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

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org
Fri Jul 3 14:35:16 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jul 03, 2009 at 03:39:57AM -0400, Tyler Aviss wrote:
> The second SD slot sounds like a nice feature. How do you find the
> battery life on that one?
> Another I noticed today is the Dell mini 9 or mini 10, which seem to
> have some flavor of ubuntu installed.

Apparently the mini 10 requires a pile of binary only drivers, and hence
is running a hacked up job of ubuntu, and does not work if you try to
install anything else without a lot of work getting those binary only
drivers to run.  It apparently uses the new intel chip that they made
using a bought graphics core rather than using their own.  Linux support
is hence awful at this time.

Oh, and it's a Dell computer, so well, no thanks.

Len Sorensen
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