[sclug] Post: See you later Linux

mskadu@gmail.com mskadu
Fri Sep 26 21:52:14 UTC 2008

Hmm, that's what I keep getting told. Strangely, I have been perfectly happy
with the way Windows XP works on it. In instances that I did get Linux
installed on it, it performed way worse than Windows. Over the years I was
hoping that this would change. But no luck!
- mayuresh

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 10:47 PM, Dickon Hood <sclug at splurge.fluff.org>wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 22:34:51 +0100, mskadu at gmail.com wrote:
> : I thought I'd share my recent blog post on Linux with the group.
> : http://mytechieself.blogspot.com/2008/09/see-you-later-linux.html
> You went wrong in expecting Sony to produce useable laptops.  The last one
> I had a look at wouldn't even take a standard Windows XP install, but had
> to be installed from Sony's bodged rescue disc, which contained all the
> drivers in the right order so the thing would boot and a shedload of
> preinstalled crap you couldn't avoid installing.  I'm not surprised Linux
> didn't like it.
> --
> Dickon Hood
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