[talk] Thinkpad

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Sat Feb 14 16:41:52 EST 2015

Steven Kreuzer:
>> On Feb 11, 2015, at 10:46 AM, George Rosamond <george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:
>> Mark Saad:
>>> All
>>> On Woot today, the t420 for $279
>>> http://computers.woot.com/?ref=cnt_sb_cp_2
>> hey, it's one of those 16G of RAM laptops mentioned last night.  And it
>> comes in at a whopping 4.9 lbs.  I'd go X series and squint over
>> slipping a disk.
>> This is the closet model AFAIK in dmesgd, the T400.
>> http://www.nycbug.org/index.cgi?action=dmesgd&do=view&id=2588 <http://www.nycbug.org/index.cgi?action=dmesgd&do=view&id=2588>
> My T420 just arrived today and the longest part of the install process was the amount of time it took
> to write the memstick image to a usb thumb drive. All the hardware was detected and it even suspends
> and resumes without issue.
> It also looks like you can bump this laptop up to 16GB of RAM for about 130 bucks, which isn’t too bad
> I just submitted my dmesg.boot to dmesgd

Remarkable that a new laptop today, especially a T-series Thinkpad,
could have a mere 4G of RAM in it.

how is the iwn(4)?


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