Resources for OpenSolaris on Toshiba Laptops

By now you've probably heard that you can buy a Toshiba (Tecra M10 and Portege R600) laptop with OpenSolaris already installed. Models available:

  • Toshiba Portege R600
  • Toshiba Tecra M10
To order:
How to Buy an OpenSolaris Toshiba Laptop

For now they're only available in the US, but over the course of this year they'll become available world-wide.

If you provide support for these laptops in your organization, here are some resources to help:

By the way, the software stack included in the Toshiba laptops is:



Comments:

Toshiba ships the Tecra R10 with Windows Vista Business as standard, and this operating system comes with its own performance measurement tool, the Windows Experience Index. Under this, the Tecra achieved a score of 3.8, but this was pegged back by the system's low score for 3D gaming graphics due to the integrated functions in its Intel chipset. For each of memory, graphics and hard disk performance, the Tecra scored over 5, where 5.9 is the maximum.

Posted by Used Refurbished Laptops on April 04, 2009 at 12:27 AM CDT #

This is just the perfect combo for mobile OpenSolaris usage. I shall be making a purchase when they ship world-wide.

Posted by UK Web Hosting on April 06, 2009 at 06:46 AM CDT #

Good news, I am looking forward to being able to buy them here in Europe. Let's hope it doesn't take Toshiba until Q4 to ship them there.

Posted by Claus Conrad on April 09, 2009 at 10:27 PM CDT #

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