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16. Revision History

v0.1 13 January 1999, first draft

v0.2 15 January 1999, minor changes

v0.3 28 January 1999, APM chapter started, minor changes

v0.4 8 February, APM chapter rewritten, removed some lint

v0.5 17 February 1999, added small USB chapter, added Dealing with Limited Resources chapter, added Solutions with Laptops chapter, minor editorial changes, released draft to the public

v1.0 19 February 1999, added Sound and Keyboard chapter, minor changes, release to the LDP

v1.1 28 February 1999, spelling, grammar, style checked and many additional information added by W. Wade Hampton, added CD Drive, Harddisk and Kernel chapters, many minor changes

v1.2 5 March 1999, added Debian-Laptop-Mailing-List, added information about apmcd and suspendd to APM chapter, changed some URLs, minor changes

v1.3 8 March 1999, minor changes

v1.4 25 March 1999, added ACPI information, added chapters Appendix C - NeoMagic Chip NM20xx by Cedric Adjih and Appendix D - Annotated Bibliography , minor changes

v1.5 4 April 1999, added chapters about setting up E-Mail by Peter Englmaier and Noise Reduction, minor changes

v1.6 26 June 1999, rewrite of APM chapter, added install method via LapLink cable, URLs changed or added, spell checking, minor changes

v1.7 28 September 1999, changed <htmlurl ..> SGML tags to <url ..>, ACPI chapter separated, touchpad chapter separated and improved, preface rewritten, added information about divine, noflushd and parted, new chapter Linux Tools to Repartition a Hard Disk, added appendix E about specific laptops, some URLs updated, minor changes

v2.0 2 October 1999, added information about gphoto, kmc_utils, Memory Technology Devices and HUT Mobile IP; changed structur of document (moved chapters Accessories, Laptop Distribution and chapter about partitioning), new DVD chapter, started Aviation chapter, started OS/2 chapter, started Blind and Visually Impaired Users chapter, changed entity &tilde; in URLs to ~ to improve SGML-Tools PS output (otherwise ~ is missing), link to new Lucent WinModem driver, minor additions and changes

v2.1 2 November 1999, added information about email with UUCP, the use of CVS and other tools to synchronize two machines, the noatime mount option, GPS systems, presentation tools, and hard disk form factors, started chapter about the Hurd, changed URL of PCMCIA-CS package and LDP, reworked credits chapter, reworked APM chapter, minor changes

v2.2 2 December 1999, reorganized the chapters about Cellular Phones, Pagers, Calculators, Digital Cameras, Wearable Computing and Noise Reduction, many minor changes and bug fixes

v2.2a 3 November 2000, links updated

v2.2b 27 February 2003, links updated (,,

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