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Re: [solarisx86] recommendations for dual core notebook for Solaris Express

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  • Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC
    ... Overall percentage is very low actually according to published reports. Lots of noise because the complainers (those people who have the issues) make
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 1, 2006
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      On Aug 1, 2006, at 12:22 AM, Larry Beaulieu wrote:

      >> Buy an Apple Mac. Out of the box they run unix. You can add
      >> Solaris inside a virtual machine. One nice way to run is to run
      >> X11 on the OSX desktop with $DISPLAY on the Solaris side set
      >> to send the display back to OSX. This way you run X11 server
      >> using the hardware acceleration. Basically you are running a
      >> "headless" Solaris system.
      >>
      >
      > Lots of reports in the wild about strange noises and overheating
      > problems with the current crop of MacBooks, not just because of
      > the plastic strip covering the rear vents. Anyone considering
      > buying one might want to test it in-store before taking it home
      > to confirm there is no problem, or at least verifying the return
      > policy in case yours turns out to have a problem.

      Overall percentage is very low actually according to published
      reports. Lots of noise because the complainers (those people who
      have the issues) make themselves heard. It does exist but is not a
      huge number of machines percentage wise.

      best
      Chad


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