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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Fujitsu Amilo Pa3553 laptop.
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|Name||Fujitsu Amilo Pa3553|
|Processor||AMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core Processor ZM-86/ZM-82/ZM-80: 2.4GHz - 2.1GHz, 2MB On-Die L2 Cache
AMD Turion X2 Dual-Core Processor RM72/RM70: 2.1GHz - 2.0GHz, 1MB On-Die L2 Cache
AMD Sempron Processor SL40: 2.0GHz, 1MB On-Die L2 Cache
AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core Processor QL-62, 2.0 GHz, 1MB On-Die L2 Cache
|Screen||15.4“ WXGA (1280 x 800)|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 Hybrid X2|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|HDD||160GB to 500GB - 5400rpm|
|Optical Drive||DVD Super Multi
|HDD||Partially||Fedora 12 Install DVD didn't seem to find the HDD|
|Optical Drive||Partially Tested||Works, Blu-ray not tested yet|
|Graphics||Partially||Works, see notes|
|Wireless||Partially Tested||Works, 802.11n not tested yet|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
OpenSuse 11.2 is installing the driver for my wirelees adapter (atheros) but i'm still trying to find a way to enable it… (without the Fn+ key combination which needs windows for Keyboard enabling..)
I used ntfsresize and fdisk from the RescueCD to shrink the NTFS partition, no problems. The laptop wouldn't complete booting from the Fedora 12 Install DVD, but the Fedora 12 Netinstall CD worked. Wireless worked out of the box. Graphics DRI worked only after installing the “mesa-dri-drivers-experimental” package, and glxgears are still disappointingly low, about 450-500 FPS.