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 With kernel 4.9, xserver-xorg-video-intel must be removed. This can't be done without modifying xserver-xorg-video-all to remove xserver-xorg-video-intel dependency. Modified version is attached.
With kernel 4.9, xserver-xorg-video-intel must be removed.

 
This can't be done without modifying xserver-xorg-video-all to remove xserver-xorg-video-intel dependency. Modified version is attached.

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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
COMMERCIAL NAME

HP Probook 470 G3

Debian version
8.7 with backports kernel 4.9.0-0.bpo.1-amd64

Sub-models options :
- CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-6100U CPU @ 2.30GHz
- Video card: Intel HD Graphics 520 + AMD RadeonTM R7 M340 1 or 2 GB DDR3
- Screen size: 17.3" diagonal FHD anti-glare flat LED backlit (1920 x 1080)
- Wireless card: Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 3165
- Disk and Ram size: 1TB TOSHIBA Sata2 (3 Gb/s) 5400 tr/min, 4GB DDR3 @1600Mhz
- Optical device: HP DVDRW DU8A6SH
- Webcam : HP 720p HD webcam
- microSD card reader: Realtek RTS522A PCI Express Card Reader
- Other options: fingerprint reader, bluetooth,

Overall Status

Core Components

[ATTACH]

Boot Standard Kernel:

{OK} 1

LAN network card:

{OK}

Detect CD/DVD:

{OK}

Detect hard drives:

{OK}

Extra Features

CPU Frequency Scaling

[?]

Hibernation

[?]

Sleep / Suspend

[?]

Xorg

{OK} 2

- OpenGL

[?]

- Resize-and-Rotate(randr)

[?]

Switch to External Screen

{OK} 3

Mouse

- Built-in (Trackpoint)

[-]

- Built-in (Touchpad)

{OK}

Modem

[-]

Wireless/Wifi

X-(

Keyboard's Hotkeys

:\ 4

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

BIOS

Entering the BIOS

Press "Esc" to enter in BIOS

BIOS Settings

  • Advanced -> Secure boot configuration -> configure Legacy Support and Secure Boot :
    Legacy Support Enable and Secure Boot Disable 5

  • Advanced -> Secure boot configuration :
    Clear Secure Boot keys

  • Advanced -> System Options -> Virtualization Technology (VTx) (necessary for avoiding errors listed by dmesg)

  • Advanced -> Built in devices -> Graphics : UMA Graphics

Kernel Update

With the default kernel (3.16) the computer has several issues. For example :

  • Graphic card is not supported, display remains at 1024 x 768
  • SDcard reader is not working
  • it is not possible to get the WiFi to work (not even after installing the non-free package firmware)

  • ...

This can be fixed installing the backports kernel :

Installing the new Kernel

nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jessie-backports.list

add:

deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian jessie-backports main contrib non-free

then:

aptitude update
aptitude -t jessie-backports install linux-image-amd64 
apt-get remove xserver-xorg-video-intel

Configuration

Display

  • UMA Graphic card is an Intel Corporation HD Graphics 520. It is not supported with original 3.16 kernel, backported kernel 4.9 is needed. With kernel 4.9, xserver-xorg-video-intel must be removed. This can't be done without modifying xserver-xorg-video-all to remove xserver-xorg-video-intel dependency. Modified version is attached. Proceed by :

dpkg -i xserver-xorg-video-all_7.7+7-modified_amd64.deb
echo 'xserver-xorg-video-all hold' | dpkg --set-selections
aptitude purge xserver-xorg-video-intel
  • firmware-misc-nonfree installation solves dmesg message kernel: i915 0000:00:02.0: Direct firmware load for i915/skl_dmc_ver1_26.bin failed with error -2

  • AMD Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260/M265 / M340/M360 / M440/M445] must be enabled in BIOS by :
    • Advanced -> Built in devices -> Graphics : Hybrid Graphics

    and firmware-amd-graphics must be installed by :

aptitude install firmware-amd-graphics

Audio

  • Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio works out of the box

Mouse

  • (not covered yet)

Power Management

  • (not covered yet)

WiFi

  • non-free firmware-iwlwifi is needed to enable WIFI.

ASPM is not managed by INTEL AC 3165 driver.

  • Disabling pcie_aspm on boot solves pcieport 0000:00:1c.5: PCIe Bus Error: severity=Corrected, type=Physical Layer, id=00e5(Receiver ID) errors in kernel log.

Disabling pcie_aspm on boot

nano /etc/default/grub

Change Grub command line in : GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="pcie-aspm=off"

Update grub configuration files by :

update-grub

Modem

  • (not covered yet)


System Summary

lspci

00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Skylake Host Bridge/DRAM Registers [8086:1904] (rev 08)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 520 [8086:1916] (rev 07)
00:14.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP USB 3.0 xHCI Controller [8086:9d2f] (rev 21)
00:14.2 Signal processing controller [1180]: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP Thermal subsystem [8086:9d31] (rev 21)
00:16.0 Communication controller [0780]: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP CSME HECI #1 [8086:9d3a] (rev 21)
00:17.0 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP SATA Controller [AHCI mode] [8086:9d03] (rev 21)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9d10] (rev f1)
00:1c.4 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #5 [8086:9d14] (rev f1)
00:1c.5 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #6 [8086:9d15] (rev f1)
00:1d.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #9 [8086:9d18] (rev f1)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP LPC Controller [8086:9d48] (rev 21)
00:1f.2 Memory controller [0580]: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP PMC [8086:9d21] (rev 21)
00:1f.3 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio [8086:9d70] (rev 21)
00:1f.4 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP SMBus [8086:9d23] (rev 21)
01:00.0 Display controller [0380]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260/M265 / M340/M360 / M440/M445] [1002:6900] (rev 83)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller [10ec:8168] (rev 15)
03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Wireless 3165 [8086:3165] (rev 81)
04:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS522A PCI Express Card Reader [10ec:522a] (rev 01)

lsusb

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

Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
  bDeviceClass            9 Hub
  bDeviceProtocol         3 
  iProduct                2 xHCI Host Controller
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 138a:003f Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS495 Fingerprint Reader
  bDeviceClass          255 Vendor Specific Class
  bDeviceProtocol       255 
  iProduct                0 
      (Bus Powered)
  (Bus Powered)
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 8087:0a2a Intel Corp. 
  bDeviceClass          224 Wireless
  bDeviceProtocol         1 Bluetooth
  iProduct                0 
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 04ca:7053 Lite-On Technology Corp. 
  bDeviceClass          239 Miscellaneous Device
  bDeviceProtocol         1 Interface Association
  iProduct                1 HP HD Camera
      (Bus Powered)
  bDeviceClass          239 Miscellaneous Device
  bDeviceProtocol         1 Interface Association
  (Bus Powered)
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.

  • [get | view] (2017-02-26 22:41:05, 10.2 KB) [[attachment:lspci_vnn.txt]]
  • [get | view] (2017-02-26 22:40:17, 35.8 KB) [[attachment:xserver-xorg-video-all_7.7+7-modified_amd64.deb]]
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Credits


  1. All tests made with non-free intel-microcode (1)

  2. Correct screen definition only after kernel upgrade (2)

  3. HDMI display detection is correct, VGA detection is correct with non-free firmware (3)

  4. Only audio level and wireless button works (4)

  5. Disabling secure boot needs a pin code entered on numerical pad (5)