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Re: [vox-tech] regarding config issues wiht Armada e500 (was win98)
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Re: [vox-tech] regarding config issues wiht Armada e500 (was win98)



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It's actualy an Armada V300, but the e500 is an almost identical model....

On Thursday, February 28 2002 10:14 pm, Steven Peck wrote:
> Doesn't Compaq systems let you modify them from bootable Compaq CD Roms?

I have no idea, I bought the thing used without any CDs.

> How old is this laptop and have you tried Compaq's support site for
> this?  The have an email response system where you ask a question and
> they try and get you a response in 24 hours.  It has run about 85%
> accurate on some server issues, which is not bad for email support
> correct on first answer.

I could just call them, Armadas are thier corprate targeted laptops, so the 
hold is always under 5 minuets.

> -sp
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vox-tech-admin@lists.lugod.org
> [mailto:vox-tech-admin@lists.lugod.org] On Behalf Of Ryan
> Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2002 8:16 PM
> To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] How slim can Win98 go?
>
> On Thursday, February 28 2002 08:14 pm, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> > You could also get a laptop HD from someone.  Or an old laptop.  Just
>
> use
>
> > the HD, then switch it back when you're done.  You don't even need to
>
> buy
>
> > it, just borrow it, if you can find someone with an old laptop laying
> > around.
>
> I should have thought of that.
>
> > Also, many BIOS configuration utilities work under DOS, so you don't
> > necessarily need Windows, but just the DOS (fits on a floppy...)  That
> > depends on the utility, though, I suppose.
>
> These are Windows utils.
>
> > -Mark
> >
> > On Thu, 28 Feb 2002, Ryan wrote:
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> > > hrm, oh, idea!
> > >
> > > IDE => laptop drive adaptor + old HD
> > >
> > > Anyone know how much the adaptors cost? Better yet, anyone got one I
>
> can
>
> > > borrow?
> > >
> > > My laptop HD is only a 6 gigger, so I'm a bit cramped to waste 400
>
> MB on
>
> > > a bios configuration utility.
> > >
> > > On Thursday, February 28 2002 07:33 pm, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> > > > I've installed a pretty comfortably bare Windows95 that took up
>
> about
>
> > > > 350MB.  Looking at my current Windows98 partition (another
>
> comfortably
>
> > > > bare installation), it looks like just the Windows part is taking
>
> up
>
> > > > about 500MB; but this partition's been around for several months
>
> so I'm
>
> > > > sure there's lots of junk in c:\windows and the registry.
> > > >
> > > > -Mark
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, 28 Feb 2002, Ryan wrote:
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> > > > > I was poking around the net looking for a way to set my laptop's
> > > > > contrast, and I found
> > > > > http://www.informatik.uni-kiel.de/~fst/linux_armada_e500.html .
>
> It
>
> > > > > says that power saving hotkey works in linux, so I could set my
>
> cpu
>
> > > > > to 250 and run for nearly 3 hours.
> > > > >
> > > > > However --- these options need to be set in windows, the bios
>
> doesn't
>
> > > > > have the options in it's menu. :(
> > > > >
> > > > > Anyway, does anyone know what the bare minimum install for
>
> windows 98
>
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