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 +<vote HP-Pavilion-dm1-1000-series-Rating check=ip>​
 +How do you rate this laptop with Linux?
 +* Excellent
 +* Good
 +* Fair
 +* Poor
 +* Unusable
 +</​vote>​
 ====== HP Pavilion dm1-1000 series ====== ====== HP Pavilion dm1-1000 series ======
 ===== Author(s) ===== ===== Author(s) =====
 J.A. Watson (j.a.watson@linux.com) J.A. Watson (j.a.watson@linux.com)
 ===== Introduction ===== ===== Introduction =====
-This is a VERY nice system, with the best combination of small screen and good resolution that I have found yet.  It runs the 64-bit version of all the distributions I have tried so far.+This is the HP dm1-10 family of sub-notebooks,​ including all of the dm1-10//​xx//​**yy** models. ​ The unit I used for these tests is a dm1-1020ez.  ​This is a VERY nice system, with the best combination of small screen and good resolution that I have found yet.  It runs the 64-bit version of all the distributions I have tried so far.
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 | Ethernet|Yes| | | Ethernet|Yes| |
 | Wireless|Yes| | | Wireless|Yes| |
-| Bluetooth|Yes| |+| Bluetooth|No| |
 | 56K Modem|Not Tested|| | 56K Modem|Not Tested||
 | USB|Yes| | | USB|Yes| |
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 The only distribution that I have tried so far which boots, installs, and everything works out of the box is Mandriva One 2010.0. ​ It is dead easy, and very, very nice. The only distribution that I have tried so far which boots, installs, and everything works out of the box is Mandriva One 2010.0. ​ It is dead easy, and very, very nice.
  
-Ubuntu 9.10 boots and installs ok, but there is no driver for the Broadcom ​4215 WiFi in the base distribution. ​ After completing installation,​ you have to have a wired internet connection, then go through System/​Administration/​Hardware Drivers, and it will offer a choice of the //STA// or //b43// driver. ​ I have only been able to get the //STA// driver to work; the //b43// driver installs without problem, but never sees any wireless networks. ​ The //STA// driver seems to work just fine, but remember, you HAVE to have a wired connection to get it downloaded and installed.+Ubuntu 9.10 boots and installs ok, but there is no driver for the Broadcom ​4315 WiFi in the base distribution. ​ After completing installation,​ you have to have a wired internet connection, then go through System/​Administration/​Hardware Drivers, and it will offer a choice of the //STA// or //b43// driver. ​ I have only been able to get the //STA// driver to work; the //b43// driver installs without problem, but never sees any wireless networks. ​ The //STA// driver seems to work just fine, but remember, you HAVE to have a wired connection to get it downloaded and installed.
  
 openSuSE installs ok, once you get the CD to boot, but the only driver for the Broadcom WiFi is the //b43// driver, and once again I can't get it to work.  It should be possible to get the //STA// driver (also known as //wl//) from the openSuSE software build service, but I haven'​t taken the time to try that yet. openSuSE installs ok, once you get the CD to boot, but the only driver for the Broadcom WiFi is the //b43// driver, and once again I can't get it to work.  It should be possible to get the //STA// driver (also known as //wl//) from the openSuSE software build service, but I haven'​t taken the time to try that yet.
  
 I can't get the Fedora 12 LiveCD to boot, it hangs near the end of the boot process. I can't get the Fedora 12 LiveCD to boot, it hangs near the end of the boot process.
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 +The integrated Bluetooth adapter doesn'​t work with any Linux distribution I have tried so far.  Of course, a USB Bluetooth dongle works just fine.
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