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An almost 12“ laptop with a relative fast AMD Fusion chip. Also comes with 4GB RAM.
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For full specifications see the HP Pavilion dm1-4100 Series specifications page.
|Name||HP Pavilion dm1-4100 Series|
|Processor||AMD Dual-Core E-450 (1.7 GHz 1 MB L2 cache )|
|Screen||11.6” 1366×768 Widescreen|
|HDD||Up to 640GB|
|Graphics||AMD Radeon HD 6320|
|HDD||Not Tested||Switched for a Crucial M4 SSD|
|Graphics Chip||Yes||Make sure to load the firmware with the open source driver|
|VGA Out||Not Tested|
|Built-in Microphone||Not Tested|
|Microphone Jack||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|Webcam||Yes||Tested with Cheese|
I installed Debian Wheezy 7.0 beta1 (64bit) on it, which went perfectly fine. I did have some problems with not having the radeon firmware installed. After installing that, even KMS works okay.
Also, booting from USB didn't succeed here. I used an alternative method (placed the bootfiles on system disk, and the netinstall iso on usb).
Bluetooth doesn't work, which I saw noted with other HP laptops as well.
Wireless works with my G router. It has 50% connection, but tends to be rather slow here.
Touchpad works nicely here.
Keyboard works perfectly. All the hotkeys and Fn keys work as advertised.
I'm using the open source radeon driver with 3D enabled.
CPUfreqd works fine as well. Just as reading the battery status with ACPI.
Default action when the lid closes is to disable the screen. I haven't tried other ACPI options.