[CentOS] (semi-) rugged laptop running CentOS 5?

Mon Apr 19 08:55:21 UTC 2010
john maclean <jayeola at gmail.com>

IBM Thinkpads are quite "strong" in th sense that they are very sturdy
and have titanium casing. Not rugged as such but I have travelled with
an X30 all over the place and it has been thrown into taxis, fallen
down stairs... still boots ;-)

On 15 April 2010 23:53, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> Jim Davis wrote:
>> We're looking for a laptop to run in a 10,000', cold, occasionally wet
>> environment, and it needs to run CentOS 5.  Perhaps something like the
>> Dell Latitude E6400 ATG? There's a reference to a minor trackball bug
>> for the 6400 under CentOS 5 (http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=4192)
>> but otherwise it sounds like the x86_64 version should run on it.
>> Ideally the system would use a SSD too.  Any suggestions?
> panasonic toughbook, one of the serious ones with the ip65 rating, like
> the 19 or the 30.
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John Maclean
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