“The Eee PC 900, which the Taipei-based computer maker unveiled
last Tuesday, can be configured with either Microsoft Corp.’s
Windows XP Home or the open-source Linux. The price for both
configurations, said an Asustek spokesman, is identical: $549.
“But there are differences. Users who purchase an Eee PC 900
with Linux, however, receive a laptop that boasts 20GB of flash
memory-based storage space. Customers who opt for Windows XP,
meanwhile, end up with a machine equipped with only 12GB of