This is an entry for Phoronix LCH. Feel free to comment on the Linux compatibility for the HP zt3120EA in this thread.

HP zt3120EA

Description: Intel PentiumM 1.5GHz (Banias), 512Mb ram, dvd+r writer, wireless 802.11b Intel 2100b, lcd wxga 15.4" 1280x800.
Hardware Notes:

Wireless network
Works with kernel 2.6.12 o newer. Need firmware available at

With kernel 2.6.11 o above we need compile the kernel module. the sources are available at

CPU frequency scaling
works fine with powernowd.

SD Card reader
works with modules wbsd, mmc_core, mmc_block.
hal+udev 0.80 can mount automatically the card when inserted.

Touchpad and other peripherals
Touchpad works fine with synaptics module, and these lines in your /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Synaptics"
Driver "synaptics"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Protocol" "auto-dev"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
Option "SHMConfig" "true"

sound card was supported by alsa 1.0.2 or newer.

All the other peripherals works fine without any particular configuration.