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|Name||Asus F7L - 7S090|
|Processor||Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2390|
|Screen||17“ @ 1440×900|
|Optical Drive||TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-L632H|
|Graphics||Intel GMA 3100|
|Network||10/100/1000 Ethernet, Atheros Wireless, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR|
|Other||4 + 1 USB 2.0, 1x Firewire, VGA-out, TV-out, 1.3M Webcam, MMC + XD reader|
|Screen||Yes||Brightness control works|
|HDD||Yes||Be sure to include -B 255 command in your hdparm, otherwise your drive will be heading to death the fast track!|
|Graphics||Partialy||3D applications like Google Earth and Stellarium crash|
|Sound||Yes||Audio-out jack leaves speakers on while a jack is plugged in|
|Wireless||Yes||Works OK in Ubuntu|
|Card Reader||Yes||XD now has supporting drivers|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Webcam||Partial||Picture is upside down yet nice quality|
Problems with Shift-PgUp, Shift-PgDown as they are on numeric keypads but that can be fixed using custom keymaps. Everything was tested in 64bit Gentoo with kernel 2.6.27-r4 or newer.
Problems still persist when using Ubuntu 10
Everything works quite nicely, power management is great. Battery life is around 2.5-3h.