Subject: Re: bet laptop for =?ISO-8859-15?Q?NetBSD=3F=A0=5Bwas=3A?= Re: NetBSD on PowerBook G4]
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 08/31/2005 15:31:42
In message <20050831192248.28B2E6301E@mail.fehu.org>, Hubert Feyrer writes:
>In article <20050825225857.GA21692@Regency.Atom.net> 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, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb