model: A205-S5880(model id: 1197)
subtype (notebook, netbook, motherboard, tablet):
does it have a free boot firmware (BIOS,UEFI,...) ?
can free operating systems be installed?
does the device prevent installing wifi cards not-approved by the vendor?
year of commercialization:
compatibility with free software:
tested with the following kernel libre:
video card model:
Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 (works with 3D acceleration)
Atheros AR242x (it works)
This laptop works wonderfully with free software. The only thing I did not test is the free BIOS, which I suspect would not work. I do not think it is supported by coreboot. Otherwise, I have had no significant troubles running free software on this PC.
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