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Re: Laptop Recommendations?

On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 09:34:25AM +0100, Johannes Wiedersich wrote:
> Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > 
> > how ironic is it that you have to keep around a notoriously unreliable
> > operating system to prove to the manufacturer that their hardware is
> > failing...
> I manage two Thinkpads: my own and my girl friends' (that was bought
> second hand). Both happen to have the 'factory installed OS', but
> IBM/Lenovo didn't require that for diagnosis.
> The used laptop's hard drive failed as soon as I tried to fill the disk
> with data from block 1 to last. I just phoned them once, and received
> the replacement within 24 hours.
> On the other box the multiburner failed with read/write errors and I got
> a replacement within 24 hours after reading the relevant parts of
> /var/log/syslog to the support line.

okay that's sweet. They'll get my $ when its time. Try that trick with
<average oem> and see what happens.


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