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by mvan
Sun Aug 25, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T480 disk options - and I searched
Replies: 6
Views: 2240

Re: T480 disk options - and I searched

I have done this. No major problems but I would like to note two things: 1). The only drive I could find are the SN520 drives of Western Digital. These don't have OPAL, so hence no Full Disk encryption. 2). On boot, the bios once in a while swaps the labels nvme0 and nvme1 between the drives. This c...
by mvan
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T480s FHD screen to QHD screen upgrade - log & step-by-step guide
Replies: 9
Views: 11800

Re: T480s FHD screen to QHD screen upgrade - log & step-by-step guide

Just done this with a B140QAN01.5 screen. Couple of remarks: - The vertical distance between the mounting holes is about 1-2 mm too large on the screen. So I only use the screws on the top of the screen. - The connector is on the new screen about 1cm closer to the hinge. I cut some of the plastic ri...
by mvan
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T480s FHD screen to QHD screen upgrade - log & step-by-step guide
Replies: 9
Views: 11800

Re: T480s FHD screen to QHD screen upgrade - log & step-by-step guide

Thank you for the guide. Looking forward to do this myself soon! Regarding mounting points, on panellook.com it appears that the earlier editions B140QAN01.1 and B140QAN01.5 do have mounting holes in the right spots. They do have slight higher power consumption though: 3.5W (Typ.) for the 02.3 4.4W ...
by mvan
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Apt-X and BT LE/SMART support by Bluetooth v4.0 daughter cards
Replies: 2
Views: 5111

Re: Apt-X and BT LE/SMART support by Bluetooth v4.0 daughter cards

Hi,
Did you ever figure this out?
I'm interested in getting AptX going on my x220, but don't want the clutter of another dongle.

Thanks
by mvan
Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 (and X201, X200) USB 3.0 Expresscard
Replies: 110
Views: 76039

Re: X220 (and X201, X200) USB 3.0 Expresscard

Hi

I had trouble getting the STARTECH ECUSB3S1 working on X220 and T61p under both Linux and Windows, but now I have gotten it to work.

I needed to update the firmware (RENESAS->USB3.0->720200). Now it works on both systems and both OSs.
Transfer speed is some 150MB/s.
by mvan
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0
Replies: 128
Views: 50122

Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

Interesting.
They might be using the SATA connection on the docking port.
If you are courageous, it should be easy to test this yourself. THere are also SATA-> msata converters available.
by mvan
Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1267
Views: 403653

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Hi I have a modded X220. It seems that under Debian with kernel 4.12 everything works fine, but under 4.13 I get no login image (so it is likely an Xorg issue). Did anybody else notice this ? Any fix? Perhaps related to bugs.launchpad.net/linux/+bug/1724639 I did not apply a BIOS or kernel patch but...
by mvan
Fri May 26, 2017 5:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 524
Views: 130571

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Hi Phage, thanks for the tip. An alternative is to a file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/00-DP3.conf Section "monitor" Modeline "1920x1080_60" 173.00 1920 2048 2248 2576 1080 1083 1088 1120 -hsync +vsync Option "PreferredMode" "1920x1080_60" Identifier "DP3" EndSection Still, why it used worked without this, ...
by mvan
Mon May 08, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 524
Views: 130571

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Here is my problem: I had the FHD working well, but since a few days, X doesn't show on my panel any more. That is, as soon as X starts, the image disappears. Importantly, the boot screen and Win7 still display correctly, so it almost has to be a software or system error. My external monitor does st...
by mvan
Sun May 07, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 524
Views: 130571

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Is there someone else running this with a linux setup? Please let me know
I encountered an odd problem that I cannot solve...
by mvan
Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 524
Views: 130571

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Dear Nitrocaster I had the mod working but after some mucking around I lost brightness control. (I might have pulled a connection, the black motherboard tape is so sticky...) CAn you publish some troubleshooting info ( voltage / resistances ) ? Never mind, it works, but I had forgotten about the ne...
by mvan
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 524
Views: 130571

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Dear Nitrocaster

I had the mod working but after some mucking around I lost brightness control.
(I might have pulled a connection, the black motherboard tape is so sticky...)

CAn you publish some troubleshooting info ( voltage / resistances ) ?
by mvan
Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 524
Views: 130571

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

I'm using my FHD-upgraded x220 with mini dock 3 (the one with one DP output).

You can use both at the same time:
- the FHD screen, which shows up as DP3
- an external DP screen, which shows up as DP2.

So the system works even better than I hoped, as this docking station keeps all its functionality.
by mvan
Wed Jan 25, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 524
Views: 130571

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Just a little tip:
In order for brightness under linux to work, make sure that not just DP3, but also LVDS1 is enabled.
The reason is fairly obvious, but it puzzled me for a while.

(I use arandr for this, a GUI interface to Xrandr).
by mvan
Tue Jan 24, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 FHD Upgrade?
Replies: 524
Views: 130571

Re: X220 FHD Upgrade?

Success! Although I have not finish the fitting yet. Here are my thoughts: - nitrocasters package is superb, everything is there and fits like a glove. His manual is good as well. - soldering the 2 wires is really tricky. It is of course very small, but also the melting temperature appears hard to r...
by mvan
Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: 65W vs 90W power supply: how does it know?
Replies: 2
Views: 1630

Re: 65W vs 90W power supply: how does it know?

Cool, many thanks.

I should be able to correct this...
by mvan
Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: 65W vs 90W power supply: how does it know?
Replies: 2
Views: 1630

65W vs 90W power supply: how does it know?

Hi, I have a small problem and a question. I have an X220 with a 65W power supply of which I replaced the DC cable. Oddly enough it is now recognized as 90W. This is usually ok, but under combined heavy load and charging, it is overheats and shuts off. So: 1) how does the laptop know which powersupp...
by mvan
Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:20 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Looking for swap: T61p UK keyboard for US keyboard
Replies: 0
Views: 375

Looking for swap: T61p UK keyboard for US keyboard

Hi,

I have a T61p with UK keyboard, but I prefer a US keyboard.
Is there someone who would like to swap with me?

Keyboard is almost new.
by mvan
Mon Feb 13, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Spec benchmark Duo processor
Replies: 0
Views: 1645

Spec benchmark Duo processor

Lenovo has put the SPEC benchmarks on spec.org. This is for a T60 @ 2.167 GHz, code compiled with intel C v9. Scores are Integer: 1754 FP: 1580 This can be compared to the 755 processor @ 2 GHz in the same database (a Dell precision). Integer 1541, FP 1088. The test will mainly use one core. Neverth...

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