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Here is a quite updated list where you see the status of PA/Linux for each class even for the precise model if the info is available. So, please mail us if you have any comment or any addition. If you have tested a model that is not appearing here or you disagree with what this list shows about a model, feel free to contact us, too. Your experience is very useful, since HP models with PA-RISC are numerous! By default, we put what is working and what should be working.

Last update: kernel 2.6.21
This list is under heavy update! Thank you for understanding

In blue, you have the comment of the Team.

The list is updated permanently but do not differenciate the versions (0.9, 0.9.1, 0.9.2, 0.9.3, Debian 3.0) and it takes care of kernel upgrades! This list informs you what the newest kernel can or can't do. At least, when the update is performed

In red, X means that it does not work, or has not yet been tested.
In green, V means that the test was successful (graphics mode).
In orange, V-S means that the test was successful while using the serial console only!

Must be completed! Ordered alphabetically
ClassModelWorkingWidthComments and remark
rp800/rp3440V-S64Tested here! Most of the issues with the newer pa8800-based machines seems to have been fixed now. boot log
A800/A500-6XV-S64SMP seems buggy on that box, probably experiencing some cache flushing troubles. Under work.
800/A500-5XV-S64Tested here! SMP seems to work fine since 2.4.17.
800/A500-44V-S64Should work as A500-5X
800/A400-44V-S64Guy Martin reported successful installation with 2.4.20-pa35. See this dmesg.
800/A180CV-S32 
B785/B2600V64Tested here! We have installed a complete system on this box, it works well, though it seems that there is a bug with SYM1 SCSI driver. Use SYM2 instead. Thomas Bogendoerfer also said he has an X running on B2600, which we haven't. He explained us later that only VIS-EG graphics are supported in framebuffer. FX cards aren't, and you have just STI_CONSOLE working on these boxes, including B2000 and B1000, so don't expect to see X running there.
786/B2000V64Tested here! It seems to be working now but the SuperIO support needs improvement. See the remark about graphics on B2600.
785/B1000V32
778/B180LV32Tested here! The framebuffer is working! You have to setup X to use the same resolution as the STI Framebuffer. See this file for details.
778/B160LV32
778/B132L(+)V32
C785/C8000X64C8000 suffers most of the PA8800/PA8900 currently under investigation, (see rp3440), so we can't really tell it works. Besides we didn't receive feedback about it yet.
785/C3750V64Randolph Chung sent us this mail, so it works!
785/C3700V64We received confirmation from Brendan Horan that this box works. See this dmesg.
785/C3650V64This box works. See this dmesg.
785/C3600V64Since it's shipped with FX gfx cards which aren't supported (see B2600), you have to replace it with Vis-EG or any other supported gfx card to use the framebuffer.
As usual if you have additional info, please mail us!
785/C3000V64Grant Grundler succeeded in installing it via network. If you want to use the IDE CD-ROM, you will have to use our netinst ISOs.
785/C360V64It is operational. LEDs are working now.
782/C240V64According to this mail Markus Grabert sent us, it is fully functionnal.
See those previous mails for any further info: this mail, and this about 64bit.
782/C200V64Jakob Sandgren reported that PA/Linux ran on this box.
Ryan Bradetich told us that 64-bit kernel is running with 2.4.14 version.
780/C180V64Works fine.
780/C160V-S64According to this mail it is operational. See this one about serial.
777/C110V32It is operational.
777/C100V32We have received a confirmation of a successful install of 0.9.3.
OthersXIt should be working, but we have no feedback about a successful try. So, mail us if it is the case!
D810/D380V-S64Successful report: dmesg and cpuinfo with 2.4.21
871/D370V-S64It seems that Stephen Roylance succeeded with 0.9.3
821/D350V32It seems that Hamish Moffatt succeeded with a new kernel!
813/D330V-S32Peter Whysall reported a total success on his box. Here is the dmesg he sent us.
811/D310V32It seems that Dave Weis and Richard Hirst made it boot!
861/D270V-S32We received successful report with Debian-3.0r0, see the dmesg and cpuinfo.
813/D230V-S32We received successful report with Debian-3.0r1 and netinst 2.4.20-pa35. Here are a dmesg and cpuinfo.
803/D220V-S32Another successful report from Guy Martin with 2.4.20-pa32. See this log.
811/D210V32Another feedback from Jan Heumann!
OthersXIt should be working, but we have no feedback about a successful try. So, mail us if it is the case!
E856/E55V-S32Tested here! Cristoph Plattner is back! Look at the several modifications he sent at the mailing list
816/E35V-S32Tested here! We have this box, and thanks to Ryan Bradetich's efforts, we succeeded in booting the kernel. Now we are working on SCSI support (as for all E-class systems). We have to investigate directly onto the hardware since there isn't available documentation for SCSI controller. Stay tuned ! For now, you can use E-class as diskless servers (!). See also this mail for further info.
OthersXIt is not yet supported, but if you have any feedback about a successful try, mail us !
F,G,H,IAllXIt is not yet supported. Sorry :-(
If you want to make it work, you are welcome!
J785/J7000V64Matthew Wilcox says it works!
785/J6750V64Reported successful install of Debian 4.0.
785/J6700V64Matthew Zahorik says it works. See this for details.
785/J6000V64Tested here! Successful report with 2.4.26-pa4. boot log
785/J5600V64Domenico Andreoli reported that it works. boot log
785/J5000V64Tested here! It works well with 64bit SMP kernel, though we have only tested with serial console. Anyway, Matthew Wilcox says it should work because his J7000 works!
782/J2240V64According to this mail, it is working. Here's a boot log
780/J282V64Works fine SMP 32bit, see dmesg and CPU info.
770/J210V32Works fine SMP, see dmesg and CPU info.
OthersXIt should be working, but we have no feedback from a successful try. So, mail us if it is the case!
K800/K580V64We received successful report with 2.4.20-pa32 and Debian 3.0. dmesg & CPU info.
829/K410V-S32According to this mail, it sounds like K models should be working with 0.9.3!
898/K370V-S64According to this mail it works fine with PDC_CONSOLE and kernel 2.4.20-pa32.
800/K360V-S64Successful report UP with PDC_CONSOLE and kernel 2.4.19-pa16. See this log for details.
879/K260egV-S64We received that dmesg, which shows that it works with 2.4.20 in UP. Update! Works MP too!
802/K250V-S64Successful report with PDC_CONSOLE and kernel 2.4.19-pa16
800/K210V32This box is known to work in SMP (quadri processor), with sti console. Successful report with 2.4.18-pa46.
819/K200V-S32This box is now working (success reported with 2.4.19-pa21), using PDC_CONSOLE. See this thread on the m-l for additionnal info. dmesg & CPU info.
809/K100V-S32We received confirmation that it is well supported (success reported with 2.4.19-pa24), using PDC_CONSOLE.
OthersXIt should be working but no feedback from a successful try, yet. So, mail us if it is the case!
L800/L3000X64Should work. Please send feedback!
800/L2000-44V-S64Tested by PA/Linux team.
800/L1000-44V-S64Tested here! We have tested this box SMP (2way) with 2.4.19-pa16, it works fine. boot log
800/L1000-36V-S64Tested here!
N800/N4000-55V-S64According to Gururaj Ananthateerta it works in 64bit Non-SMP. Update!The box works SMP too, see this log
OthersXIt might be working but no feedback from a successful try, yet. So, mail us if it is the case!
RAllXR are basically D with different case. Therefore, as for D class, serial access port is supported now (2.4.19-pa17). We would really appreciate feedback for these boxes, as they should work.
T,V,
Superdome
AllXIt is not yet supported even if it seems that Bjorn Helgaas is working on it. Sorry :-(
Once again, if you can help by any means, you are welcome!
712AllV32Tested here! Every models work but check our firmware here.
705AllV-S32Eerin Mikael Rosenstrom sent us this mail where he explains he successfully installed 0.9.3 with kernel 2.4.17-32.
71564,80,100V32Tested here! Be careful with these models especially if you use a HIL keyboard or a PS2 keyboard + an adapter module.
33,50,75V32Tested here! It is operationnal.
33S aka StriderV-S32Jean-Yves Guillevic made it boot. We are working on it, especially on HIL driver!
725725/100V32Matthew Wilcox told us his box works Just Fine
725/50V32Tested here! We have this box and it seems to work with the latest version.
725/75V32Tested here! We have this box runnning diskless, but it seems to kill our hard-drives... It looks like our SCSI is pretty broken. It should work fine, please give feedback!
735735/BV32Jan Heumman told us that it was running. See this mail Tobias Klausmann sent us about SCSI on 735/725!
735/99V32Kevin Carson successfully installed the 0.9.x ISOs.
745i745i/50V-S32Paul Weissmann reported successful 2.4.20-pa32 kernel boot via lan. See this log for details.
755755/99V32Ryan Bradetich successfully installed PA/Linux.
742742V32Tested here! Successfully booted on SCSI and LAN (rboot)
743743/100V32Richard Hirst successfully installed PA/Linux.
71050V32Once again, Jan Heumann told us that he succeded to install 0.9.3 on this box!
Like for 710, try not to use tasksel step to install your packages.
Markus Grabert pointed us at this mail about successful X setup on this box!
72050V32Tested here! We successfully installed 0.9.3 from CD till our HD seems to have failed. We will try again as soon as we will install another HD.
73066V32Thanks again Markus Grabert for having sent us this useful mail that confirms that this box should work correctly!
75066V-S32Jan Heumann told us that he succeded to install 0.9.3 on this box!
Try not to use tasksel step to install your packages.

This list tends to clarify the list of models supported by PA/Linux. If you have any comment, error to report or idea about this page, please mail us




 
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