And, if you can live with 1024x480, you can have a C1XD, which extremely
portable, as a PII 400, 12GB HDD, and 64MB of RAM.
It has a camera as well, but that doesn't work under linux yet, but a driver
is being worked on.
For more details: www.sonystyle.co.uk
and the bible reference for laptops
From: ilug-admin at linux.ie [mailto:ilug-admin at linux.ie]On Behalf Of John
Sent: 11 April 2000 09:59
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG] New notebook
On Tue, Apr 11, 2000 at 09:39:04AM +0100, Glen Gray mentioned:
> > Sony Vaio - various incarnations, all benefit from magnesium
> > casing (==super light), li-on batteries, screen quality to die
> > for. Beware though, 'accessories' for this puppy are expensive,
> > with a capital $ :)
> You mean these little beauties work with Linux ???
Very, very well. I installed Linux on one of the first of them, for a
lecturer in DCU about 18 months ago, and bar the fact that he'd a flaky
network card, the install was fine. Highly recommended.
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