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Re: laptop



On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 09:01:30AM +0400, Rino Mardo wrote:
> 
> debian is the most laptop-friendly distro i've encountered.

I'd have to question that, even in my recent-Debian-convert fervour.
Slackware comes with a whole range of kernels - low power, apm etc.
When I installed Debian on my work laptop I had to compile a new kernel
with APM and then compile pcmcia from source to match.  Nothing taxing
but I wouldn't choose Debian to install on the old laptops I get hold of
for personal use - definitely not on the 4mb RAM/170mb disk/pcmcia
floppy machine I spooned Slackware into.

-- 
Bruce

Unix and C are the ultimate computer viruses.
		-- Richard P. Gabriel



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