Laptops and Linux (was: Re: tecra bootdisk)
On Aug 03 2000, Pollywog wrote:
> I had to use a Tecra disk on my ThinkPad. Then I installed a new
> kernel (made with 'make-kpkg'). I am able to use 'mkboot' but I
> don't know if that has anything to do with the fact that I made a
> custom kernel.
Just as a completely unrelated question, are you satisfied
with your Think Pad? Does it work well with Linux? I mean, did
you have to use any binary-only module (with the possible
exception of PCMCIA) or does a stock kernel work fine with
I'm in the market for a new computer and I'm still deciding if
I'll go with a desktop or with a laptop... I'm looking for
something that uses only free-software, without third-party
drivers and that has reasonable performance.
Other opinions/experiences are welcome.
Rogerio Brito - email@example.com - http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito/
Nectar homepage: http://www.linux.ime.usp.br/~rbrito/nectar/