Relatively OT

Jeremy Prior jez at
Fri Nov 22 10:13:58 GMT 2002

On Fri, Nov 22, 2002 at 10:02:03AM +0000, Bruce M Simpson wrote:
# On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 10:17:13PM +0000, Jon Mercer wrote:
# > Basically if you've got a laptop with all the network connections 
# > working, USB, (firewire?) et al, please let me know!
# Sony Vaio Z600 very nice. I haven't tested the firewire support. Everything
# works apart from the winmodem, even the jog dial. The network is onboard
# Intel fxp, so can't go far wrong.

There are indeed nice machines (I've got a Z600RE).  However, the Z600
series has been end-of-lined for some time now (replaced by the R600)
so you'll only be able to pick them up second hand.

I'm not sure how well FreeBSD runs on the R600 range - my wife runs
Windows-XP on hers and won't let FreeBSD anywhere near it... :-)

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