Laptop help

Bob Edwards Robert.Edwards at
Wed Dec 4 12:21:00 EST 2002

James McNeill wrote:
>>they will not sell me a laptop without an m$ license attached
> I've been having exactly the same gripes with PDAs. I would love to get a
> iPAQ h3*70 kinda thing, but it comes with windows CE (or something similar)
> M$ office, doze media player... arggg! I have nightmares about these
> programs, and I'll be damned if i'm gonna pay for them.
> The only PDA i could find w/ Linux (or anything non-Palm or MS) was that
> Sharp thingey, but it's not got the grunt of the iPAQ, and nowhere sells
> them yet.

We bought ours, with a Belkin CF 802.11b card, from Dick Smith in Woden. Works 
fine. I think that it has the same grunt as the iPaq 3870, but not as much 
Flash. Both say 137.21 BogoMIPs in /proc/cpuinfo.

> 5 points to sharp for making a linux PDA anyway.
> -James
> PMB. anyone noticed, windows CE, windows ME, windows NT   .....  cement!
> he. he.


Bob Edwards.

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