[rescue] RDI laptop questions (Sparcbook (Ultrabook, Precisionbook)
ethan at 757tech.net
Wed May 20 16:02:17 CDT 2009
> The LCD is functional in OBP mode, so if you don't get that, you're
> missing something pretty big. It sounds like you don't have posession
> of the machine, else I'd suggest trying the serial ports.
Right. Was trying to figure out if it's worth it or not. Also, it's an
Ultrabook 170, not a SparcBook (which I think are different).
Years ago Herman Miller liquidated Sparcbooks, but I was too late.
> I have noticed that the Tadpole screens do not like hot weather;
> mine blew one screen (vertical coloured lines 1/3 pixel in width)
> on a hot day and it never recovered.
> SPARCbooks are very nice, albeit with a limited amount of
> screen "real estate".
I'll be watching for them on the feebay and craigslists.
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