laptop-testing-team Digest, Vol 23, Issue 4

(``-_-´´) -- Fernando Ubuntu at BUGabundo.net
Tue Jun 19 13:42:12 BST 2007


do u mean at boot?
many kernels?
thats easy
just open synaptic and remove the older version of the kernel
please keep at least two different versions.
Just search for linux-image

On 6/19/07, Andrew Nevelos <anevelos at gmail.com> wrote:
> With the recent update I now have about 5 choices when my laptop starts up.
> How do I remove some of those old versions?
>
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> >    1. Re: Suggestions for lightweight laptops? (Alan Pope)
> >    2. Re: Suggestions for lightweight laptops? ( (``-_-??) -- Fernando )
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> > From: Alan Pope < alan at popey.com>
> > To: laptop-testing-team at lists.ubuntu.com
> > Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 23:30:44 +0100
> > Subject: Re: Suggestions for lightweight laptops?
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Sun, 2007-06-17 at 18:56 -0400, Robinson Tryon wrote:
> > > I'm looking for a small, lightweight laptop on which I can run ubuntu
> > > (think ~12", under 5lbs).  I want a laptop that I can put in my
> > > backpack and carry around with me, so things like good battery life
> > > and hibernation support are critical.
> > >
> >
> > I am using a Toshiba Portege M400 (3G) which has a 12" screen at
> > 1440x1050 and uses Intel 945 graphics, core2duo 2GHz. I think everything
> > works (including finger print reader) but I have not yet tested the
> > built-in 3G modem. I had some performance issues early on, but it looks
> > like they are all fixed with the latest BIOS (3.5) on this machine. Wifi
> > works, onboard ethernet works.
> >
> > It's a tablet device so has a flip around screen and stylus (and spare
> > stylus) if that's interesting too.
> >
> > > I'd really like all of the hardware to be supported, and I would be
> > > willing to take a small performance hit if I could get a
> > > cooler-running system.
> >
> > It's not too hot actually when running both cores at 1GHz. Sensors say
> > it's 33 degrees C right now and the hdd is 35 degrees. I am running
> > gutsy on it, but have previously had feisty.
> >
> > I have no idea how much it weighs, but it's not too much and the power
> > brick isn't massive.
> >
> > Hope that helps.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Al.
> >
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: "(``-_-´´) -- Fernando" <Ubuntu at BUGabundo.net>
> > To: laptop-testing-team at lists.ubuntu.com
> > Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 08:03:08 +0100
> > Subject: Re: Suggestions for lightweight laptops?
> > well, I have a two year old Tsunami Traveller and it is a 12.1" 1.7GHz
> > Pentium M.
> > When I boot up the PC, I'll send you guys a few weeks of temperature logs.
> > A few weeks ago it hit 102ºC, and since then I've been recording them.
> > I'm guessing that there is some unknown bug with the kernel and my
> > Eth0 card (realtek), because when I used it CPU tends to use more
> > cicles, and eat up.
> > While using PowerTop, I could see that even when unpluged eth0 was one
> > of the top responsibles for wakeups.
> >
> > On 6/18/07, Alan Pope <alan at popey.com > wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On Sun, 2007-06-17 at 18:56 -0400, Robinson Tryon wrote:
> > > > I'm looking for a small, lightweight laptop on which I can run ubuntu
> > > > (think ~12", under 5lbs).  I want a laptop that I can put in my
> > > > backpack and carry around with me, so things like good battery life
> > > > and hibernation support are critical.
> > > >
> > >
> > > I am using a Toshiba Portege M400 (3G) which has a 12" screen at
> > > 1440x1050 and uses Intel 945 graphics, core2duo 2GHz. I think everything
> > > works (including finger print reader) but I have not yet tested the
> > > built-in 3G modem. I had some performance issues early on, but it looks
> > > like they are all fixed with the latest BIOS (3.5) on this machine. Wifi
> > > works, onboard ethernet works.
> > >
> > > It's a tablet device so has a flip around screen and stylus (and spare
> > > stylus) if that's interesting too.
> > >
> > > > I'd really like all of the hardware to be supported, and I would be
> > > > willing to take a small performance hit if I could get a
> > > > cooler-running system.
> > >
> > > It's not too hot actually when running both cores at 1GHz. Sensors say
> > > it's 33 degrees C right now and the hdd is 35 degrees. I am running
> > > gutsy on it, but have previously had feisty.
> > >
> > > I have no idea how much it weighs, but it's not too much and the power
> > > brick isn't massive.
> > >
> > > Hope that helps.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Al.
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