Seven iBook Logic Boards Later.. I'm Free

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Steve Mallett

Steve Mallett
Jan. 28, 2004 06:53 AM

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I'm one of those poor saps who got the iBook with the craptacular logic board problems. While I was bitter about the whole thing I've instead taken the Zen path of bending like the willow... I'm going to use Linux full-time on it and kiss hardware vendor lock-in forever and unfortunately OS X.

The replacement iBook comes back today with its fourth logic board (the first iBook had three) and a new hard drive. Here's the plan: Having Bitten the Forbidden Fruit, it Bit Me Back. Six Times.

Steve Mallett is the founder and managing editor of (Open Source Directory), and does a bunch of other stuff.