Subject: Re: Libretto 50?
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 05/09/1998 15:00:55
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (Ty Sarna) writes:
>I know there was discussion of Librettos before, but a quick search
>didn't turn up anything (is that new Alpha mail server w/ searching
>still in the works?), and I don't remember which models worked.
>The 50s are now quite inexpensive, and a friend is looking at getting
>one, but doesn't want to run Windows. He's intrerested ion NetBSD if
It works fine. You have to be careful though when you install to exclude
the disk blocks where the system writes its memory when it suspends.
>He'd also need a thinnet-capable (and preferably 10/100 twisted capable
>as well) ethernet card for it. Any recommendations, and any special
>considerations WRT the libretto?
I use the 3c562d which is only 10Base/T + modem, because the 50ct has
only one slot.
I just bought a ct 100, because
- 50ct screen is smaller and dual scan so it is not easy to work in
a bright environment.
- battery lasts a lot longer and it charges when the computer is on
- 100ct has cardbus.
- 50ct == 75MHz, 100ct == 166MHz.
- larger disk
- more memory
- better graphics card
- 2 pcmcia adapters
It is pretty fast for NetBSD though. It is 95 that drags the machine to