26357RE: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Newb to Linux and an 8600
- Mar 31, 2005--- "Marvin R. Pierce" <mpierce@...> wrote:
>I think you've mistaken my answerring a question for
> I've just got a similar machine to yours.
> Inspiron 9300, M760, 2.0 Ghz, 2MB cache, 533MHz FSB,
> 100Gb HD, 17"
> UltraSharp Wide Sceen XGA, ATI Mobility Radeo X300
> 128Mb Graphics,
> Integrated 10/100 Broadcom Nic, Intel PR0/Wireless
> 2915ABG, NEC DVD+-RW
> ND-6500A, SigmaTel C-Major Audio.
someone elses request :P ... Mine is a 600m, 725
(1.6GHz), yada-yada ... And Slackware 10.0 and up
comes prebuilt to work with 2.6.x, I didn't have to
install anything extra but the newer kernel, ATI
drivers, and ipw2200 driver. ALSA works with the
And not to be an jerk, but 10-12 minutes doesn't seem
very fast ... I mean, I haven't actually timed a
compile since 2.4.something on my dual-Xeon (90
seconds is fast ;) ... but it doesn't seem like it
takes that long ... I'd say 15 minutes including
config time and rebooting into XP to keep my dual-boot
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