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Subject: Re: Turbo Memory
From: Robert L Cochran <cochranb(a)speakeasy.net>
To: For users of Fedora <fedora-list(a)redhat.com>
Date: 11/16/2008 03:52 PM
It is just about a year ago that Claude submitted the inquiry below.
seriously looking at the Lenovo ThinkPad T500, and it is offering a 2 Gb
Turbo Memory device. Can Fedora 10 use this? Is there an open-source
The Lenovo website is saying if I pick this I will have to give up the
integrated Bluetooth PAN, but I assume I can just add a Bluetooth
thingie as an ExpressCard or PC Card. Or maybe I can do the reverse --
keep the integrated PAN and hunt around for an ExpressCard Turbo Memory
We already have a technology that's better: Ram Drive
Plus, you could outfit your laptop with a flash drive and run the OS
completely off of it without having a single spinning traditional HDD.
Google search this though. You'll find the power savings and performance
are not worth the money.
TurboMemory is a joke meant to sell Vista.
Why waste a PCMCIA port on a bluetooth adapter? They come in USB form.