On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 6:34 PM, Modulok <modu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> List,
>
> Does anyone know of a laptop, preferably an older model so it's
> inexpensive, (It doesn't have to be very fast.), that is:
>
> 1) FreeBSD friendly.
> 2) Isn't a portable skillet?
> 3) Is physically sturdy. Not bulletproof, but not creaking, sagging plastic.
>

My dell inspiron 9400 works quite well, except for
1. Card reader
2. Suspend/resume

It does get a bit warm, but not more than when I am running windows.
Battery time was also pretty much the same

It's no longer in production, but i believe the replacements are the
inspiron 1720 and the xps 1730

I am not sure if the newer 4965 802.11n wifi chipset that are
currently available would be supported, but you could opt for the 3945
-- 
Gautham Ganapathy
http://lisphacker.org
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