.... and also a TS THINKPAD T42,
ibm code: UC2F3IT, maybe cheaper.

Rodolfo


> leszek wrote:
>
> > I am using IBM Thinkpad R50e and it's fine except
> > external monitor.

>
>
> Rodolfo wrote:
>
> > I'm looking for a DVD recorder inside the laptop,
> > and maybe there are new models of the IBM Thinkpad R50e
> > with this feature.
> > If yours has it too, please could you report the exact
> > model: "IBM Thinkpad R50e... something?".
> > (Do you maybe know if it supports Mandrake 10.1 also?)

>
>
> leszek wrote:
>
> > I know nothing about Mandrake, sorry.
> > But:
> >
> > -- I have DVD recorder (sometimes it doesn't work and I have to clean
> > head or shake it)
> > -- cameras Canon A70, A75, S70 work perfectly
> > -- scanner Plustek OpticSlim works fine too
> >
> > My model is:
> >
> > IBM Thinkpad R50e
> > Type 1843-J9G
> >
> > Debian Sarge 3.1, kernel 2.6

>
>
> In a shop I found:
>
> 1) IBM Thinkpad R50E, ibm code: UR0S9IT,
> model: 1834-S9G, price: 1,400.00 euro;
> 2) IBM Thinkpad R50E, ibm code:UR0J9IT,
> price: 1,200.00 euro,
>
> both with a DVD recorder.
> The shopkeeper explained that by now IBM is always
> Lenovo, not simply IBM any more.
> Debian people out there, what do you think?
> Can I trust the cheaper 2)?
>
> Thanks indeed for the help,
> Rodolfo
>
>
>