[LAU] questions about 'LENOVO 3000 N100'
perodog at gmx.net
Sat Aug 18 08:51:54 EDT 2007
Peter Finnegan wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-08-17 at 17:20 +0200, Dragan Noveski wrote:
>> hi list,
>> finally i got to the point to convince my girlfriend to switch from win
>> to linux, so i am looking now in the internet for a good-price-laptop
>> for her.
>> since i am on ibm here and very happy with this, we are looking now for
>> 'lenovo 3000 n100' here:
>> (sorry the link is in german).
>> so the question i have is first about the processor:
>> Intel Core™ Duo für Mobile
>> T2450 2x 2,0 GHz
> I have a Lenovo Thinkpad z61m (the bigger brother to the 3000 series)
> running a core 2 duo. I have tried fedora and ubuntu, and both have
> multi-processor support in their default kernels. The Core Duo runs
> only in 32 bit mode, whereas the Core 2 duo can run 64 bits. You should
> not have to do anything to get the processor working.
>> does anyone can recommend this processor or is there someone who could
>> say "don't get that!"
>> i have a celeronM here and that works pretty good for me, but i do not
>> have any experience in setting up linux for dual-technologies.
>> another question is about the hd:
>> there is not specified which hd is build in, but it only makes 5400rpm.
>> should we expect any problems on a hd with that speed?
> For day to day tasks it should work fine. I do stereo recording and
> edit home movies with my built in drive (also 5400 rpm), and I haven't
> had any problems.
>> so in generally i would go for some hardware, where we can get ubuntu or
>> sth similar installed, without too much problems. in the end the machine
>> should be used for multimedia and some networking.
>> i am really looking forward for some answers on this!
> It looks like the 3000 series use intel video, which should work without
> a hitch. Ubuntu handles the ipw3945 "out of the box".
hi peter and very much thanks for the response.
listening to you, the things about n3000 does not sounds so bad!
do you have any idea about the firewire problems, joshua wrote?
i think that intel video and ipw3964 should be fine...
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