Re: any brand recomendation for a linux laptop ?

From: Ducrot Bruno (
Date: Thu Jan 16 2003 - 08:45:24 EST

On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 11:00:45AM +0100, Nicolas Turro wrote:
> Hi,
> I am software engineer at a french research institute, in charge of the linux
> support on about 600 computers. I am looking for laptops whith linux
> support/certification. I couln't find any recent laptop model on your
> certification page. Would you recomend me any brand of computer ?
> We curently buy Compaq Evos laptops, but enabling linux on those laptops
> is terrible :
> - power management seems to be ACPI only (which linux barely supports)
> - sound is hard or impossible to setup correctly.
> Any help/advice would be apreciated.

You might consider other archs as ppc for example, especially
if you really don't care about windows OS and you want more power
saving on battery.


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