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by bwaldow
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Frankenpad motherboards
Replies: 5
Views: 1888

Re: Frankenpad motherboards

Hi Tuus, I see https://www.theboardroom.info/t61mobo.html has 44C3924 motherboards. Is anything else for Frankenpads still available? It's not urgent - I'm exploring how to prolong my use of 4:3 and I have some avenues to explore, but this is one of them. I'll be considering the best m/b to undervol...
by bwaldow
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Running an Intel X9100 in T601 frankenpad without hardware mod?
Replies: 24
Views: 6289

Re: Running an Intel X9100 in T601 frankenpad without hardware mod?

wujstefan wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:25 am
Well it actually would nerf anyway low clocks of quadcores possible to install into this system.
I would also like to understand this as I'm thinking of mods to my Frankenpad. Replying so I can receive notifications.

Cheers,
Bret
by bwaldow
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: T430 power supply & cord - Corvallis, OR, USA
Replies: 1
Views: 854

WTB: T430 power supply & cord - Corvallis, OR, USA

I'm in Perth, Australia (relevant for payment arrangements). My friend is an older, not-technical woman in Corvallis, Oregon. She bought a T430 on my advice, moved, and cannot find the power brick and cord. I would like to get one for her. If you can meet her at the Library or some local shop to ver...
by bwaldow
Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:49 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Complete Frankenpad T60 15" HV150UX2-100 LED UXGA lid
Replies: 2
Views: 2096

Re: FS: Complete Frankenpad T60 15" HV150UX2-100 LED UXGA lid

I'm not seeing the 'bump' link, so I'm doing it manually. Still available.
by bwaldow
Sat Jul 25, 2015 4:27 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Complete Frankenpad T60 15" HV150UX2-100 LED UXGA lid
Replies: 2
Views: 2096

FS: Complete Frankenpad T60 15" HV150UX2-100 LED UXGA lid

I bought several of these for my Frankenpads (see sig) all built for me by RBS when the panels were more widely available: The Board Room I am selling a spare here. Assembled by RBS, including hinges and everything above (two WIFI antenna wires). LED backlight, 15" HV150UX2-100 UXGA (1600x1200) cabl...
by bwaldow
Wed Jul 22, 2015 9:19 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: T60/p to T61 Frankenpad kit (Free NOS nVidia upgrade)
Replies: 90
Views: 31326

Re: T60/p to T61 Frankenpad kit

I have listed a complete LED backlit UXGA panel and lid - everything from the hinges up - in the Marketplace for sale now. I am considering selling a second one also, although it's attached to a Frankenpad. But the lid I'm offering now was built for me as a spare (I thought I was having problems wit...
by bwaldow
Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:23 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X6X-series LED backlight conversion kit howtos
Replies: 325
Views: 110489

Re: LED backlight conversion kit update

Am I better selecting one of the existing solutions, or do you have devices you can provide? I have several of the original prototype run I can send to people, and I'd rather give away the prototypes for now so that there's more testing before I actually sell anything. The prototypes have been rewo...
by bwaldow
Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:39 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X6X-series LED backlight conversion kit howtos
Replies: 325
Views: 110489

Re: LED backlight conversion kit update

The good news is that I just sent in two prototypes for a short fabrication run. We shall see soon if they pan out. They worked well when assembled point to point I would like to hear the current state of this. I have an X61T with the CCFL panel from an X60T (no bubbling). Having a bright backlight...
by bwaldow
Wed May 13, 2015 8:03 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Yosemite on T61 and T61P development
Replies: 22
Views: 33825

Re: Yosemite on T61 and T61P development

I tried again, and have some interesting results. USB does not survive suspend/resume for me. I would very much like to hear from ShodanOne and JaavrOS about whether it does for them. I also tried using a DVI monitor from my type 2504 dock, and it works well. If I recall correctly, a DVI monitor bla...
by bwaldow
Tue May 12, 2015 1:13 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Yosemite on T61 and T61P development
Replies: 22
Views: 33825

10.10.3 working on T61 Frankenpad

The mother board is a T61 with NVS-140m graphics (Frankenpad 1 in signature below). Screen is UXGA (1600x1200) and it shows at native resolution and may be scaled. I followed the install instructions in the first post and also noted ShodanOne's post below that. I used the Chameleon version from the ...
by bwaldow
Mon May 11, 2015 7:18 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Yosemite on T61 and T61P development
Replies: 22
Views: 33825

Re: Yosemite on T61 and T61P development

Hi, Quick instructions: NOTE: I have changed some instructions... Create a "USB installer" using the application by chris111 (follow his instructions). Replace the "Extra" folder on the "USB installer" you created, with the one in my kit. Fix the cache's using Kext Wizard. Use that "USB Installer" t...
by bwaldow
Sat May 02, 2015 1:10 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Yosemite on T61 and T61P development
Replies: 22
Views: 33825

Re: Yosemite on T61 and T61P development

Good news... Just for the heck of it, I updated Yosemite to 10.10.3 tonight. I'm investigating if it again. So... Do you find it stable, and usable now? Also, what can you say about the best way to install this: Install 10.10.1 and upgrade through the Apple process. Install 10.10.3 directly onto a ...
by bwaldow
Fri May 01, 2015 7:26 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: Thinkpad W530 + SSD + 32G + warranty + dock + extra battery
Replies: 2
Views: 937

SOLD: Thinkpad W530 + SSD + 32G + warranty + dock + extra battery

SOLD. In Australia. Shipping + Insurance + AU$1500. Very clean no marks scratches, full 12+ month warranty onsite, rock solid machine Laptop: Lenovo W530 Memory: fully populated 32GB DDR3 PC3-12800 (4 DIMM) Processor: Intel Core i7-3740QM (6M Cache, 3.7 GHz) Screen Size: 15.6" HD+ (1600 x 900) LED B...
by bwaldow
Tue Apr 07, 2015 5:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Install a 1066MHz FSB CPU on T61 (including Core 2 Quad)
Replies: 296
Views: 236396

Re: Install a 1066MHz FSB CPU on T61 (including Core 2 Quad)

Hello, I have the two Frankenpads listed in my signature. I'm interested in this mod to extend their usable life - by putting in a QuadCore processor. I would like to hear about your experience with these questions: If I do the mod successfully, is the system stable and usable (most important)? I se...
by bwaldow
Thu Feb 05, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad W530/W540/W550 Series
Topic: W530 - Windows 8 or Windows 7?
Replies: 6
Views: 3288

Re: W530 - Windows 8 or Windows 7?

Do you know of a source for Windows 8 for this machine? Is the Lenovo Recovery software load good, or do you suggest an install of 8 from scratch? I haven't dealt with 8 yet, or the idea of the license being in the BIOS - I hope that mean I don't need to do anything to install aside from getting the...
by bwaldow
Wed Feb 04, 2015 5:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad W530/W540/W550 Series
Topic: W530 - Windows 8 or Windows 7?
Replies: 6
Views: 3288

W530 - Windows 8 or Windows 7?

In fact, I usually run GNU/Linux, but I'm curious, and may have a reason to run Windows some day. The previous owner has Kubuntu bleeding edge installed, and no Windows partition at all. The W530 (2436CTO) has a Windows 8 sticker with no visible serial number. I read that the Windows 8 licence key i...
by bwaldow
Fri Jan 16, 2015 9:25 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Wanted: win7 pro disks
Replies: 17
Views: 3221

Re: win7 pro disks

Hi, How about these: http://www.heidoc.net/joomla/technology-science/microsoft/14-windows-7-direct-download-links Are these illegal, cracked or pirated downloads? Digtal River provides these downloads via Microsoft Azure. Since this is an official download channel, you can be sure to receive setup f...
by bwaldow
Mon Nov 17, 2014 2:12 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD! My personal T601 QXGA FrankenPad, maxed-out, scary...
Replies: 16
Views: 6272

Scale the disply. This is a non-issue.

Hello, Would it be TOO good for my eyes/work which is mostly documentation. Current IBM-badged T60p (2007-89JM) with SXGA+ is easily adequate. I'm struck by how few people know that you can scale the display as you like in Windows and most Linux distros I've used. For my needs, the extra pixels are ...
by bwaldow
Fri Nov 07, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Yosemite on T61 and T61P development
Replies: 22
Views: 33825

Re: Yosemite on T61 and T61P development

I'd be very careful with that Yosemite! http://www.zdnet.com/serious-security-flaw-in-os-x-yosemite-rootpipe-7000035372/?s_cid=e539&ttag=e539&ftag=TRE17cfd61 I haven't investigated deeply, but I get the impression this affects earlier versions too. If so, there is no reason to favour Mavericks over...
by bwaldow
Mon Nov 03, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Mavericks 10.9 on a T61(p)
Replies: 347
Views: 153669

Yosemite on a T61(p)???

Hi folks. From what I read, you are putting Yosemite on your T61(p) machines. I applaud this, and I'm hopeful about the outcome. I will probably run it on mine, as I am running Mavericks now. I'm grateful for your efforts, and that you publish them here for others to read. But perhaps you should be ...
by bwaldow
Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: xcode for 10.9.1?
Replies: 1
Views: 6062

xcode for 10.9.1?

Hello, Frankenpad 1 in my signature runs Mavericks 10.9.1. I haven't upgraded beyond that as later T61 Thinkpads lose sleep/wake beyond that. I have patched against the SSL bug, and I'd prefer to stay with what I have. Apple will let me into the store, but the latest Xcode requires 10.9.4 and won't ...
by bwaldow
Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: I've been loaned a MacBook Pro 13 as an experiment
Replies: 30
Views: 11515

Re: I've been loaned a MacBook Pro 13 as an experiment

I just noticed this while reading through the thread. (I just wish I could get a ThinkPad running Mac OS X). You can: Mavericks 10.9 on a T61(p) The Trackpoint works as expected. I must keep the Trackpad enabled in the BIOS or the Trackpoint goes away as well. Mavericks through 10.9.1 sleeps and wak...
by bwaldow
Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: best t61 for mavericks/yosemite
Replies: 1
Views: 5197

Re: best t61 for mavericks/yosemite

Hello, I just stumbled on this. Perhaps you have found your answer elsewhere. I don't know about Yosemite. I run Mavericks on a T61/60 hybrid Frankenpad (a T61 motherboard in a 15" T60 chassis - 'Frankenpad 1' in my signature). I don't believe Mavericks will run on a T60 motherboard, and I also know...
by bwaldow
Fri Jul 04, 2014 3:14 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Mavericks 10.9 on a T61(p)
Replies: 347
Views: 153669

Re: Mavericks 10.9 on a T61(p)

Also, like to tell everyone... Rehabman released a new kext for Synaptics trackpad (which T61 thinkpad uses). Please let me know how it works on your thinkpad. So far, it's good on mine As the trackpad on my T60/61 Frankenpad works without any obvious problem, could you explain what problem this ne...
by bwaldow
Mon Jun 16, 2014 1:12 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Mavericks 10.9 on a T61(p)
Replies: 347
Views: 153669

Re: Mavericks 10.9 on a T61(p)

Hello I wanted to ask you how the overall experience with the T61 NVS 140m is. Because I am thinking about purchasing a T61 board with nvidia graphics and turn my t60 into a "frankenpad" what we are calling it over here. You might know that this is a lot of work starting at finding a board with a nv...
by bwaldow
Sun May 18, 2014 2:08 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: T61 4:3 SXGA+, 8889 T9300, 8GB RAM, WWAN, FPR,SSD
Replies: 7
Views: 3373

Re: FS: T61 4:3 SXGA+, 8889 T9300, 8GB RAM, WWAN, FPR,SSD

Hello,
rssb wrote:Motherboard was replaced on this in 2011 under warranty for the NVIDIA defect. So this has the newer chip
You haven't mentioned which NVidia chip this has, or the video RAM size...
by bwaldow
Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:41 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Mavericks 10.9 on a T61(p)
Replies: 347
Views: 153669

Re: Mavericks 10.9 on a T61(p)

other people can easily modify your source code , then recompile and use it. Can you point to what you consider to be the 'best' resources to explain DSDT patching, and other aspects of what we do to get our hackintoshes working? I would like to come up to speed on doing these tasks, and then also ...
by bwaldow
Thu Feb 06, 2014 3:15 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Frankenpad LED Inverter
Replies: 1
Views: 509

WTB: Frankenpad LED Inverter

Hello, One of mine has started flickering. I'm hoping I can find a replacement for RBS to convert and send to me (as I'm in Australia, or likely New Zealand in a month or so). He says I need one of these: I can only accept and work on these three inverters with the following P/N or FRU: - 42T0078 / ...
by bwaldow
Sun Feb 02, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Mavericks 10.9 on a T61(p)
Replies: 347
Views: 153669

Re: Mavericks 10.9 on a T61(p)

Hello, [Do you know a guide to install it with myhack? I'm very noob ..... I am too. I did read the myHack web site for instructions, which were useful. You may also find my own account earlier in this thread helpful. As Madura-san completes his updated DSDT, I will be gathering the other informatio...

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