[Ilugc] Slightly OT: Acer launches <Rs.30k Linux notebook
linux at frodo.hserus.net
Tue Mar 1 01:12:07 IST 2005
On Mon, Feb 28, 2005 at 10:04:44AM +0530, Sridhar Ratna wrote:
>.. The Linux that is pre-loaded is a free viersion and would have
>limited functionality until another operating system (Windows?) is
the acer travelmate i bought some weeks back (and on which i' typing this)
had a rh 7.3 install on a 4 gb partition.
The rest of it was unpartitioned - the dealer basically said "this is so
that you can format it, get rid of linux and install any random copy of XP
you have handy"
WiLan - you have drivers for centrino for example (ipw2200.sf.net), also
for atheros, broadcom and other common laptop wifi chipsets, on linux
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