[arch-general] Off-topic: Good laptop to run Arch on?

Alexander Duscheleit jinks at archlinux.us
Wed May 26 08:35:48 EDT 2010

On Tue, 25 May 2010 22:19:28 -0400
Gregory Eric Sanderson <gzou2000 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a lenovo thinkpad T500 with optional intel 5100 AGN wireless
> card and HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-U20N dvd recorder, and overall i'm quite
> satisfied. But I did get a few quirks :
> - Graphics card is a switchable intel/ATI gpu, and I had to force the
> BIOS to only use either ATI or Intel. 

For what it's worth, GPU switching is currently being worked on. I'm
not sure if it's in .34, but .35 seems to look good for it.
You will still need to restart X, but rummaging around in the BIOS
might soon be a thing of the past.

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