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On 5/16/07, Devon Miller <devon.c.miller@...> wrote:
> I am in the process of shopping for a new linux laptop.
> I'm currently running on an HP Pavilion ze1000 with an upgraded disk.
> It mostly works, but the VIA graphics chips means no compositing, no
> beryl, and anything OpenGL is slow.
> I'm looking to upgrade and while I'm aware of the vendors specializing
> in Linux laptops. I also keep seeing some comparably equipped machines
> at the local office super store for sub $1000 prices.
> Does anyone know of a bootable CD intended for testing laptop (or
> desktop) functionality?
> I'm hoping someone out there has built something on top of Knoppix or
> Gentoo's LiveCD that will examine the hardware and report what's good
> and what's bad.
> Anyone familiar with such a disc?
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