[Nottingham] Linux laptop

Martin Garton martin at stupids.org
Wed Nov 21 15:24:12 GMT 2007

On Wed, 2007-11-21 at 14:52 +0000, Peter Chang wrote:
> I have a Thinkpad X60s running F7 (and ran FC6). It's very light (1.3kg) 
> and runs well over two hours on the standard battery. It's a Core Duo cpu 
> with Intel integrated graphics and Centrino wireless chipset. Everything 
> works apart the untested modem and there's issues with the newer iwlwifi 
> driver, NetworkManager and wpa-supplicant which I haven't need to sort out 
> as I can connect over wired ethernet. The latest model X61 has a Core 2 
> Duo cpu (for 64bits).
> They are quite pricey but I got mine in the Far East. Check out 
> thinkwiki.org for more hardware details.

Excellent, thanks for that info.  That sounds something like what I am
looking for.  I'll think read up more on the X61.

How much cheaper are things in the Far East?  Perhaps I could wait until
my visit to Hong Kong next year.


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