Tag: laptop

  1. Doesn't anyone sell flippin' bookcases anymore?!

    29 January 2007

    It's been an interesting weekend, to be sure.. Lyssa and I have been in the market for a couple of things lately, namely a bookcase or media shelf of some kind that we can migrate our DVD collection to, and ring binders that we can move our CD collections into while we rip and encode everything. So, to that end, we spent Saturday driving around searching for stuff along those lines. In two days, we didn't find any bookcases anywhere we looked (well, that's not entirely true, I did find one bookcase, a floor model at OfficeMax, but the construction …

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  2. Linux on the Dell Inspiron 700m.

    17 January 2007

    Distributions successfully used: * Slackware Linux v10.0 * Gentoo Linux 2006.1

    Hardware assay: * CPU: Intel Pentium-III M, 1.6 GHz, clocked at 3193.03 bogoMIPS * Memory: 512MB * Chipset: Intel ICH4 * Video: Intel 855GM. Hardware graphics acceleration works. * USB chipsets: UHCI, EHCI, OHCI. Use all in-kernel drivers. * Audio: Intel i810. Use in-kernel ALSA drivers. * Modem: Intel AC'97 Winmodem. Use SLmodem ebuild. * Wireless networking: Intel IPW2200. Use IPW2200 and IEEE 802.11 ebuilds. * PCMCIA/Cardbus: Texas Instruments PCI7420 Use in-kernel Yenta driver. * Firewire/IEEE 1394: Texas Instruments PCI7x20 * Mass storage controller: Texas Instruments PCI7420/7620 CardBus/OHCI * Ethernet: Broadcom BCM4401/B0 * Touchpad …

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