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Re: Compaq Presario

Bec Carey wrote:
> Has anyone on this list installed debian on a Compaq Presario 907 ?
>  I tried to install Red Hat 9 on my machine, but after numerous
> problems had to roll back to XP.  Has anyone managed to get debian
> running on the same machine as mine ?

there is a mailing list of Linux users on Presario 900:


The key to get linux running on this laptop is a newer kernel - 2.4.22 
works fine or 2.4.21 with ACPI patch. You can also get started 
booting with 2.2.x kernel and then building a custom one.


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