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Resources => What are you running Peppermint on? => Topic started by: hoeky on July 22, 2020, 01:59:05 pm

Title: Old Samsung N210
Post by: hoeky on July 22, 2020, 01:59:05 pm
After much distro hopping I have now settled on Peppermint 10 Respin to bring my old netbook back to life - and it is actually usable!!
Admit it is hamstrung by the Intel Atom CPU, but now it is a PC again and not a paperweight.

System:    Host: xxxxxx Kernel: 5.4.0-42-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: N/A
           Distro: Peppermint Ten
Machine:   Device: laptop System: SAMSUNG product: N150/N210/N220 serial: N/A
           Mobo: SAMSUNG model: N150/N210/N220 serial: N/A
           BIOS: Phoenix v: 05JI.M039.20100109.JIP date: 01/09/2010
Battery    BAT1: charge: 30.1 Wh 65.0% condition: 46.3/66.7 Wh (69%)
CPU:       Single core Intel Atom N450 (-MT-) cache: 512 KB
           clock speeds: max: 1667 MHz 1: 1299 MHz 2: 1221 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Atom Processor D4xx/D5xx/N4xx/N5xx Integrated Graphics Controller
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.20.8 )
           drivers: intel (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1024x600@60.01hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Pineview M version: 1.4 Mesa 20.0.8
Audio:     Card Intel NM10/ICH7 Family High Def. Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k5.4.0-42-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8192E/RTL8192SE Wireless LAN Controller
           driver: rtl819xE
           IF: enp5s0 state: down mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Marvell 88E8040 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller driver: sky2
           IF: enp9s0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 250.1GB (3.7% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: SAMSUNG_HM250HI size: 250.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 229G used: 8.8G (5%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 54.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 171 Uptime: 45 min Memory: 621.2/1977.3MB
           Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.56
 
Title: Re: Old Samsung N210
Post by: hoeky on July 26, 2020, 11:26:49 am
So, swapped out the HDD for an SSD, applied a few tweaks from this forum and disabled unwanted services from booting. Now it really flies!! :) :) :)
Title: Re: Old Samsung N210
Post by: Slim.Fatz on July 26, 2020, 01:26:40 pm
Really cool, hoeky !!  8) Nice work!

Regards,

-- Slim