[rescue] 9" VAIO with transmeta processor

Steve Hatle shatle at nfldinet.com
Wed Feb 13 11:41:02 CST 2008

OK - you should be awake now :-)

How'd it go? Linux would be much preferred on this guy, at least for me.

FWIW, Win2K can do the 1400x900 or whatever it is that the Picturebook
needs. I can't remember if I needed the updated driver from Windows Update
for this, but it definitely works now.


On 2/13/08 12:11 AM, "Dan Sikorski" <me at dansikorski.com> wrote:

> Mark Brown wrote:
>> FWIW, I've got a PCG-C1VN as well. It has been sitting on the shelf
>> too, as I have been wondering what OS to install. I think it is a
>> crusoe600/128M/6GB. This is the first time that I have heard of
>> "Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs".  I'm a little curious as to how
>> that may work on the Vaio. Since I'm a pretty heavy voip user, I
>> wonder if I could run a local SIP/IAX2 client there?
> Well, i couldn't get a proper video card driver loaded on it.  I tried
> several drivers from ATI's and Sony's websites.  They all failed with a
> file not found error.  I was stuck with 640x480, which is pretty dumb on
> a 1024x480 screen.  That said, it seemed to run pretty well on that machine.
> I just tried installing xubuntu.  The installer on the normal ISO didn't
> start, so i downloaded the alternate ISO, the text mode install is
> going, but it's past my bedtime, so who knows when I'll have time to go
> any farther with it...
>     -Dan Sikorski
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