IBM ThinkPad R50e 1834-FKU
13 May 2005

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Novell® Linux Desktop 9 for x86, Powered by SUSE® LINUX     Support Pack 1 for Novell® Linux Desktop 9

Product Description
The new ThinkPad R50e 1834-FKU is a superb addition to IBM's value notebook category. Starting at 6.0lbs and 1.4" thin, it features long battery life, Intel® integrated graphics, and is available with the Intel® Pentium® M 1.60 GHz processor and 802.11b/g integrated wireless making it a balanced package with both mobility and function. Available with either 14 or 15-inch displays featuring XGA (1024 x 768) resolution, the R50e 1834-FKU offers exceptional value for budget travelers -- in the office or on the road.

Tested Configuration:
Product/Model:IBM ThinkPad R50e 1834-FKU
CPU:Intel®  Pentium® M 1.60 GHz
Hard Disk Drive:Fujitsu  MHT2030AT , UltraATA-100
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801DBM (ICH4-M) , UltraATA-100
Video Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82855GM (MCH)
BIOS:IBM 1.09 (1WET53WW) 2004-07-26
Bus Type:Parallel Port
2 CardBus
2 USB Ports
Computer Type:Notebook
Floppy Type:NONE
Mother Board Revision:FRU39T0336
RAM:256 MB
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.2.6

Config Notes
Video could not output to both internal and external displays simultaneously.

Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  Pro Wireless 2200BG Mini PCI Adapter
Intel®  82801BD PRO/100 VM (LOM)

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