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Archive for May 25th, 2018

I’d probably take a W520 over it, but Lenovo Thinkpad T420: Another excellent, inexpensive Linux laptop | Open-Source Routing and Network Simulation

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/05/25

Reading the below, I’d probably go for the W520. Both series are the final ones having a 7-row keyboard.

I recently purchased a used Lenovo Thinkpad T420 laptop to replace the Lenovo Thinkpad T400 I was previously using as my main platform for researching open-source network simulators and emulators. …

Source: [WayBack]Lenovo Thinkpad T420: Another excellent, inexpensive Linux laptop | Open-Source Routing and Network Simulation

Do not get the T420s as it is the slim-line version which is harder to upgrade and for some users gives thermal issues.

The T420 has only USB2, the W520 has USB3, better screen, faster processors and allows more memory (32 gigabyte for quad core processors).

Related:

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Hmm, latest Tumbleweed on Raspberry Pi 3 has an odd thing booting: Ansi termi…

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/05/25

Reminder to self: since the [ArchiveARM Cortex A53 problems are fixed, check out if this is also fixed:

[WayBack] Hmm, latest Tumbleweed on Raspberry Pi 3 has an odd thing booting: Ansi terminal characters aren’t being processed any more. – Jeroen Wiert Pluimers – Google+

Related: Git repository with fixed binaries for Tumbleweed on Raspberry Pi 3 – Bug 1084419 – Glibc update to 2.27 causes segfault during name resolution

–jeroen

Related as a different Pi died after a sudden power down:

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Apple II Ethernet Module – a2RetroSystems

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/05/25

Reminder to self: see if I can order this:

Apple II Ethernet Module – This product is based on the Wiznet W5100 chip. It has an embedded hardware IP stack. Contiki, IP65, Marinetti and ADTPro have been updated to work with the new card.

We will be using Itead as our current PCB supplier.
The card will be assembled by Circuits Central

Source: [WayBackWelcome to a2RetroSystems

Other links:

–jeroen

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