[ltp] ThinkPads with Intel Centrino and Linux?
Sun, 23 Nov 2003 08:09:19 -0500
Tim Prince wrote:
> On Saturday 22 November 2003 10:26, Crawford Rainwater wrote:
>>I am debating on getting a new ThinkPad with a Intel Centrino in it
>>(like one of the R series). Any personal input, pros/cons, etc. from
>>the folks out there?
> I'm satisfied with SuSE 9.0 dual boot on the T40. SuSE supports more devices
> out of the box than XP, with the evident exception of the wireless, which I
> don't have much use for. I had no luck with the suggested 3D video driver
> installation procedure, but adjusting the monitor selection brought 2D video
> to full function. Haven't tested dial-up yet, no one I want to dial to
> accepts linux connections.
While not using Centrino, the SuSE 9 eval CD was able to recognize the
Prism wireless in my R30 ThinkPad. I had it up & running with 128 bit
WEP in a couple of minutes.