victor at ambra.ro
Fri Apr 4 19:01:47 UTC 2008
Avi Schwartz wrote:
> Victor Sterpu wrote:
>> For desktop use Ubuntu is great.
>> I used a laptop for a few weeks and I had a bad surprise.
>> It works good only with Vista because only Vista knows how to cool it
>> I tryed XP, Ubuntu 7.10, 8 alpha and Vista and only Vista knows how to
>> cool it properly.
>> The laptop is a Toshiba and this is a fact that I found it on a
>> Toshiba forum.
>> It is weired how Toshiba chooses to promote Vista.
>> lm-sensors can't find the cpu fan and the temperature is 100 degrees
>> So I had to quit using Ubuntu on that laptop. : (
>> Toshiba will deffenetly not be my choice for a laptop.
>> Avi Schwartz wrote:
>>> Shuai Yu wrote:
>>>> intel 3945 pro wireless should work fine in ubuntu. If you have the
>>>> new kernel and it still does not work properly, you could report the
>>>> problem so programmer would know this issue and try to solve the
>>>> problem. Otherwise, nobody could really help you there.
>>> I have to wonder about something. I received my laptop yesterday and
>>> promptly replaced Vista with 8.04. I did have a problem with the
>>> proprietary drivers manager that kept crashing when I tried to enable
>>> the Nvidia driver. I did not report it since I was offered to send the
>>> crash report by the system. Should I follow it up with an actual report
>>> or is the crash report sent by the system enough?
> It depends on your laptop. I had/have a wonderful experience with the
> combination of Ubuntu and a Dell Latitude D820 and it seems I will have
> a great experience with a Dell XPS m1330 (since you can get it
> pre-installed with Ubuntu).
I also have a very good experience with Ubuntu and a Acer Travelmate.
Toshiba is the only vendor that had this problem until now(from my
experience I worked with Dell, Acer and Toshiba).
The most intreresting thing is that my thread where I disscussed about
the heating problem had dissepeared from the Toshiba forum. :))
I guess someoane really didn't liked that I figured out that my Toshiba
Sattelite L30 PSL33E doesn't support other OS that Vista(not even XP).
My other posts are still there, just the heating problem disseppeared. :))
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