[SATLUG] which laptop to buy?
kellertw at satx.rr.com
Mon Aug 5 17:59:01 CDT 2002
Get an Apple. OS 10.2 is everything you need.
On 8/5/02 2:51 PM, "matt hutchinson" <cosine at hostplus.net> wrote:
> ill be starting college in a few weeks and NEED a notebook. ive tried the
> compaq 722us (and returned it-- the whole thing crashed when i ran the
> openoffice setup) and now have a compaq 900us which i cant get rh7.3 on. the
> install program boots from the cdrom but then cant find the install disk in
> the same drive!
> "linux expert noprobe" and booting from a disk dont work and the folks at
> compaq and rh both seem to be stumped.
> also when i try to split the disk with pm7 i get the error about the size of
> the fat table not matching (which isnt a big deal because i wont be running
> windows at all: i just cant figure out how to use xp's cryptic ui.)
> if anyone has success stories with their own notebook any help would be
> immeasurably appreciated. since the models listed on
> www.linux-on-laptops.com are no longer being sold its hard to find a model in
> the series of models posted that the manufacturer hasnt completely redone (i
> learned this the hard way with the compaq 700: models 730 and above use an
> unsupported graphics card.)
> fortunately best buy will let me return this notebook for a different one
> without a penalty.
> thanks in advance--
> matt hutchinson
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