On Tue, 10 Jan 2006, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting John Cassidy (Sean at JDCassidy.net):
>> > Have a T43P from ahem, Lenovo(IBM). Cannot complain, guarantee / warranty
> > sufficient, but I do not expect anything to go wrong from IBM. Online
> > update possibility if you are unfortunate enough to run windoze. Runs
> > Linux (Debian / Fedora) perfectly, with wireless.
>> Intel ICH6-M SATA chipset can be a challenge for some installers: It
> tempts some installers to use the libata "ahci" driver, which often
> doesn't quite work right -- instead of the generally-preferable-here
> ata_piix driver, written for the ICH5 family. E.g., RHEL3 flubbed this
> until Update 2.
>> The Broadcom tg3-compatible gigE chipset is a pitfall for some
> installers, too.
Interesting, havn't heard back from ppl on those yet, although perhaps
ubuntu handles them well. (It seems to be the distro of choice amongst
the linux using developers in here).
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