[ILUG] Laptop Recommendation?
jm at jmason.org
Tue Apr 20 18:04:50 IST 2004
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Justin MacCarthy writes:
> Hi all,
> Seems like all laptops are hit and miss!!
> VAIO. Bookend -> best notebook that ever was
> DELL. It ROCKS -> Nightmare,with a crap keyboard
> MAC. Looks great -> Nightmare for Linux/Java dev.
OK, try an IBM Thinkpad -- IBM really make good laptops. Faster overall
at 1600 Mhz than my 2400+ Athlon XP desktop, too -- and a whole lot
quieter; and everything works in Linux.
(well, everything except for Linux-compatible APM hibernation co-existing
with Windows XP. That was painful -- eventually I installed DOS instead
so that I could set up suspend without XP screwing about with the install
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