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From: Walter Dnes <waltdnes@××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Any bought a laptop that "Just Works"?
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2011 06:43:23
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Any bought a laptop that "Just Works"? by Robin Atwood
1 On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 07:31:09PM +0100, Robin Atwood wrote
2 > I am in the market for a new laptop and would be interested if
3 > anyone else on the list had recently bought a laptop in which all
4 > the hardware worked out of the box with Linux. I am most concerned
5 > about WiFi/audio/webcam, the finer points of hibernation are of
6 > lesser concern. Currently I have a "Linux Certified" machine but I
7 > want to avoid shipping costs to the UK.
9 That would require the install CD to be psychic. I got an Acer Aspire
10 working under Gentoo after "an excellent adventure". See thread...
11 I think that
12 with Gentoo the problem is knowing which drivers to use. The only
13 problem is to avoid machines with "Poulsbo" video chips at all costs.
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16 Walter Dnes <waltdnes@××××××××.org>


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Re: [gentoo-user] Any bought a laptop that "Just Works"? Fernando Antunes <fs.antunes@×××××.com>