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Re: [vox] old laptop up for grabs

I'll take it

On Sunday 29 February 2004 23:55, Dave Margolis wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm cleaning up the 'office' and I thought this machine might be of
> interest to somebody.  I'll donate it to the first person willing to swing
> by my work (Sac State) and pick it up.
> I've got an ancient laptop that is all but useless for most purposes, but
> works great as a router (or any lightweight function, even runs X ok as
> long as it's not KDE or Gnome or any of the other RAM-intensive VMs).
> It's a Toshiba Satellite 205CDS - 100% Linux compatible...
> The screen and the caseing are beat to hell.  The screen displays some
> weird distorted artifacts, but is plenty bright and readible.
> Here are the general specs:
> processor
> Intel Pentium 100Mhz
> 8MB upgraded to 40MB
> video
> C&T ct65550 w/2MB VRAM
> sound
> ESS ES688 (works great using the sb driver, the built in single speaker
> even sounds pretty decent)
> hard-disk
> Toshiba 750MB - replaced by IBM 2GB (doesn't quite fit in there because
> the screws don't line up right, but works).
> internal 6x CDROM
> floppy
> external 1.44MB
> other stuff
> IR, PS/2, parallel, headphone jack, serial, 2 16-bit PCMCIA slots (I've
> gotten this guy doing wireless with a couple different 16-bit cards such
> as the Netgear MA401 or Cisco 305)
> APM works great under Linux.
> The battery doesn't hold much charge, but works pretty good for as old as
> it is...good enough for using as a 10-15 minute UPS.
> I'd be happy to throw in the Belkin PC-Card NIC I've been using with it.
> That's about it...let me know if you want it or have questions.
> Dave
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