See also the lenny notes.
This laptop installs out of the box with Debian Etch as a workstation using the netinst CD.
Note This laptop installs also out of the box with DebianEdu version 3.0r0
The wireless netword card (Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG PCI id 8086:4224) need a binary firmware blob that can't be distributed with Debian/main, and one thus need to download it from Intel or some other source. It uses the ipw2200 kernel module when the firmware is in place.