Gentoo Archives: gentoo-laptop

From: Jon Schlueter <jon.schlueter@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] shopping for a laptop - tools to bring
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 12:51:39
In Reply to: [gentoo-laptop] shopping for a laptop - tools to bring by Devon Miller
if you are looking for a linux laptop you might at least look at


On 5/16/07, Devon Miller <devon.c.miller@×××××.com> 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 > -- > gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list > >
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Re: [gentoo-laptop] shopping for a laptop - tools to bring Patrice Beaud <patrice.beaud@×××××××.ch>