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Re: Looking for a good DFly/BSD laptop choice

From: justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2005 12:15:52 -0500 (EST)

> IBM Thinkpads have traditionally been top notch notebooks. By most
> standards, they are ugly, but rather durable, work horses if you want.
> Cheap they aren't, but usually you can get 25% off list price by just
> asking at IBM (some creativity in asking doesn't hurt, either),
> many schools even get discounts well into the 40% range
> at which point the premium over Acer's etc aren't too bad anymore. I
> know that Linux runs flawlessly on them (incl. WLAN, sound etc), but I
> dunno about FreeBSD specifically.

I've always liked Thinkpads.  They do cost extra, but with good reason. 
I'm trying to get a Z50 working right now, in fact.

www.laptopblowout.com usually has a number of older Thinkpads around for a
relatively cheap price, though if you have the budget for newer hardware -
go for it.

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