Re: Latitude cpx
- --- In email@example.com, "Patrick Trotter"
> I have a Latitude CPX
> I am trying to decide which distro is easiest to install/configure
> this model.I have a similar laptop (CPxH500GT with 128MB and PIII 500MHz), I use
> Any help would be appreciated.
Mandrake distribution (now Mandriva).
Automatically Mandrake has recognize :
- DVD/RW external USB
- HD drive external USB with Windows
- HUB USB 2.0
- card PCMCIA with 2 port USB 2.0 and 2 port Firewire
- Printer Canon S500
- Adding a line in fstab also an USBKey 128MB
Now I trying to install and use a modem ADSL USB.
I use KDE as window manager and this is a bit slower than Windows;
with KDE the memory usage is of 122MB (if you use Gnome decrease to
92MB and perhaps it is a bit faster).
I found a problem adding another SoDimm chip of 128MB (see my mail of
some days ago in this forum), peraphs a chip temperature problem.
For me Mandrake is a good choice (also on the follow site
http://mark.stosberg.com/Tech/linux_on_latitude_cpx.html advice this