after some messing around i have most if not all of the hardware on my laptop working. i am using the usb iso.

its a lenovo 3000 N100 with built in (mini pci express?) ipw3945 wireless and built in broadcom bluetooth.

onboard audio 82801G works from boot
intel 945GM onboard graffix works from boot
touchpad works from boot but is unstable if run from cd.iso or hdd install
realtek 10/100 ethernet works fine from boot
IPW3945 - sometimes works sometimes doesnt but for the most part it does.
i have most success when i do the following from clean boot:
modprobe -r iwl3945
modprobe ipwraw
giving rtap0 for listening and wifi0 for injection.
(see this thread for more information hxxp://

bluetooth is fine from boot once you start it with hciconfig

i have managed to get my Targus AMB0301EU bluetooth laser mouse to work with the following commands:

hciconfig hci0 up
place mouse in discoverable mode
hidd --search

i also use a Netgear USB wireless dongle that is detected as realtek 8225 front end and works a treat for injection while i capture with the ipw3945. i cant remember what the netgear is because i modified it a year ago and killed the stickers.

the laptop also has Ricoh R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro built in
i activated it in BT3 beta by issuing the following:

modprobe mmc_block