The laptop is an IBM ThinkPad T41 (model 2378 DMU). According to the Lenovo website, these are my
The biggest fastest drive is a "100GB 5400rpm hard drive", which sells for
The hardware options
are clearly laid out.
The RAM options
512MB for US$65 and
1GB for US$143.
Going for the 100GB HDD and the 1GB RAM, that's roughly US$340 plus shipping and taxes. But let's look at parts
from elsewhere. I'll also open up the laptop and see what RAM and HDD is already in there. But, for what it's worth,
dmesg shows: ad0: 28615MB <IC25N030ATMR04 0 MOAOAD4A> at ata0-master UDMA100.
I will post more details soon.