[TriLUG] new laptop warranty
kwoodie at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 10:51:43 EDT 2010
I don't think this has changed much from a Dell perspective, unless you
purchase one of their "Open Source" systems. To be honest I think they were
trying to get out of that business too.
On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 10:47 AM, Michael Hrivnak <mhrivnak at hrivnak.org>wrote:
> We are currently shopping for a basic laptop, and naturally we want to
> put linux on it. From a warranty standpoint, are there any
> manufacturers that are particularly agreeable to fixing hardware
> issues under warranty when linux is involved? Any manufacturers to
> I haven't had much experience with warranty claims after changing the
> OS in a long time. But I recall that around 2001, Dell tried real
> hard to not replace my clearly-broken hard drive because I'd replaced
> Win 98 SE with 2000.
> Have any experience to share?
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