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: 09/05/2005 10:44:56
In message <>, Hubert Feyrer writes:
>In article <> you wrote:
>> 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.
>That sounds good. Do sound and the external monitor output work?

Yes, and yes, though the latter requires some care.  On a T21 I had, I 
could display on either the internal or external displays, but not both 
simultaneously.  On my T42, it only displays on both.  On my daughter's 
R50, a movie showed only on the laptop screen and not on the docking 

>Seeing that the display is 14", are there any comparable 12" machines?
The Thinkpad X series are 12", according to  But I 
haven't used one; I like having the Ultrabay available for an optical 
drive or for a second battery.

		--Steven M. Bellovin,