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Re: the proposed super-duper new f10 laptop



Robert P. J. Day wrote:
  is there anything i should know about linux compatibility with
the following:

  * dell studio 15 laptop
  * intel core 2 duo T8100 CPU (2.1GHz/800MHz FSB)
  * WUXGA display
  * 4GB shared dual channel DDR2 RAM @ 667MHz
  * 320GB SATA HD
  * 256MB ATI Mobility Radeon 3450 video
  * Integrated Sound Blaster Audigy

  is there anything on that list that should give me pause
regarding running fedora (or linux in general)?  thanks.

I would expect it to work, and FC10 better than older releases, due to the extensive improvements in BAR and PAT (memory management hardware) software. Older kernels often didn't use all of memory.

If you like religious wars, read the "32bit vs 64bit" threads in the archives, since you should be able to run either.

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Bill Davidsen <davidsen tmr com>
  "We have more to fear from the bungling of the incompetent than from
the machinations of the wicked."  - from Slashdot


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