Subject: RE: Anyone ever used a Compaq EVO laptop?
To: None <regional-nyc@NetBSD.org>
From: Lindgren, Jon <Jon.Lindgren@gs.com>
Date: 06/03/2003 06:52:29
> If I could play daemon's advocate for just a minute, what
> made you willing to spend that much money for (what I take to
> be) the myriad little hassles of running NetBSD on it?
I enjoy NetBSD.
> I'm seriously tempted to buy a Powerbook. For similar money,
> I get a complete working machine, and pkgsrc. I don't have
> to putz to get DVDs and MP3s to work. No networking and
> power management challenges, no XFree86 hijinks, no chat
> script for pppd.
The project I need this for is a .NET project, so it has to run XP/Visual
> 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.