always some kind of glitch; was: thinkpad series (off-topic)

Toby Fisher toby_fisher at
Sat Aug 17 15:04:24 EDT 2002

On Thu, 15 Aug 2002, Cheryl Homiak wrote:

> specs on my new toytool or tooltoy:
> 256meg ram, 30gg. hard drive, cdrom, pentium III 1.13GHZ, ethernet and modem
> (we'll see what works!), 3.5-inch floppy drive
> and nearly $700 less than my over-the-phone quote.
> some kind of windows on it too, of course, but I don't think I plan to keep that
> on.
> Probably two business days before shipping; can hardly wait!
> There were some 48gb. hard drives, but the extra cost was over what I should be
> spending and some of those had less memory.

Don't just kill Winblows, take advanttage of the MS offer to give you a
refund if you reject the license conditions.  You'll probably need sighted
help to do this, but they can't legally deny you, you might want to try
the vendor first, being IBM, thety may help you as Linux is their main
line of development these days - yes, they have stopped developing AIX in
favour of Linux, which is why you shouldn't have a compatibility problem
with IBM machines.


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