Gentoo Archives: gentoo-laptop

From: Ovidiu Bivolaru <ovidiu@×××××××××××××××.ro>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] shopping for a laptop - tools to bring
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 20:07:53
In Reply to: [gentoo-laptop] shopping for a laptop - tools to bring by Devon Miller
IBM/Lenovo ThinkPAD is great for Linux. I would recommend T-series
(T60/T60p or T4x (p))


Devon 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? > > dcm
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