Re: debian support and laptops
On Wed, 09 Dec 2009 20:49:39 +0100
godo <email@example.com> wrote:
> From my experience I will look only 2 things: ethernet/wifi card and
> graphic card.
> Graphic card only if you need 3D acceleration.
> Ethernet/wifi is something that must works in any condition so try to
> avoid any ethernet/wifi that doesn't have open source drivers. Broadcom
> is good example for avoiding (I know i have one and I will probably
> never again buy laptop with Broadcom).
> So basicli look for ethernet/wifi card that is natural supported in Linux.
A) Suspend, especially to do RAM, can be very problematic - I've never
gotten it to work on my Acer.
B) Internal modem - it's probably a winmodem
C) I don't know the state of webcam support
D) Ditto for flash card readers
foffl.sourceforge.net - Feeds OFFLine, an offline RSS/Atom aggregator
mailmin.sourceforge.net - remote access via secure (OpenPGP) email
ssuds.sourceforge.net - A Simple Sudoku Solver and Generator