"mini" PC's, SSD's, and Linux

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org
Thu Jul 2 20:04:54 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jul 02, 2009 at 12:51:32PM -0700, Tyler Aviss wrote:
> I've been looking at upgrading from my EEE700. The SSD is a bit
> smallish at 4GB, and it seems that most of the bigger ones available
> only work on the 900's and above from what I've been seeing online.
> That, and the SSD's are almost half the price of a new unit.
> Anyone know a machine along the lines of an EEE which still has SSD's
> (the newer ones seem to be all HDD's again). As I lug my machine
> around a fair bit, the impact-resistance and low consumption of the
> SSD is somewhat preferable.
> Optimal specs: something with an Atom CPU, 1024x600 screen, 16GB+ SSD,
> wifi/cardreader/cam, and of course Linux-friendly drivers.
> Ideas/suggestions?

I haven't seen one.  SSD's are still rather expensive unfortunately.

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