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Re: Changing the default 32-bit x86 arch for Fedora 12 (#2)



On Wed, 2009-06-24 at 00:48 -0400, Gregory Maxwell wrote:

> Atom systems are frequently battery powered, so improvements there can
> also to increased battery life.  P4, OTOH, already requires a locally
> installed atomic power plant so energy isn't an issue there.

There were actually some P4 laptops. They tended to be very large (to
contain the required power and cooling) and have a battery life measured
in minutes. They probably should also have come with heavy-duty lap heat
protectors...

I doubt anyone who ever bought such a beast expected any kind of usable
lengthy battery-powered operation out of it, though.
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