Cinnamon 17.1 32-bit Live DVD boots from external USB drive, goes online.
|What doesn't work:|
Brightness is not adjustable. The keys work and the visual feedback "slider" moves between ~90% and full, but the brightness stays the same.
|What was done to make it work:|
Brightness is adjustable before OS boots, e.g. on syslinux boot menu.
atom n450 CPU, integrated graphics, n10/ich7 chipset.