[lug] Linux laptops

Chuck Hipschman ckhipschman at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 16:04:07 MST 2014


Does the Yoga 2 you have have a touchscreen?  Do you/can you use it with Linux?


On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 10:11 AM, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:54:20 -0700
> Quentin Hartman <qhartman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've been researching the Yoga Pro 3 pretty heavily, and one
>> important note about it is that it is one of the first machines on
>> the market with one of the Core M CPUs, which look great on paper,
>> but this particular implementation seems to have problems. It looks
>> like they are over-aggressively throttling the CPU and as a result
>> people are having performance trouble. It's unclear if it's a
>> Windows / Driver issue or a BIOS issue since I haven't found anyone
>> who has done any testing in the real world. Unless you are willing to
>> be a guinea pig, it might be worth holding out until the root of the
>> problem is identified and/or resolved.
> Thats a bummer. ;(
> I was hoping the new cpu would help battery life... oh well.
> If someone wants to buy me one, I'd be happy to review it and let you
> know if the cpu issues are a problem. ;)
> kevin
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