[clug] Laptop probs

Benedict and Trisha Wyss btwyss at netspeed.com.au
Sat Mar 24 03:13:00 GMT 2007


I just bought an HP Pavilion DV6000 and installed Ubuntu 6.06 without a 
hitch and to date have not run into trouble. I had about 240mb worth of 
downloads during update though.

My 2 cents worth is to install Ubuntu and check it out then move to SuSE.



Fred Pilcher wrote:

>Hey guys. I just bought an HP Pavillion dv9000 laptop, and a nice machine it 
>is. Of course it comes with Fista, but I've installed Open SuSE 10.2 as a 
>dual boot. My problem is that SuSE isn't activating - or doesn't seem to be - 
>some of the basic services, including wireless networking and my bluetooth 
>The weird thing is that the that the Intel 3945ABG device is detected and 
>seems to be working, but I can't make it connect.
>Similarly, the mouse shows up in the kbluetoothd list (when I can get it 
>working) but the mouse doesn't work.
>I'd be very grateful if some kind soul had the time, inclination, and patience 
>to help a noob with that stuff.

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