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Submitted by msameer on Fri, 23/02/2007 - 7:34pm

When you dock the laptop into its docking station, make sure to plug the ethernet cable into the docking station rj output. NOT into the laptop. It could've saved me a lot of time today.


Submitted by Al-Basha (not verified) on Sat, 24/02/2007 - 1:00am

hehe yes i learned this the hard way also on my 1st day of work. im guessing you are using lenova laptops? i think the docking stations SUCK. what are you working on btw?

Submitted by msameer on Sat, 24/02/2007 - 9:53am

Yup, It's an IBM/lenovo thinkpad.

And I'm a localization Engineer ;-)

Submitted by ezabi on Mon, 26/02/2007 - 11:11am

And you fell into this, welcome to corporate policy bound workstations, so I assume you're working on some windoze ZB workstation, hehehehe
But hey, now you can tell us if the Lenovo's are worth it or not.

Submitted by msameer on Mon, 26/02/2007 - 6:18pm

I'm running debian you nuts. Debian testing and I can't give you more info but seems that the lenovo is fine (Although this is a thinkpad).

Submitted by Al-Basha (not verified) on Mon, 26/02/2007 - 7:24pm

Lenovo is ok - but you're better off getting a Macbook Pro ;)

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