On Wednesday 31 August 2011 09:08:54 david wrote:
++ on the thinkpads.
There are also Dells sold with linux onboard and the Fujitsu-Siemens of my=
mother also looks stable and runs perfectly with linux.
There are less and less laptops with firewire builtin, you should look for =
pcmcia/pccard slot on your next laptop and get a firewire-card for that=20
> > Go the netbook route. I'm at a loss here, all these new processors, both
There are netbooks that are capable of audio (not a full-fledged 24 track=20
ardour session but still). The atoms also did the same transition as deskto=
cpus from single core to single-core-with-hyper-threading to dual-core whic=
the newest generations is (or is it not yet released?).
> I've never seen a netbook with Firewire, though, I kind of doubt you're
People want low energy and long battery-lifetime. And still they want fast=
cpu, large memory, large and fast disks and all the juice from sata, usb(1|=
3), dvi, hdmi, sd-cards, wifi-n, bluetooth and wwan. Asking for an addition=
firewire is a but to much for the little boards and machines. And it drives=
production costs for a feature that is not as wide-spread (sadly). Not to=20
mention that bus-power for your firewire will drain the battery...
Going for a real notebook instead of a netbook will give you only a bit low=
battery but a bigger screen and firewire (directly or indirectly).
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