I have the 1000HE and it works pretty well. The only trouble is the wireless. Mine has an AR928x card, and the 2.6.30 and 2.6.31 kernels seem to have a bit of trouble with it, frequently dropping connections.
However, sometimes, the Asus EEE's have realtek cards. I don't know about them.
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