I have a Lenovo 3000 N100 and I don't think it's supported by CoreBoot, which is the way I really hoped to go.

Code:
likemindead@likemindead-laptop:/$ sudo lshw
likemindead-laptop        
    description: Notebook
    product: 07686EU
    vendor: LENOVO
    version: 3000 N100
    serial: L3D9625
    width: 32 bits
    capabilities: smbios-2.4 dmi-2.4 smp-1.4 smp
    configuration: administrator_password=disabled boot=oem-specific chassis=notebook cpus=2 frontpanel_password=unknown keyboard_password=unknown power-on_password=disabled uuid=B3D43438-CC97-11DA-9F7E-000FB0C96821
  *-core
       description: Motherboard
       product: MPAD-MSAE Customer Reference Boards
       vendor: LENOVO
       physical id: 0
       version: Not Applicable
       serial: 41W1220Z1ZBUA64S3KH
     *-firmware
          description: BIOS
          vendor: LENOVO
          physical id: 0
          version: 61ET16WW (03/14/06)
          size: 100KiB
          capacity: 960KiB
          capabilities: isa pci pcmcia pnp apm upgrade shadowing escd cdboot acpi usb agp biosbootspecification
     *-cpu:0
          description: CPU
          product: Genuine Intel(R) CPU           T2300  @ 1.66GHz
          vendor: Intel Corp.
          physical id: 4
          bus info: cpu@0
          version: 6.14.8
          serial: 0000-06E8-0000-0000-0000-0000
          slot: U2E1
          size: 1GHz
          capacity: 2048MHz
          width: 32 bits
          capabilities: boot fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic mtrr pge mca cmov clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe nx constant_tsc arch_perfmon bts aperfmperf pni monitor vmx est tm2 xtpr pdcm cpufreq
          configuration: id=0
        *-cache:0
             description: L1 cache
             physical id: 5
             slot: L1 Cache
             size: 16KiB
             capacity: 16KiB
             capabilities: asynchronous internal write-back
        *-cache:1
             description: L2 cache
             physical id: 6
             slot: L2 Cache
             size: 2MiB
             capabilities: burst external write-back
        *-logicalcpu:0
             description: Logical CPU
             physical id: 0.1
             width: 32 bits
             capabilities: logical
        *-logicalcpu:1
             description: Logical CPU
             physical id: 0.2
             width: 32 bits
             capabilities: logical
     *-memory
          description: System Memory
          physical id: 11
          slot: System board or motherboard
          size: 2GiB
          capacity: 3GiB
        *-bank:0
             description: SODIMM DDR Synchronous
             physical id: 0
             slot: M1
             size: 1GiB
             width: 32 bits
        *-bank:1
             description: SODIMM DDR Synchronous
             physical id: 1
             slot: M2
             size: 1GiB
             width: 32 bits
     *-cpu:1
          physical id: 1
          bus info: cpu@1
          version: 6.14.8
          serial: 0000-06E8-0000-0000-0000-0000
          size: 1667MHz
          capacity: 1667MHz
          capabilities: vmx ht cpufreq
          configuration: id=0
        *-logicalcpu:0
             description: Logical CPU
             physical id: 0.1
             capabilities: logical
        *-logicalcpu:1
             description: Logical CPU
             physical id: 0.2
             capabilities: logical
     *-pci
          description: Host bridge
          product: Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub
          vendor: Intel Corporation
          physical id: 100
          bus info: pci@0000:00:00.0
          version: 03
          width: 32 bits
          clock: 33MHz
          configuration: driver=agpgart-intel
          resources: irq:0
        *-display:0
             description: VGA compatible controller
             product: Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 2
             bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: msi pm bus_master cap_list rom
             configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
             resources: irq:16 memory:b0080000-b00fffff ioport:1800(size=8) memory:c0000000-cfffffff(prefetchable) memory:b0040000-b007ffff
        *-display:1 UNCLAIMED
             description: Display controller
             product: Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 2.1
             bus info: pci@0000:00:02.1
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list
             configuration: latency=0
             resources: memory:b0100000-b017ffff
        *-multimedia
             description: Audio device
             product: N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1b
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1b.0
             version: 02
             width: 64 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
             configuration: driver=HDA Intel latency=0
             resources: irq:22 memory:b0000000-b0003fff
        *-pci:0
             description: PCI bridge
             product: N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 1
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1c
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1c.0
             version: 02
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: pci pciexpress msi pm bus_master cap_list
             configuration: driver=pcieport
             resources: irq:24 ioport:3000(size=4096) memory:84000000-841fffff memory:84200000-843fffff(prefetchable)
        *-pci:1
             description: PCI bridge
             product: N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 2
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1c.1
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1c.1
             version: 02
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: pci pciexpress msi pm bus_master cap_list
             configuration: driver=pcieport
             resources: irq:25 ioport:4000(size=4096) memory:b0200000-b02fffff memory:84400000-845fffff(prefetchable)
           *-network
                description: Wireless interface
                product: PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection
                vendor: Intel Corporation
                physical id: 0
                bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0
                logical name: wlan0
                version: 02
                serial: 00:13:02:4a:15:b1
                width: 32 bits
                clock: 33MHz
                capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless
                configuration: broadcast=yes driver=iwl3945 ip=192.168.1.101 latency=0 multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11abg
                resources: irq:26 memory:b0200000-b0200fff
        *-usb:0
             description: USB Controller
             product: N10/ICH7 Family USB UHCI Controller #1
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1d
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.0
             version: 02
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: bus_master
             configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0
             resources: irq:23 ioport:1820(size=32)
        *-usb:1
             description: USB Controller
             product: N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #2
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1d.1
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.1
             version: 02
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: bus_master
             configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0
             resources: irq:19 ioport:1840(size=32)
        *-usb:2
             description: USB Controller
             product: N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #3
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1d.2
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.2
             version: 02
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: bus_master
             configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0
             resources: irq:18 ioport:1860(size=32)
        *-usb:3
             description: USB Controller
             product: N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #4
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1d.3
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.3
             version: 02
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: bus_master
             configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0
             resources: irq:16 ioport:1880(size=32)
        *-usb:4
             description: USB Controller
             product: N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1d.7
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.7
             version: 02
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: pm debug bus_master cap_list
             configuration: driver=ehci_hcd latency=0
             resources: irq:23 memory:b0004000-b00043ff
        *-pci:2
             description: PCI bridge
             product: 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1e
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1e.0
             version: e2
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: pci bus_master cap_list
             resources: ioport:2000(size=4096) memory:b0300000-b03fffff memory:80000000-83ffffff(prefetchable)
           *-network
                description: Ethernet interface
                product: RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+
                vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
                physical id: 1
                bus info: pci@0000:05:01.0
                logical name: eth0
                version: 10
                serial: 00:0f:b0:c9:68:21
                size: 10MB/s
                capacity: 100MB/s
                width: 32 bits
                clock: 33MHz
                capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
                configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=8139too driverversion=0.9.28 duplex=half latency=64 link=no maxlatency=64 mingnt=32 multicast=yes port=MII speed=10MB/s
                resources: irq:21 ioport:2000(size=256) memory:b0300000-b03000ff
           *-pcmcia
                description: CardBus bridge
                product: CB1410 Cardbus Controller
                vendor: ENE Technology Inc
                physical id: 4
                bus info: pci@0000:05:04.0
                version: 01
                width: 32 bits
                clock: 33MHz
                capabilities: pcmcia bus_master cap_list
                configuration: driver=yenta_cardbus latency=176 maxlatency=5 mingnt=192
                resources: irq:16 memory:b0301000-b0301fff ioport:2400(size=256) ioport:2800(size=256) memory:80000000-83ffffff(prefetchable) memory:88000000-8bffffff
           *-firewire
                description: FireWire (IEEE 1394)
                product: R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller
                vendor: Ricoh Co Ltd
                physical id: 6
                bus info: pci@0000:05:06.0
                version: 00
                width: 32 bits
                clock: 33MHz
                capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list
                configuration: driver=ohci1394 latency=64 maxlatency=4 mingnt=2
                resources: irq:22 memory:b0300800-b0300fff
           *-generic:0
                description: SD Host controller
                product: R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter
                vendor: Ricoh Co Ltd
                physical id: 6.1
                bus info: pci@0000:05:06.1
                version: 19
                width: 32 bits
                clock: 33MHz
                capabilities: pm cap_list
                configuration: driver=sdhci-pci latency=0
                resources: irq:23 memory:b0300400-b03004ff
           *-generic:1
                description: System peripheral
                product: R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter
                vendor: Ricoh Co Ltd
                physical id: 6.2
                bus info: pci@0000:05:06.2
                version: 0a
                width: 32 bits
                clock: 33MHz
                capabilities: pm cap_list
                configuration: driver=ricoh-mmc latency=0
                resources: irq:7 memory:b0302000-b03020ff
           *-generic:2 UNCLAIMED
                description: System peripheral
                product: xD-Picture Card Controller
                vendor: Ricoh Co Ltd
                physical id: 6.3
                bus info: pci@0000:05:06.3
                version: 05
                width: 32 bits
                clock: 33MHz
                capabilities: pm cap_list
                configuration: latency=0
                resources: memory:b0302400-b03024ff
           *-generic:3 UNCLAIMED
                product: Illegal Vendor ID
                vendor: Illegal Vendor ID
                physical id: 6.4
                bus info: pci@0000:05:06.4
                version: ff
                width: 32 bits
                clock: 66MHz
                capabilities: bus_master vga_palette cap_list
                configuration: latency=255 maxlatency=255 mingnt=255
                resources: memory:b0302800-b03028ff
        *-isa
             description: ISA bridge
             product: 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1f
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.0
             version: 02
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: isa bus_master cap_list
             configuration: latency=0
        *-ide
             description: IDE interface
             product: 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA IDE Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1f.2
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.2
             logical name: scsi0
             logical name: scsi1
             version: 02
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 66MHz
             capabilities: ide pm bus_master cap_list emulated
             configuration: driver=ata_piix latency=0
             resources: irq:19 ioport:1f0(size=8) ioport:3f6 ioport:170(size=8) ioport:376 ioport:18b0(size=16)
           *-disk
                description: ATA Disk
                product: TOSHIBA MK8032GS
                vendor: Toshiba
                physical id: 0
                bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0
                logical name: /dev/sda
                version: AS11
                serial: 569D2007T
                size: 74GiB (80GB)
                capabilities: partitioned partitioned:dos
                configuration: ansiversion=5 signature=0008a314
              *-volume:0
                   description: EXT4 volume
                   vendor: Linux
                   physical id: 1
                   bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,1
                   logical name: /dev/sda1
                   logical name: /
                   version: 1.0
                   serial: 4642ad5b-0732-4cb7-b65c-fc3c58bda5a7
                   size: 73GiB
                   capacity: 73GiB
                   capabilities: primary bootable journaled extended_attributes large_files huge_files dir_nlink recover extents ext4 ext2 initialized
                   configuration: created=2010-04-23 09:46:16 filesystem=ext4 lastmountpoint=/��P�t��������n�u^ �U/���n�~!��������������t�����n��n�a modified=2010-05-17 08:56:01 mount.fstype=ext4 mount.options=rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro,barrier=1,data=ordered mounted=2010-05-18 11:49:56 state=mounted
              *-volume:1
                   description: Extended partition
                   physical id: 2
                   bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,2
                   logical name: /dev/sda2
                   size: 1427MiB
                   capacity: 1427MiB
                   capabilities: primary extended partitioned partitioned:extended
                 *-logicalvolume
                      description: Linux swap / Solaris partition
                      physical id: 5
                      logical name: /dev/sda5
                      capacity: 1427MiB
                      capabilities: nofs
           *-cdrom
                description: DVD-RAM writer
                product: DVDRAM GMA-4082N
                vendor: HL-DT-ST
                physical id: 1
                bus info: scsi@1:0.0.0
                logical name: /dev/cdrom
                logical name: /dev/cdrw
                logical name: /dev/dvd
                logical name: /dev/dvdrw
                logical name: /dev/scd0
                logical name: /dev/sr0
                version: HA01
                capabilities: removable audio cd-r cd-rw dvd dvd-r dvd-ram
                configuration: ansiversion=5 status=open
        *-serial UNCLAIMED
             description: SMBus
             product: N10/ICH 7 Family SMBus Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1f.3
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.3
             version: 02
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             configuration: latency=0
             resources: ioport:18c0(size=32)
  *-remoteaccess UNCLAIMED
       vendor: Intel
       physical id: 1
       capabilities: inbound
likemindead@likemindead-laptop:/$
Should I give this tutorial a shot?