[ltp] ThinkPads with Intel Centrino and Linux?

Tony Willoughby linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 24 Nov 2003 13:59:24 -0500

On Sat, 2003-11-22 at 13:26, 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?  For the distribution, most likely I will be going
> Debian if there is a question on that with VMware running a few other
> distros under it.
> I understand that the WiFi side of the Centrino is still TBD since Intel
> is being slow at releasing it to the Linux community, but aside from
> that, any other thoughts and $0.02?

I've been running Suse 9 on my R40 for about 3 weeks now.
I've not used the wireless stuff.  Everything I use on a day to day
basis works well.  I did disable acpi in favor of apm.  Suspend to RAM
works, I've not tried suspend to disk.

> TIA.
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