the end of this page.

This guide is written specifically for a zx5030ea, please add experiences from other laptops!

Hardware

Here is the output from lspci from a zx5030ea:

Code: lspci
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon 9100 IGP Host Bridge (rev 02)
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon 9100 IGP AGP Bridge
0000:00:13.0 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc OHCI USB Controller #1 (rev 01)
0000:00:13.1 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc OHCI USB Controller #2 (rev 01)
0000:00:14.0 SMBus: ATI Technologies Inc ATI SMBus (rev 16)
0000:00:14.1 IDE interface: ATI Technologies Inc ATI Dual Channel Bus Master PCI IDE Controller
0000:00:14.3 ISA bridge: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 434c
0000:00:14.4 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 4342
0000:00:14.5 Multimedia audio controller: ATI Technologies Inc IXP150 AC'97 Audio Controller
0000:00:14.6 Modem: ATI Technologies Inc IXP AC'97 Modem (rev 01)
0000:01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc M9+ 5C61 [Radeon Mobility 9200 (AGP)] (rev 01)
0000:02:00.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments TSB43AB21 IEEE-1394a-2000 Controller (PHY/Link)
0000:02:02.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 03)
0000:02:03.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
0000:02:04.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1620 PC Card Controller (rev 01)
0000:02:04.1 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1620 PC Card Controller (rev 01)

The zx5280us is the same except for the addition of

Code: lspci
0000:02:04.2 System peripheral: Texas Instruments PCI1620 Firmware Loading Function (rev 01)
0000:02:07.0 USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB (rev 43)
0000:02:07.1 USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB (rev 43)
0000:02:07.2 USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB 2.0 (rev 04)


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