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: 09/05/2005 10:44:56
In message <20050905035406.3C12D6301B@mail.fehu.org>, Hubert Feyrer writes:
>In article <20050831193142.EDDE93C06FD@berkshire.machshav.com> 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 Thinkpad.com. But I
haven't used one; I like having the Ultrabay available for an optical
drive or for a second battery.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb