Is FreeBSD suitable for my thinkpad T61 ?

cpghost cpghost at
Wed Jun 11 16:37:44 UTC 2008

On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 14:29:30 +0000 (UTC)
dfeustel at wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 08:50:36PM +0800, fdu.xiaojf at wrote:
> >
> > My current working involves scientific calculation and programming.
> > I'm from a linux background(redhat, debian, ubuntu), but after some
> > googling and comparison, I found FreeBSD more stable and I want to
> > try FreeBSD.  I am tired of a dual-boot system, so I want to just
> > install FreeBSD or another linux distribution(maybe ubuntu) on my
> > notebook.
> >
> If FreeBSD runs on your new T61, you can install the Maxima port as a
> free alternative to MATLAB and Mathematica. Maxima does symbolic math
> and handles tensors. You can run Maxima code that proves that
> Einstein's theory of relativity has a far-reaching logical
> inconsistancy in it because the theory assumes torsion = 0 and
> curvature is nonzero. Non-zero curvature implies torsion also is
> non-zero. See the code in paper 93 at

Maxima is great!

The following may also be quite useful:

If you prefer an integrated environment, try:


Cordula's Web.

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