[ILUG] Laptop Recommendation?
chronos at csn.ul.ie
Mon Apr 19 18:12:59 IST 2004
Search the ILUG archive for a post I made about Radeon Mobility and DRI -
I have it running
On Mon, 19 Apr 2004, Liam Bedford wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 17:12, Justin wrote:
> > Would anyone recommend one of the these over the other?
> > Dell Inspiron 9100 (special offer)
> > http://www1.euro.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/inspn_9100?c=
> > ie&l=en&s=dhs
> > Sony VAIO PCG-K115S
> > http://www.peats.ie/cgi-bin/shop/db.cgi?view=1&id=7585&type=6&path=14x164x43
> > 3
> > It will be a dual boot Redhat 9 / windows2000, used for development work.
> > Seen a few posts about the ATI Mobility Radeon with Linux, but mostly very
> > high res. issues. Anyone know of any issues? Alternatives?
> You like big and heavy then? :)
> If the dell is like all the others I've used recently, the keyboard will
> suck, and it'll be creaky and plasticky.
> I have a mobility Radeon 9600 Pro Turbo Floozle XXL with go faster
> stripes. It works in linux if you have X > 4.3.0 (or do a chipID thing
> to make it think it's a 9500). That's 2D only though.. no 3D, and I
> don't know about TVout etc. I haven't tried the binary only drivers yet.
Ewan Oughton 
3rd Year B.Sc. Comp Sys
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