[rescue] A wee bit off-topic

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 10:46:55 CDT 2015

Changing firmware over 'several years' is normal and to be expected, changing
components in a single enterprise model (for example Latitude E5430) is
unusual in my experience.

Of course, YMMV.


> On Jun 24, 2015, at 9:52 AM, Ross Lonstein <ross-sunhelp at lonsteins.com>
>> On Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 11:28:14AM -0500, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> Dell, the brand I'm most familiar with, has consumer and business lines of
>> computers (desktop and laptop). The business line of desktops and laptops
>> considered 'stable' over their life - internal components don't
>    [snip]
> I'm not in the enterprise realm currently but for Dell and HP the
> claim is false, it's "stable" only in comparison to consumer
> kit. Across thousands of units over several years, components and/or
> firmwares changed without notice before deployment and it caused
> headaches for us.
> - Ross
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