[Arm-netbook] Laptop idea

Andrew M.A. Cater amacater at galactic.demon.co.uk
Mon Aug 11 21:00:36 BST 2014

On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 11:34:48AM +0100, Wookey wrote:
> +++ Vincent B. [2014-08-10 21:50 +0200]:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > What about start from a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop, 
> > 
> > I would be very interested because I like Thinkpads, but I'd like a system that
> > consume much less power, and this just doesn't exist on the market yet.
> You are by no means the first person to think of this. Hardware people
> in Cambridge are looking at actually doing this (with an arm64 chip
> such as AMD's). The usual problem is finding enough time and money,
> but there are a good number of developers out there who want a
> half-decent arm laptop. Obviously arm64+32G RAM+offchip video would be
> aiming quite a lot higher (and more expensive) than the EOMA concept
> (32bit arm, 2G RAM, one nice low-power SOC). Both have their place -
> the former may not turn out to be particularly low-power...
> Wookey
> -- 

I'll buy a 64 bit ARM laptop tomorrow if it will help me do some
of the stuff I want to do with higher data rate "stuff" and GNURadio :)

Good luck to whoever's planning this :)

[Oh, and give my love to Debconf: hope to catch up on the video of the
ARM sessions]


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