[nSLUG] Linux on a laptop

Rich budman85 at eastlink.ca
Wed Dec 28 01:12:04 AST 2005


On Tue, 2005-12-27 at 17:44 -0600, Preston Smith wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> A belated Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of you
> 
You too! :)

> I  just recently bought a laptop - Compaq V2414NR - Mobile AMD Turion  
> 64 ML-28CPU, 512 MB system memory, 80 GB Drive, etc loaded with XP Home.
> 
> My question is this.  As with most laptops the OS has been modified to 
> incorporate Compaq's proprietary bits and pieces and to incorporate the 
> normal power management routines.  Can I take 20 GB of the drive and 
> create a Linux partition and install Grub or a similar program without 
> screwing up the Compaq's system restore partition (D:) and other power 
> management routines?
> 

Try this site for some helpful info:
http://rasputin.physics.uiuc.edu/~paris/linux.html


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Rich <budman85 at eastlink.ca>

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