[nycbug-talk] OT: Laptop is dead - what am I going to do?

Marc Spitzer mspitzer at gmail.com
Sat Oct 25 22:31:43 EDT 2008

Well IBM is out of the laptop bussness, you might want to look at the
eeepc 1000, or some others in the same class Levio ideapads come to
mind, sub $500 notebooks for light duty.


On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 9:25 PM,  <matt at atopia.net> wrote:
> Many of you have responded off list with advice on how to fix my existing machine.  While I don't plan on throwing it out or giving up on it, I do really think it is time for a new laptop.  I have only 3 requirements - that it run freebsd, its light in weight but durable (I carry it everywhere), and it has incredibly long battery life.
> I don't use my laptop for anything that isn't business related. Most of the time I open up a few ssh sessions and a web browser and that's it.... So high power and high video card output, etc isn't so important.
> Any suggestions?  Is IBM still the way to go?
> Thanks!
> Thanks all!
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