[rescue] 9" VAIO with transmeta processor
mrbill at mrbill.net
Tue Feb 12 15:40:19 CST 2008
On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 03:33:26PM -0500, Dan Sikorski wrote:
> I have on my desk a 9" Sony VAIO PCG-141A. Normally, i would avoid any
> Sony PC like the plague, but this is a very nice little thing. The screen
> is 1024x480, and closed, it is about 9"x6"x1.5". It has a 600mhz Transmeta
> Crusoe, 128MB of memory, and I think a 8GB hard drive. Unfortunately, it
> has no integrated network cards.
> I'm thinking it would be a fun little machine to use as a
> terminal/email/web browser if it was running linux or a BSD. Has anyone
> used one of these for that? Any suggestions for a wireless network card
> that would not be too ackward? It has a USB port and a pc card slot
> available, but i would want something that doesn't stick out too much and
> would not be prone to breakage.
Amy has one of these, a Picturebook, and she uses it as her normal laptop
I think hers has 384M. Wifi PC card and USB ethernet adapters work just
fine, but you're not going to find anything that doesn't protrude.
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