Linux compatability of Acer Aspireone AO751H netbook?

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at
Thu Jul 9 18:49:20 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 08:38:18PM -0400, Walter Dnes wrote:
>   The 7/9/10 inch ASUS EEE models have seemed too small for me.  The
> 11.6" Acer Aspireone AO751H series with 1366x768 screen looks like the
> best compromise for my needs.  My question is whether anyone here has
> successfully installed linux (specifically Gentoo) on it after wiping
> Windows.  I'm looking at the following model...

It uses the same intel graphics chip from hell that will not work nicely
with linux.  Some of the 10" Dell's use the same one.

The chip is the SCH Poulsbo, and while it may get good linux support
some day, that day sure hasn't happened yet.

Len Sorensen
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