I still need to do some work on the discrete display adapter, and needed to do a bit of configuration to get the laptop speakers working. Ethrem , Sep 8, You must log in or sign up to reply here. Email me about changes to this bug report. Qualcomm Atheros AR v2. Most of the hardware worked out of the box.
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TheReciever Nov 5, I’m curious if everything works obviously hybrid SLi won’t but does regular SLi work on m’s in linux as I use a number of distros Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Gentoo, Sabayon, Mint, Fedora to name a few and linux compatibility is important. Should you dual boot?
Alienware M17x R3
How do you rate this laptop with Linux? Linux support for SLi has been around for a long time, and unless there’s something different about your setup, everything should be fine. Please keep this field empty: Alienware 17 and M17x.
View more guides at Linux Wiki Guides. EthremSep 8, If you want to have your speakers work try with this: The only problem I have with it is the sound sometimes stops working, but it is rare.
Is ubuntu worthy of an alienware m17x? Ati drivers were recognized right out the box once you enable PEG in bios.
Wiki syntax is allowed: Yeah now I just need to get a second hard drive Register Recent changes Sitemap Login. I’m planning on getting an Alienware laptop M17X R3 relatively soon, which will have some form of windows 7 on. I still need to do some work on the discrete display adapter, and needed to do a bit of configuration to get the laptop speakers working.
EthremAug 27, EthremAug 28, Sound works, video works great I’ve managed to install as many mint repo alineware of packages as I could, and installing the mint specific packages and I still have sound and its mostly functioning except hibernate, which is an ubuntu thing I was able to fixand grub doesn’t catch the initrd for the secure kernel like it should, so it kernel panics unless I change the grub.
Killing threads by looking at them? I’d rather find out why LM 15 hates my sound card, when other distros don’t. FarmersDaughterAug 27, We will see what happens.
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No, create an account now. I don’t think the chipset should be an issue. It shouldn’t take any tweaking to get both of those up. Edit this page Old revisions.