Subject: Re: Anyone ever used a Compaq EVO laptop?
To: None <regional-nyc@NetBSD.org>
From: Jan Schaumann <email@example.com>
Date: 06/02/2003 22:29:56
"James K. Lowden" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> If I were to own a laptop, I would want it to Just Work. I'd rather it
> ran NetBSD, but from here it looks like one long uphill struggle against
> entropy. I'd be very happy to be convinced otherwise.
I don't know about the T40, but when I got my T30, I unwrapped it,
popped in the install CD, booted, installed NetBSD and was up and
running in about 15-30 minutes. Another hour or so and I had all the
packages I most commonly use and a custom kernel. No hassle whatsoever.
And yes, the laptop never ever booted anything else but NetBSD. So
technically, Microsoft owes me about $120 or so. :)
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