[ltp] New user with question
Dr. Aldo Medina
Sun, 07 Oct 2001 22:12:48 -0600
> On Sun, Oct 07, 2001 at 12:35:58PM +0200, Tino Keitel wrote:
> > On Sunday, 7. October 2001 06:24, Noesis wrote:
> > > Greetings,
> > > I'm new to the list. My handle is Noesis. I run
> > > various projects on the Internet (check my .signature for
> > > more information, if you care <g>) and enjoy using the
> > > operating system Linux (Red Hat and Slackware user).
> > > Somewhat soon I'm going to need to buy a laptop.
> > > However, I would not want to install the dreaded Windows
> > > on it, so I began looking at some Linux solutions.
> > > I know I could go for a lappy not meant for Linux, but I
> > > really don't want to mess with non-supported hardware.
> > My experience is that ThinkPads are very friendly to Linux, compared to other
> > brands (built in hardware, power management, all features available under
> > Linux etc.). A friend of mine uses an a22m with windows only, but the
> > hardware in this ThinkPad shouldn't be a problem. If you have the choice
> > between a 3com and an Intel network/modem card, you should choose the Intel
> > card, because AFAIR the modem on the 3com card has no Linux driver.
> Ah! Thanks for the warning. I will definetly take note of that.
> > Tino
I got a 3com Etherlink III LAN+Modem which worked at the first try
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