[Wolves] laptop suitable for SuSE Linux

Peter Cannon peter at cannon-linux.co.uk
Tue Oct 11 11:43:36 BST 2005

On Tuesday 11 October 2005 10:51, Tom Jemmett wrote:

> (I'm new to this lug so Hi, my name is Tom Jemmett, anyway...)

Hi Tom

And welcome

> I have an old IBM thinkpad, about 10 years old now (Pentium Pro
> processor, 150 mhz).   Recently I removed windows 95 and tried to
> stick Linux on it, but because of problems booting from cd, I had to
> use floppies and for some reason, no distro worked from floppies.
> However, I did get openBSD on it, so from there I could install say
> debian or gentoo if I really wanted.  I would say they are very good,
> as this has lasted a long time, even though the screen is falling off
> (the plastic case has cracked) and in the corners of the LCD screen
> has gone white.  Also the screen refuses to work on certain occasions.

Whats the make and model I might have a screen in my graveyard.

Peter Cannon
Fedora Core 4 & Suse 9.3

"There is every excuse for not knowing,
There is no excuse for not asking!"
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