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Re: sony vaio laptops

> On 25.11.00 (21:05), Jordan Evatt wrote:
> > Anyway, I obviously want to make sure the Vaios have good video graphics
> > capabilities and excellent linux support for all that is included with them.
> > The only personal drawbacks I have against the Vaio's (the superslim pro
> > model) is the fact that they don't have drive bays for dvd-rom/floppy drive,
> > and the fact that it only has a 12.1" screen. Mine has a 13.3" screen, good
> > grief. Does anyone have any good success stories installing/using linux
> > (debian specifically) on the Vaio's? Thanks. Oh, I'm on the list, so no need
> > to reply to me directly.

I've got a Vaio-f250 that works really well.  GNOME was slow on Potato but I
upgraded to Woody and it flyes.  The cd-rom and floppy drives are built in which,
for me, is a must.  I need to know that I can boot off of a rescue floppy without
worying about the drive being hot-swappable.

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