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DebianOn is an effort to document how to install, configure and use Debian on some specific hardware. Therefore potential buyers would know if that hardware is supported and owners would know how get the best out of that hardware.

The purpose is not to duplicate the Debian Official Documentation, but to document how to install Debian on some specific hardware.

If you need help to get Debian running on your hardware, please have a look at our user support channels where you may find specific channels (mailing list, IRC channel) dedicated to certain types of hardware.

Models covered
Envy 17-cg1xxx

Overall Status

Core Components

[ATTACH]

Boot Standard Kernel:

{OK}

LAN network card:

[?]

Detect CD/DVD:

[-]

Detect hard drives:

{OK}

Secure boot:

[?]

Extra Features

CPU Frequency Scaling

[?]

Hibernation

[?]

Sleep / Suspend

{OK}

Xorg

{OK}

- OpenGL

[?]

- Resize-and-Rotate(randr)

[?]

Switch to External Screen

[?]

Mouse

- Built-in (Trackpoint)

[-]

- Built-in (Touchpad)

{OK}

- Built-in (Touchscreen)

{OK}

Modem

[?]

Wireless/Wifi

{OK}

Keyboard's Hotkeys

[?]

Legend :
{OK} = OK ; {X} Unsupported(No Driver) ; /!\ = Error (Couldn't get it working); [?] Unknown, Not Test ; [-] Not-applicable
{i} = Configuration Required; X-( = Only works with a non-free driver and or firmware

Important Note

{X} Debian bullseye was installed

{X} the NVMe system disk will only get detected from linux 5.5 on upwards - see (https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ec11e5c213cc20cac5e8310728b06793448b9f6d), which means that you have to install from a Debian bullseye install medium, because they are using a 5.10 kernel (at the time of writing)

{X} the installer fails at installing grub. See https://bugs.debian.org/986893 for workaround.

{OK} the Laptop is very light, very silent and seems to have very long battery capacity

{X} the screen is extremely glossy

{X} the laptop doesn't seem to be very serviceable, since there are no visible screws

{X} touchpad doesn't seem to have a "middle" button

{X} the "<" and ">" keys are absurdely only reachable via Fn key on the swissgerman layout keyboard

Configuration

Display

Audio

Mouse

Power Management

WiFi

Modem

Disk

RAM

Optical Devices


System Summary

lspci

# lspci -nn
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation 11th Gen Core Processor Host Bridge/DRAM Registers [8086:9a14] (rev 01)
0000:00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation TigerLake GT2 [Iris Xe Graphics] [8086:9a49] (rev 01)
0000:00:04.0 Signal processing controller [1180]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9a03] (rev 01)
0000:00:08.0 System peripheral [0880]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9a11] (rev 01)
0000:00:0d.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP Thunderbolt 4 USB Controller [8086:9a13] (rev 01)
0000:00:0e.0 RAID bus controller [0104]: Intel Corporation Volume Management Device NVMe RAID Controller [8086:9a0b]
0000:00:14.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 xHCI Host Controller [8086:a0ed] (rev 20)
0000:00:14.2 RAM memory [0500]: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP Shared SRAM [8086:a0ef] (rev 20)
0000:00:14.3 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Wi-Fi 6 AX201 [8086:a0f0] (rev 20)
0000:00:15.0 Serial bus controller [0c80]: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP Serial IO I2C Controller #0 [8086:a0e8] (rev 20)
0000:00:15.1 Serial bus controller [0c80]: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP Serial IO I2C Controller #1 [8086:a0e9] (rev 20)
0000:00:16.0 Communication controller [0780]: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP Management Engine Interface [8086:a0e0] (rev 20)
0000:00:17.0 System peripheral [0880]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:09ab]
0000:00:1d.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:a0b1] (rev 20)
0000:00:1e.0 Communication controller [0780]: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP Serial IO UART Controller #0 [8086:a0a8] (rev 20)
0000:00:1e.3 Serial bus controller [0c80]: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP Serial IO SPI Controller #1 [8086:a0ab] (rev 20)
0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP LPC Controller [8086:a082] (rev 20)
0000:00:1f.3 Multimedia audio controller [0401]: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP Smart Sound Technology Audio Controller [8086:a0c8] (rev 20)
0000:00:1f.4 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP SMBus Controller [8086:a0a3] (rev 20)
0000:00:1f.5 Serial bus controller [0c80]: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP SPI Controller [8086:a0a4] (rev 20)
0000:01:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS522A PCI Express Card Reader [10ec:522a] (rev 01)
10000:e0:17.0 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:a0d3] (rev 20)
10000:e0:1c.0 System peripheral [0880]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:09ab]
10000:e0:1c.4 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:a0bc] (rev 20)
10000:e1:00.0 Non-Volatile memory controller [0108]: KIOXIA Corporation Device [1e0f:0001]

lsusb

lsusb -v | grep -E '\<(Bus|iProduct|bDeviceClass|bDeviceProtocol)' 2>/dev/null

can't get debug descriptor: Resource temporarily unavailable
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
  bDeviceClass            9 Hub
  bDeviceProtocol         3 
  iProduct                2 xHCI Host Controller
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 04f3:0c4c Elan Microelectronics Corp. ELAN:ARM-M4
  bDeviceClass            0 
  bDeviceProtocol         0 
  iProduct                2 ELAN:ARM-M4
      (Bus Powered)
  (Bus Powered)
Bus 003 Device 003: ID 8087:0026 Intel Corp. 
  bDeviceClass          224 Wireless
  bDeviceProtocol         1 Bluetooth
  iProduct                0 
can't get debug descriptor: Resource temporarily unavailable
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
  bDeviceClass            9 Hub
  bDeviceProtocol         1 Single TT
  iProduct                2 xHCI Host Controller
can't get device qualifier: Resource temporarily unavailable
can't get debug descriptor: Resource temporarily unavailable
can't get debug descriptor: Resource temporarily unavailable
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
  bDeviceClass            9 Hub
  bDeviceProtocol         3 
  iProduct                2 xHCI Host Controller
can't get device qualifier: Resource temporarily unavailable
can't get debug descriptor: Resource temporarily unavailable
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
  bDeviceClass            9 Hub
  bDeviceProtocol         1 Single TT
  iProduct                2 xHCI Host Controller

USB Host controllers entries (without OHCI, UHCI, EHCI) are removed too.

Resources

Attachments

Some configuration files and sample outputs.

Other reports

Credits

https://wiki.debian.org/TpO


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