Re: which laptop with these features?
Sebastian Kuzminsky, 2002-Sep-18 09:55 -0700:
> Hi folks, i'm looking for a new laptop. Can anyone recommend a good
> one with these features:
> 14" or bigger screen, with better than 1024x768 resolution
> CD-RW/DVD drive (fixed or removable is ok)
> accepts a 12.5mm hard disk
> accepts two batteries
> video supported natively by XFree86 4.1 or 4.2 (not nVidia)
> audio supported by OSS in the 2.4 kernel
> price under $2,500
> I was pretty excited about the Dell Inspiron 4150 until i learned that
> it only accepts 9.5mm hard disks. Then i was excited about the Inspiron
> 8200 until i learned that the ATI video card is only available if you
> configure it with a 2 GHz P4, 512 MB RAM, and a 40 GB disk.
> I've heard good things about the IBM Thinkpads but havent dont the
> research yet...
> Any info would be appreciated.
I'm not familiar with the 12.5mm vs. 9.5mm HDD. What does this
Jeff Coppock Systems Engineer
Diggin' Debian Admin and User