Re: IBM thinkpad X60 on debian..
> What do you mean by "Debian's power management"?
I suppose I meant a kernel coming with stable version of Debian. If I
would have a choice I would prefer a stable version of Debian without
major tweaks. I'm teaching couple classes at local uni so I do not
want to break something during the presentation :-)) I guess it is
unlikely even with testing version but one never knows :-))
On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 7:00 AM, Jochen Schulz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Lubos Rendek:
>> Can anyone suggest a notebook which would be a perfect choice for
>> installing Debian in terms of hardware support and power management. I
>> do not need anything fancy what I'm more concerned about is that it
>> should have VGA out, long battery life and easy to carry.
> I am running sid on a Thinkpad X200 (12" with standard size keyboard,
> 1.5kg). The medium sized six-cell battery lasts about 4-5.5 hours, but
> there are nine-cell batteries as well.
>> At the moment I'm thinking about IBM thinkpad X60 as a right choice
>> but I'm not sure about the Debian's power management for this type of
> What do you mean by "Debian's power management"? Debian doesn't do
> anything special. The most important part is to use a current kernel.
> 2.6.33 brought a noticeable drop in power usage on my system. But you
> might have trouble running such a recent kernel on a lenny system.
> I think the environment will be okay.
> [Agree] [Disagree]
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