Subject: Re: portable box ideas?
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/16/2007 00:04:59
On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 10:53:00PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> How old a Thinkpad?  That doesn't sound right -- I've upgraded the disk
> on many a Thinkpad, without any trouble as long as I wasn't trying to
> copy the Windows partition...  

or keep the hibernation partition.  I was able to boot and run NetBSD on
my old thinkpad [1] after installing a 20GB drive, and while apm worked,
it isn't terribly useful on a laptop without being able to hibernate to

at least it has PC-card expansion, so I can add USB storage.

[1] I forget the model, it is 90MHz pentium.  with 96MB RAM it's still
    quite usable, if a bit poky.

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