[sclug] Asus minibook. was Re: Fujitsu

Alex Butcher lug at assursys.co.uk
Wed Dec 26 11:17:10 UTC 2007

On Wed, 26 Dec 2007, r.s.redknap at reading.ac.uk wrote:

> Seasons Greetings,
> The toy shop was sold out, as was PCWorld. On a whim I tried TotCtRd in Ldn 
> and picked up MicroAnv's last one, a nice black model as luck had it ('cos 
> the white display model in the toy shop looked like Christmas Cracker 
> plastic). This black one oozes quality. I really like the screen too. And 25 
> secs to boot up, 5 secs to close down is a dream. It's already replaced my 
> Win98SE Compaq Deskpro 4000 (almost).
> Seems to be debian inside, but I know little more.

Xandros, not Debian.

> There's a modem port blocked off, so it must have proper serial hardware
> inside somewhere I guess (setserial is a listed command).

Not necessarily; it might have been planned to use a winmodem.

> Bob.

Best Regards,
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