could this be the long-awaited linuxbios laptop? I think most of those
chips work ...
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Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 11:12:55 +0000
From: Derek Fawcus <dfawcus(a)cisco.com>
Subject: Re: [9fans] Off the shelves plan9-compatible desktop
On Fri, Feb 21, 2003 at 04:18:51PM +0900, okamoto(a)granite.cias.osakafu-u.ac.jp wrote:
> As I got tired of debugging, I travelled into internet, and found
> Lindows Mobile PC, which may be nice also to Plan 9.
> However, I cann't figure it out whether it has 3 button mouse pad.
> It looks like so...
> 12.1" 1024x768 TFT
> VIA C3 933 MHz Processor, <--- what's that?
An x86 compatible processor made by VIA. It has poor FPU performance but
reasonable integer performance. It's basically an i686 but with a semi
implemented CMOV instruction.
> VIA VT8606(Twister-T) + VT82C686B chipset,
> Savage 4 AGP (which Russ's favurite chip?),
> Realtek 10/100 LAN chip,
> 20GB ATA HDD
> Lindows3.0 OS <---- what's it?
A Linux derived OS
> 10.43x8.66x0.91" AND 2.9lbs (1.6kg)!
> any opinion?
well if I was in the market for a laptop, I might well buy one...
however, what I'd really like is a light enougth pad computer - all
that I've seen so far are too heavy.