[TAG] udev hosed
Benjamin A. Okopnik
ben at linuxgazette.net
Mon Nov 14 05:28:43 MSK 2005
On Sun, Nov 13, 2005 at 08:23:40PM -0500, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 08:51:55AM -0700, Benjamin A. Okopnik wrote:
> > Heh. Well, Jim and Heather saw my "laptop from hell" shortly after I
> > sailed back to the States; it had the distinction of being dropped on
> > more docks in the Caribbean than any other laptop, had had soda poured
> > into it, had every piece of the plastic cover cracked or broken (you
> > could actually twist it and watch a 4" gap open under the keyboard)...
> > AND everything still worked perfectly. I only got rid of it because,
> > well, people with laptops that look like that don't get paid
> > professional rates. :)
> Panasonic Toughbook. CF-27, probably. eBay.
Yeah? I take it this is experience talking, Jay? How well do these
things do Linux?
I'm not in the market for one right now, but in a couple of years at
most, I'm sure to be. If you score this thing high across the board
(say, wanna write a review? :), I'll happily mark it down for future
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