[lug] WTB cheap laptop

George Sexton gsexton at mhsoftware.com
Thu Feb 23 13:09:39 MST 2006

I've got a pentium 133 w/ 64 MB of RAM you can have. The keyboard is a
little messed up. You'd have to fix the traces on the flexible connector to
use the integrated keyboard. 

George Sexton
MH Software, Inc.
Voice: 303 438 9585

> -----Original Message-----
> From: lug-bounces at lug.boulder.co.us 
> [mailto:lug-bounces at lug.boulder.co.us] On Behalf Of Wagner, Carl
> Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2006 1:05 PM
> To: Boulder (Colorado) Linux Users Group -- General Mailing List
> Subject: [lug] WTB cheap laptop
> Hi,
> Does anyone have an OLD laptop they are not using any more 
> that they are
> willing to part with?  
> Requirements:
>    486DX or better
>    Hard drive (preferably) or a floppy.
>    Functioning serial and parallel ports.
>    Prefer it has some sort of built in modem.
> It does not necessarily need to have a functioning: screen, battery,
> Ethernet port, cdrom, or be cosmetically attractive, but they would be
> nice.
> I want to throw a small Linux distribution on it (like Coyote or DSL)
> and use it for a remote power switch (parallel port to drive 
> the relay)
> and possibly monitor the temperature (serial port).
> This will be left outside in some sort of enclosure so I don't want to
> spend much on it in case it walks away.
> Thanks,
> Carl.
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