Linux on the dimotion BasicBook B5I0 (Compal HL91)

The dimotion BasicBook B5I0 is available in Austria from DiTech. The hardware is based on the HL91 from ComPal. The other dimotion brand notebooks are very similar to this one, so they may be similar models from the same manufacturer.

General Hardware Specifications:

Hardware Components Status under Linux Notes
Pentium DualCore T3200, 2.0 GHz Works No special procedure required during installation.
15.4" TFT Display, 1280x800 pixels Works No special procedure required during installation.
Intel HD4500X (Cantiga) Works No special procedure required during installation.
External VGA + HDMI output not tested yet.
Intel HD Audo controller Works No special procedure required during installation.
Intel WLAN controller Works No special procedure required during installation.
Realtek RTL8101E ethernet card Works No special procedure required during installation.
Optiarc DL-DVD Writer Works No special procedure required during installation.
Chicony CNF7163 Webcam, 1.3 MP Works No special procedure required during installation.
Connected to internal USB; supported by uvcvideo module.
Unknown 56k Modem Not tested yet
Unknown Cardreader Not tested yet
Unknown PC Card Controller Not tested yet

Linux installation

Installation and configuration of Fedora 10 worked out of the box.

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