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  • Linux OK for me (Score:3, Informative)

    by Matts (1087) on 2003.08.06 11:47 (#22837) Journal
    I'm with Mirod on this. Every time I have to install something for windows I end up endlessly faffing around looking for driver disks. This is especially a nightmare for one of my laptops - no disk drive, no CD drive, no ethernet. The only way to get things onto it is either via a PCMCIA network card, or plug in the CD drive (which goes in the PCMCIA card slot). Needless to say this ends up being NOT FUN.

    Linux on that same laptop worked like a charm, and when I pushed my two different wireless cards into the PCMCIA slot, they were detected and instantly on. No configuration required.

    But then Linux always has had problems with one-day old hardware. Buy a card from a well known manufacturer if you want it to work well on Linux - but I guess you don't need me to tell you that now :-)
    • bah, if only I could have such luck :)

      the problem with new hardware is that is pretty much all that's sold around here. hmph.