HP nc6120

James Gray james at grayonline.id.au
Sun Jan 29 05:21:45 UTC 2006


On Sunday 29 January 2006 10:14, James Gray wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Jan 2006 05:59, Rainer Gutkas wrote:
> > As I think abaout a while to do a shift in my hardware, because I now
> > own my beloved Powerbook for 6 years and it gets for me a bit slow and
> > I'm still not happy with my notebook not supporting flash and sun's java
> > sdk.
> > I thought I ask if its true that Ubuntu fully supports the HP nc6120 as
> > I read in the Ubuntu-User-Manual from Marcus Fischer.
>
> I have an nc6230 which is a little different: Centrion 1.86GHz thing, Ati
> X300 graphics (with dedicated 64MB VRAM), built-in bluetooth, IR, USB2,
> Intel Pro Wireless2200BG.

--->8 SNIPPED --->8

> 1. Suspend (to disk & ram), or sleep modes results in the graphics card
>    getting all screwed up.  The system will resume, but with a blank
> screen. This is a problem with the Ati card, and known by HP and Ati. 
> Tried both the binary and xorg driver - no joy.  Works fine in Windows, so
> it's a driver issue that will eventually get fixed (I hope!).

Well - who'da thunk it?  I went on to HP's website and downloaded the F.0F (21 
Nov 2005) BIOS update for the nc6230 .  Now, suspend (suspend to RAM) and 
hibernate (suspend to disk) both work! :)  Standby dumps a message saying it 
isn't supported.  Oh well...progress!

James
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