|FROM ||Amy Coleman
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] HP Mini 110
|Thanks for the suggestion Paul, I was about to ask my friends on a USB
powered DVD burner for a netbook.
On Mon, 9 Nov 2009, Paul Robert Marino wrote:
> oh one more thing
> if you want a good usb powered dvd burner for a net book I got this one
> its great it works very well and the price isn't too bad. its a nice portable
> size, its completely powered off the usb port, and it uses a surprisingly
> little power for what it does so its easy on the net books battery.
> if you read the reviews on the site i linked to a lot of people agree with me
> the only one that had a con complains about its charging and not being able to
> replace its battery which is strange because it doesn't have a battery.
> Paul Robert Marino wrote:
> > Ive been running Vector (http://vectorlinux.com/) on my hp mini is a
> > really nice Slackware variant I think you would like it. plus all of the
> > hardware on the hp mini is easily to configure on this distro.
> > although I warn you it does not come with all of the pre-compiled
> > software to fully utilize the bluetooth properly.
> > one warning though my hp mini was last years model that came
> > pre-installed with a Ubuntu variant the hardware on the 110 is slightly
> > different.
> > Ruben Safir wrote:
> > > I picked up a HP Mini 110 for Shani and I'm having real trouble
> > > setting up SuSE on it. It reboots after the packages download
> > > (I'm using the new 11.2 opensuse) and mkinird doesn't seem to make
> > > a usable initrd image. And mkinitrd doesn;t work manually either.
> > >
> > > There was a 11.2 RC2, the last stage before the anounced 11.2 release
> > > which folks reported as being fairly steady, and it disapeared from
> > > the
> > > net. I'm really having troubles with this and I've loaded systems on
> > > just about everything under the sun.
> > >
> > > Ruben
> > >
> > >