Void Linux (musl) on the Huawei MateBook X Pro
I recently returned from a 3-week trip to Broome to escape the awful Melbourne weather. The first week I worked remotely and the latter two were holiday. A week before leaving I acquired a new laptop: a Huawei MateBook X Pro (2018). In the days before heading off I worked to set up the new machine into a state that would allow me to perform all my work duties. I wanted to take the new laptop as it is considerably lighter and smaller than the XPS 15 it's replacing.
To make things even more interesting instead of going for my tried and true Arch Linux setup I wanted to try out Void Linux. Specifically the musl libc variant. This post describes the trial by fire that the laptop and Void Linux received on this trip.Continue reading