Linux.com: ChangeLog: Run Linux, Lose Warranty
Mar 29, 2007, 21:45 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Laura Breeden bought a new Compaq Presario C304NR notebook in
January. She bought it because she wanted to get rid of Windows and
all the malware that surrounds it and move to Linux, and her old
laptop lacked the memory and power to run Ubuntu Edgy. The
salespeople assured her that the C304NR was 'Linux ready.' But they
didn't tell her that running Linux would void her warranty.
"Until recently, she's been happy with it, and with Ubuntu Edgy.
But a couple of weeks ago she began having keyboard problems. The
keyboard is misbehaving when she begins to type quickly: keys are
sticking and the space bar does not always respond when