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Re: Sony Vaio S4HP

Dne st 29. června 2005 0:37 Benedek Frank napsal(a):
> On Tue, 28 Jun 2005 18:43:30 +0200
> Miroslav Maiksnar <ml@mixi.cz> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am considering purchase of Vaio S4HP notebook, but I am not sure
> > with its  linux support. I googled out it should be generally usable
> > with linux, but  not a word about ACPI (suspend to RAM and/or HDD),
> > battery life and docking  station support. Have you any practical
> > expirience with any of S4 (and maybe  S3 also) Vaios? It will be much
> > helpful before I spend some 1600 EUR for this  one :o)
> Hi Mixi,
> There are a lot of information about Sony laptops and Linux  on the
> following two pages. Actually your chosen laptop is not there, but I am
> sure there are notebooks, that share a similar hardware setup, at least
> similarities.
> http://www.linux-on-laptops.com/sony.html
> http://tuxmobil.org/sony.html

I have checked these already and none of S3 series mentioned ACPI. I am not 
sure how much others are compatible, but I'll check them.

> My Sony is also listed on both, a PCG-C1VRX/K, which might be not very
> similar, but worth checking, just for giggles. I think you may find
> information, that might help you to go further. You need to make sure
> the Wireless Card is supported, and that may be in any other Sonys as
> well, as far as ACPI goes, that is different with any machines. I had
> many laptops, but sooner or later I could make them Suspend to Ram and
> Disk all of them.

I hope I'll have similiar expirience after this one ;o)

Anyway thanks for info.


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