Asus eee (was Re: G4 Quicksilver as Web Server?)
noc at hdk5.net
Tue Jun 10 20:02:24 UTC 2008
Manolis Kiagias wrote:
> Matthias Apitz wrote:
>> El día Tuesday, May 27, 2008 a las 04:16:44PM +0200, Matthias Apitz
>>> El día Friday, May 23, 2008 a las 01:18:06PM +0300, Manolis Kiagias
>>>> Yes, I am already planning to upgrade :)
>>>> At this time, it is not available in Greece (though I have spotted a
>>>> few on ebay).
>>>> Even more important than the 20Gb SSD is the 9 inch display with a
>>>> resolution of 1024x600.
>>>> 800x480 is really small for anything more other than taking notes.
>> Maybe you know this page, Manolis:
>> it has a detailed technical report about all items of which the 900 20GB
>> model is made of;
> Ah, nice! Thanks for the link. It will be a good read.
>> a dealer in CH will get next week the original US version:
> There are a few sold on ebay. I believe this model will also appear in
> Greek eshops soon.
>> take care, there is an issue about the battery having only 4400 mAh
>> (because of some fire in an ASUS supplier) while the original model have
>> had a 5800 mAh battery;
> I will wait then. I prefer to get a model with a larger battery. The one
> I have now, lasts more or less 2 - 2.30 hours and I believe it has the
> same 4400mAh battery. The larger screen and SSD will probably make this
> even less on the 900. Unlike larger laptops, I really like to work the
> eee on battery only. In fact having to carry only this small laptop
> instead of all the usual accessories is a big plus to me.
> On a side note, I am thinking of writing a complete article about
> installing FreeBSD 7.0 on the eeepc, including customizations and
> optimizations, different installations methods, with links to download
> ready-built customized kernels etc. Don't know whether it will have any
> real audience though ;) Most people run some Linux distro on it or even
> (gasp) Windows...
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