Re: Laptop recomendation?
[Sorry for jumping in so late.]
On Sat, Jan 01, 2005 at 07:08:46AM +0100, Mateusz ?oskot said
> IBM Thinkpad X40
> + very small (maller than A4 paper sheet), only 1.3 Kg !!!
> + case made with metal covered by something like thin rubber, so no
> fingerprints are visible ;-)))
> + Thinkpad X40 easily boots from USB 2.0 drives
> + 3h battery life (it i possible to use double size battery)
Yeah, the 8-cell battery, while adding a reasonable amount of weight and
a bit of depth does give you ~6 hours of hacking.
> - price
> - no optical drive (because of its small size)
> - no FireWire
> - docking station is required for optical drive for about 230 Euro +
> 200Euro for DVD, or you can use USB optical drive as an alternative
> - suspend to ram does not work
Hrm, suspend-to-ram works perfectly for me (and many others).
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