[olug] Asus Eee PC

Luke -Jr luke at dashjr.org
Thu Dec 13 01:12:49 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 12 December 2007, Jon Larsen wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Dec 2007, Luke -Jr wrote:
> > So don't buy it expecting to throw <insert-favourite-OS-here> on it.
> Your comment doesn't make sense to me - just about every message board
> dedicated to the Eee PC has discussions on how to get any flavor of Linux
> or XP to run on the hardware.

If it was clean, it wouldn't need special instructions.

> Plus, ASUS has released source code in response to the GPL issue regarding
> the ACPI module.  Yes, wireless is another matter, but so is wireless on
> most laptops. 

Actually, I wasn't aware there was an ACPI or wireless issue. My understanding 
is that the code they're not releasing is for the webcam.

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