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Old 04-12-2004, 02:40 PM   #1
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check this laptop

I am thinking of bying this second-hand laptop. Do u know if the latest distros are supporting the laptop's hardware?

* Intel Celeron 333MHz
* 160mb RAM
* 24x CDROM
* 12.1in LCD screen
o resolution: 800x600(SVGA)
o 16M colours in LCD and CRT
* ESS Maestro 2E Technologies Sound Blaster pro compatible,
o 16-bit stereo codec
o Full duplex support
o 3D sound
o Built-in mono microphone and stereo speakers
o Hardware volume control
o 32-bit PCI bus VGA controller with Graphic Accelerator
o LCD/CRT simultaneous display capability
o 1024x768 resolution for CRT
* Internal 56KBps Modem (V90 & K56Flex) (HSP56 MicroModem)
* Texas Instrument PCI 1225 PC Card Controller
o Two Type II PCMCIA or One Type III slot (Zoom Video Support)
* System Soft BIOS
* 10x cell Ni-MH( 3500mAH/cell)
* 2.7-3.2A/22-18V Mains Adapter
Old 04-12-2004, 03:00 PM   #2
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sorry .... i just forgot it..
as you can see this laptop has no ethernet card available.
I want to buy a new one. Do u know what kind of ethernet devices are supported?

I think that this info may help you

PCMCIA socket Texas Instrument PCI-1225 CardBus Controller Hardware Version 001
Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Provider : Microsoft
Driver Date 11-9-1999


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