I've installed Fedora on one of the Inspirion 1420 n Ubuntu laptops (I'm dual booting Ubuntu 7.10 which detected my hardware much better out of the box, but which doesn't have as much AWESOME as Fedora 8....)
Display (but fuzzy!)
Touchpad (but as a generic mouse.)
Install from DVD (64-bit)
Display is fuzzy.
Touchpad doesn't scroll or do other touchpady things.
No control of brightness from inside the OS (though, the brightness controls work).
The Ugly (fixes/work-arounds):
This one's pretty easy:
Open xorg.conf as root:
Change the following:
And of course save your changes.
More to come as I figure them out.