Subject: Re: bet laptop for =?ISO-8859-15?Q?NetBSD=3F=A0=5Bwas=3A?= Re: NetBSD on PowerBook G4]
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/31/2005 15:31:42
In message <>, Hubert Feyrer writes:
>In article <> you wrote:
>> Beside of that, what laptop is the best for NetBSD ? Is there
>> anything fully compliant with NetBSD ? (any Arch)
>I'm happy with my Toshiba Portege 3440ct.
>It's very small (12"), and light. No CDROM, but also no ethernet and 
>wavelan. Two pcmcia slots do that. Audio, suspend+resume(!), X (1024x768) 
>work fine. Max RAM is 192MH, the CPU's at 500MHz. External VGA works 
>(important for me). 
>I'm actually looking for a faster replacement of tha machine too, but 
>besides the 12" PowerBooks and iBooks I have only seen the Dell Latitude 
>X300, but I don't know how well NetBSD works on either of them. Anyone got 
>one and can share some ideas?
>Esp. suspend/resume is a very nice feature to have, and I need external 
>VGA to work.

I'm very happy with a Thinkpad T42.  I have the model with a built-in 
GigE and 802.11 a/b/g card; all work well.  (Of course, the winmodem is 
useless....)  Suspend/resume work well also.

		--Steven M. Bellovin,