HP EliteBook 2560p

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The HP 2560p is a subnotebook with an Intel i5 or Intel i7 processor inside. Due to similarity, see also HP EliteBook 2570p.

Device Working
Intel graphics Yes
Displayport Yes
Network Yes
Wireless Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Audio Yes
Touchpad Yes
Webcam Yes
Fingerprint reader No
Pointstick Yes
eSATA Port Not tested
Backlight Yes
Function keys Yes
Cardreader Yes

Hardware Support


Without xf86-input-synaptics (see Touchpad Synaptics) the touchpad doesn't work, but the pointstick with the buttons are ready to use.

Fingerprint Reader

# Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS471 Fingerprint Reader

The model of fingerprint sensor in this laptop does not have available Linux drivers, open source or otherwise. Therefore the fingerprint sensor will NOT work with Arch Linux.


If the cardreader does not detect the inserted card, try running the following command as root:

# echo 1 | tee /sys/bus/pci/rescan