hp 10-in mini?
kline at thought.org
Tue Nov 24 00:40:40 UTC 2009
On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 06:19:50PM -0600, Doug Poland wrote:
> On Nov 23, 2009, at 16:54, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> > gang,
> > I rarely glance at any come-on advertisement, but I just got
> > one by amazon that has a $380 HP Mini 10" computer for $200.
> > I want to use something about this size for my type-and-speech
> > computer. I'm thinking more of the ASUS 9" notebook. What
> > are people's thoughts on this?
> > (Yes, this is still an attempt to drive sales in a bad
> > downturn. etc. Still, altho these tiny computers many be
> > manufactured in the same plant by the same corporation, it may
> > not make any difference.)
> > anybody on-list who cares to share?
> > gary
> My wife has one of these running XP. I've booted and run both 7.1-
> RELEASE and 8.0-RC2 from external USB. It's a nice little piece of
> hardware. Unfortunately, the wireless chipset was not recognized. I
> did not pursue it any further.
thanks muchly; this helps a lot. additional question or two:
one, could you tell which chipset hp used. [i admit my
pro-hp bias given my server bias, going into its 12th year].
also, are mice and cd/dvd drives available? --or would i be
stuck with a swine in a poke??
Gary Kline kline at thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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