"This story started out as a review of the latest SUSE Linux
release for 64-bit laptops. As I read other reviews, it became
clear many of the new features (like Beagle and Xen) had been
covered adequately. Since quite a few readers have asked for
instructions on how to get that mysterious 'Broadcom 802.11.b/g
chip' working and the DVD playing, I figured that these topics were
more applicable, especially for new Linux users.
"After all, the lack of a WiFi connection and a basic DVD video
player casts doubt on the rest of the release.
"By applying the quick fixes (well, pretty much) that I've
outlined, you can then concentrate on exploring and enjoying
trouble-free high-performance computing with the rest of SUSE Linux