Failing Laptop Power Cable

Brad Midgley bmidgley at
Sat Aug 16 22:07:15 MDT 2008


> This is one thing I appreciate ablut my Lenovo R51. It is very well
> documented. I just replaced the hard drive. It's a FRU: field
> replacable unit. Mechanically, a piece of cake. Now for the software
> issues....

yeah, it does help to have a popular machine and Lenovo has done a good 
job with the IBM tradition...

I had a relatively easy time hacking wifi into some IBM t20's a few 
years ago.

I've seen hacks like this for the eee. It's nice to have a laptop that 
is cheap enough to experiment on.


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