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|Processor||AMD Phenom II Quad-Core P920 1.6 GHz|
|Optical Drive||DVD Super Multi|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250|
|Network||Ethernet: Atheros. Wifi: Realtek|
|Processor||Yes||Follow wiki.archlinux.org's “laptop” article for CPU power-saving support. Every core can scale down to 800MHz on demand (in fact, it's there right now). Using laptop-mode-tools & cpufreq stuff.|
|Screen||Yes||Did not try VGA out, for your information. I have it disabled to conserve power anyways, since I will probably never use it.|
|Graphics||Yes||Using ATI Radeon open-source drivers. Compositing is still hairy (too slow for me, a few artifacts when tooltips show up sometimes).|
|Sound||Partially||Out of the box, just installed ALSA. Outputs through speakers only. Headphone jack doesn't do anything (unmuted all outputs, even). Please let me know if you found a way to fix this.|
|Ethernet||Yes||Beware of your kernel version. In my case, my ArchLinux install CD (non-net install) didn't have a new enough kernel. Installed 2.6.35 and it's out-of-the-box.|
|Wireless||Partially, depends||Install `rtl8192se` driver. Works perfectly with NetworkManager & KDE 4.5 network plasmoid. Depending on your distro you may have luck, or you may tear out your hair. In Fedora's case, it was the latter. In ArchLinux's case is was the former, except the driver kinda sucks. See my follow-up comment. I recommend just saying 'screw it' and buy that USB wifi adaptor|
|USB||Yes||There is an eSATA, but I cannot test it as I don't have anything to plug into it.|
|Card Reader||Not Tested||Comments|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested||I don't know the difference between this and the card reader…either way, I didn't test it. Not sure if it has this and/or the above one…|
|Camera||Not Tested||Disabled it in my BIOS, no need to consumer more power for something I won't use.|
Update the BIOS right when you boot into Windows…version 1.50 from original has a lot of cool changes, from the quick glance I took. You'll have to be in Windows probably (that's the easiest).
I actually had the audio not work in both OSes until I would suspend and resume. Weird huh? Tech support was actually really good to me (although I didn't mention Linux. playing it safe ;)
Temperature sensors work and all sorts of things. Touchpad works fine, horz/vert scrolling with it works nicely too. Out of the box (although I installed the KDE touchpad kcm).
Also, I personally advise, if you happen to have a Windows 7 Premium x64 DVD lying around..to wipe the whole hard drive when you install it. There are about 4 partitions and the MS-DOS partition table is limited to that very much, for primaries. If you don't have one, you could just download it (non-cracked one of course) from a torrent and burn it → it isn't like it would be illegal, since you actually *own* the key anyways.