Subject: Re: Recommendation on laptops, notebooks or portables for NetBSD.
To: None <,>
From: Sean J. Schluntz <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/17/2002 09:29:10
>2.  ThinkPad A31p.  This is why I'm selling the Pavilion.  APM works (but you
>have to be on a text console or the display won't come back).  Video works,
>audio works.  Hardware "mute" button, which is occasionally useful.  CD
>burner/DVD drive, serial, USB, bluetooth, firewire, built-in wireless.  10/100
>ethernet works, modem doesn't.
>The ThinkPad is awesome.  I liked the HP, but the ThinkPad is better.  (It
>should be; it cost nearly twice as much!)

I second the vote for ThinkPads in general.  I've run NetBSD on both
A2x and T2x models and have loved it (though I perfer the T models since
they are lighter). They are also fairly rugged (one of my friends went
down at 75mph on a motorcycle and landed on his backpack, which contained
the a T20. When he got out of the hospital he brought the laptop in
and after plugging it in to an external monitor it ran just fine (screen
was a gonner though).).