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Date:      Wed, 31 Mar 1999 22:33:19 +0000 (GMT)
From:      Terry Lambert <>
To: (Brad Benson)
Cc:        freebsd-advocacy@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: emachines
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000301be7b33$017bed40$6400a8c0@BillyJoeBob> from "Brad Benson" at Mar 30, 99 11:57:41 pm

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> I use an Emachine at work and love what I've got for the buck. No problems
> yet and FreeBSD works fine all but the cheap software modem. As a reseller I
> would love to do many of the things you mentioned, but the only thing your
> forgetting is that a $400 Emachine comes with windows98 and that for a
> reseller to make any money off the machine they would have to raise the
> price to do the software install. Suddenly it's a $500 dollar Emachine for
> example. What would be nice is if we could talk Emachines into installing it
> as an option from the factory, or supplying a software free computer for a
> discount. I have a feeling though that there isn't a large enough market YET
> for Emachines to do either.

I guess you are assuming that they won't give you a discount for no
Windows installed... have you asked?

					Terry Lambert
Any opinions in this posting are my own and not those of my present
or previous employers.

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