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by Olwe
Thu May 23, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T450 bios upgrade on Ubuntu
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

Re: T450 bios upgrade on Ubuntu

How can I get it onto a usb? Nothing on Ubuntu or Windows (Rufus) wants to write it to a USB, only to a CD. The T450S has no CD.
by Olwe
Wed May 22, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T450 bios upgrade on Ubuntu
Replies: 3
Views: 1114

T450 bios upgrade on Ubuntu

How can I get/install the latest possible BIOS on my T450s if I'm using Ubuntu and don't have the typical Lenovo Vantage Windows software?
by Olwe
Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: RAM surprise with T450s
Replies: 1
Views: 395

RAM surprise with T450s

As I understood, the T450s has 4gb of soldered in/built-in RAM and only one slot for additional RAM. So, in theory, if I put in a 16gb stick, I should then have a total of ca, 20gb total RAM. But when I swapped out the old stick for the new 16gb, I found the old stick (This machine was bought off eB...
by Olwe
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Screen swap for T450s?
Replies: 4
Views: 632

Re: Screen swap for T450s?

Could you point me to a reliable source that isn't hundreds of dollars?
by Olwe
Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Screen swap for T450s?
Replies: 4
Views: 632

Screen swap for T450s?

According to this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsC5lAqkB6Y you can get a AU Optronics B140HAN01.3 (like this: https://www.ebay.com/itm/1920-1080-14-0-LED-Screen-For-AU-Optronics-B140HAN01-3-Display-model-MATTE-IPS/142483342973?hash=item212cab467d:g:NtAAAOxyi3FRyyMp:rk:3:pf:0 ) and change fr...
by Olwe
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Memory for T450?
Replies: 6
Views: 694

Re: Memory for T450?

BTW, can I go with a single 16gb stick in one slot? I might want to get another 16gb stick later when the well isn't so dry.
by Olwe
Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Memory for T450?
Replies: 6
Views: 694

Re: Memory for T450?

Suggestions for 16gb sellers? Is memory from Ebay okay?
by Olwe
Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Memory for T450?
Replies: 6
Views: 694

Memory for T450?

I'm seeing "32 GB DDR3L – 1600 MHz (2 slots)" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ThinkPad_T_series) max memory for the T450 I'm getting soon. Would my old DDR3 T430 memory still work in it -- or do I need to upgrade? Also, with the T450 run a 4k monitor?
by Olwe
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Oldest Thinkpad with 4k monitor support?
Replies: 2
Views: 1107

Oldest Thinkpad with 4k monitor support?

What's the oldest/cheapest Thinkpad 4** that will (efficiently) support a 4k monitor or even TV? I've tried to research this, but get confused over what they mean by laptop screen res, what the on-board Intel HD will do, etc.
by Olwe
Sat Oct 29, 2016 9:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T530 screen resolution?
Replies: 4
Views: 2307

Re: T530 screen resolution?

Riight. But when I do a google, up comes very confusing specs. Often you get T530 specs that seem to say many things. So I come here and get the real poop, the definitive word from real people. :)
by Olwe
Sat Oct 29, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T530 screen resolution?
Replies: 4
Views: 2307

T530 screen resolution?

I'm wondering if the T530 came in a 1920x1080 resolution? If not, does that mean I need to go for a W530 to get 1920x1080?
by Olwe
Fri Apr 08, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Thinkpad T400 on the International Space Station
Replies: 13
Views: 3641

Re: Thinkpad T400 on the International Space Station

Hey I was just about to post a new thread on this: ISS seems to be solid Thinkpad-land. Anyone know more details? Wikipedia says they're IBM A31 and Lenovo T61p apparently running Linux! (Jaw drops in amazement.) I'm doing a T430, X201, and a few T61 on Ubuntu myself, but to know I'm in such brillia...
by Olwe
Sun Sep 27, 2015 9:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201 power supply?
Replies: 5
Views: 1864

Re: X201 power supply?

"We can also say thanks?" Just guessing. My ancestors left Basel in the 1600s, i.e., not much Basler left in me. . .
by Olwe
Sat Sep 26, 2015 11:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201 power supply?
Replies: 5
Views: 1864

Re: X201 power supply?

ish goo-et! (Swiss German for "it's good")
by Olwe
Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:56 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201 power supply?
Replies: 5
Views: 1864

X201 power supply?

Can I use a 90W power adapter (from my nvidia-powered T61) on my X201? My X201 came with the smaller 65W adapter, BTW.
by Olwe
Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Finicky base USB ports
Replies: 0
Views: 1574

Finicky base USB ports

I have an X201 with its base, and I have my mouse and keyboard plugged into the base's USB ports. Problems begin if I pop out the X201 (first put in suspend mode) and later pop it back in (and re-awaken from suspend mode): The mouse and keyboard don't work. I'm guessing the USB ports need to be re-i...
by Olwe
Sun Sep 20, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201 RAM memory max?
Replies: 5
Views: 3041

X201 RAM memory max?

What's the maximum memory my X201 will take? I'm guessing 8 gb? If so, can it take a single 8 gb stick?
by Olwe
Sat Aug 01, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Does the T61 6463-4YU (08/09) have a Wifi?
Replies: 7
Views: 1788

Re: Does the T61 6463-4YU (08/09) have a Wifi?

Absent. Not there. Any suggestions what I can do for a replacement?
by Olwe
Sat Aug 01, 2015 2:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Does the T61 6463-4YU (08/09) have a Wifi?
Replies: 7
Views: 1788

Re: Does the T61 6463-4YU (08/09) have a Wifi?

$ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub (rev 0c) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) (rev 0c) 00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated...
by Olwe
Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Does the T61 6463-4YU (08/09) have a Wifi?
Replies: 7
Views: 1788

Does the T61 6463-4YU (08/09) have a Wifi?

I opened it up and it seems to have a small, squarish thing named "Anatel". But my Ubuntu 15.04 shows no Wifi. If it has no Wifi, what are my options for getting Wifi?
by Olwe
Thu Apr 30, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: SATA2 SSD for T61 w/ bios update?
Replies: 4
Views: 1562

Re: SATA2 SSD for T61 w/ bios update?

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Theoretically yes, but that really depends on the drive. Most of the SATA II drives are old and not very reliable.
If that's the case, then I'll just stick with SATAIII. Thanks for the advice.
by Olwe
Thu Apr 30, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: SATA2 SSD for T61 w/ bios update?
Replies: 4
Views: 1562

Re: SATA2 SSD for T61 w/ bios update?

So is the SATA2 SSD good for my T61?
by Olwe
Thu Apr 30, 2015 10:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: SATA2 SSD for T61 w/ bios update?
Replies: 4
Views: 1562

SATA2 SSD for T61 w/ bios update?

I see some SATA2 SSDs on the market. The T61 BIOS update can only use SATA2, and getting a SATA3 is not necessary, right?
by Olwe
Thu Apr 23, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: 65W AC for a T61p 6457?
Replies: 7
Views: 1675

Re: 65W AC for a T61p 6457?

So the Samsung 1920X1200 is not bright and may be of "poor quality," as I'm reading through the posts?
by Olwe
Thu Apr 23, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: 65W AC for a T61p 6457?
Replies: 7
Views: 1675

Re: 65W AC for a T61p 6457?

If I recall, the problem may or may not appear, YMMV. Good, they have drugs to keep anxiety and blood pressure down. But I'm totally amazed by the 1920X1200 res LCD screen. Does anyone know off the top of their head what the (Samsung?) part number is for that? LTN154U2-L05? I'm seeing some in search...
by Olwe
Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: 65W AC for a T61p 6457?
Replies: 7
Views: 1675

Re: 65W AC for a T61p 6457?

What about the nvidia in that model? It says TYPE 6457-5KU S/N L3-Y0447 08/05 Is this a healthy Nvida, or does it have that "defect?"
by Olwe
Thu Apr 23, 2015 8:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: 65W AC for a T61p 6457?
Replies: 7
Views: 1675

65W AC for a T61p 6457?

Just got a T61p 6457 from Ebay, and it came with a 65W AC adapter. Shouldn't that be a 90W? I've heard if there isn't "enough power" it will run, but the CPU will be at a slower speed.
by Olwe
Sun Apr 19, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Need T61 (7665 w/ Nvidia) fan/heatsink
Replies: 3
Views: 1200

Re: Need T61 (7665 w/ Nvidia) fan/heatsink

Great. Hope to hear from you soon.
by Olwe
Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:29 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Need T61 (7665 w/ Nvidia) fan/heatsink
Replies: 3
Views: 1200

Need T61 (7665 w/ Nvidia) fan/heatsink

The subject line says it all. Anyone have a good one?
by Olwe
Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:11 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: AC Adapter? 65W or 90W?
Replies: 1
Views: 1321

AC Adapter? 65W or 90W?

My T430 came with a 65W/20V adapter, but I've seen 90W/20V for it also? Which do I need? What's the difference?

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