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by bwsb
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: Thinkpad mod success report: A 3.84TB 110mm SSD in the Thinkpad X1 Yoga's 80mm M.2 slot
Replies: 6
Views: 769

Re: Thinkpad mod success report: A 3.84TB 110mm SSD in the Thinkpad X1 Yoga's 80mm M.2 slot

This 3.84TB drive is the highest volume M.2 form factor SSD in production today as far as I'm aware. 2.5" factor offers up to 11TB in NVMe apparently, but the price tag is very high - the "9200 ECO", https://www.micron.com/-/media/client/global/documents/products/product-flyer/9200_ssd_product_brief...
by bwsb
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: Thinkpad mod success report: A 3.84TB 110mm SSD in the Thinkpad X1 Yoga's 80mm M.2 slot
Replies: 6
Views: 769

Thinkpad mod success report: A 3.84TB 110mm SSD in the Thinkpad X1 Yoga's 80mm M.2 slot

Hi Thinkpads Forum, This is to report the successful installation of a 110mm PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD ("22110" form factor) into the Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2017/2:nd edition. This might be the first ultralight laptop with an internal 3.84TB SSD in the world. This SSD was purchased as a special order from Samsung...
by bwsb
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: X1 Yoga 2017 Sierra modem driver questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1513

Re: X1 Yoga 2017 Sierra modem driver questions

Puppy, thanks for responding! :)

Now, So the first package has version "7.47.4743.0105" and the second one has version "Build.4620/16".

Can you even correlate these?

Do you understand why they distributed two in the first place?
by bwsb
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: X1 Yoga 2017 display driver questions
Replies: 2
Views: 963

Re: X1 Yoga 2017 display driver questions

Posted the question here also https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X ... -p/3953708 as that forum may be closer to Lenovo staff.
by bwsb
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: X1 Yoga 2017 display driver questions
Replies: 2
Views: 963

Re: X1 Yoga 2017 display driver questions

I realized that the OLED Panel driver corresponds to the Windows device by the name "Intel(R) OLED Panel Driver" which is found in Windows' Device Manager in the "System devices" section. This should mean that the ThinkPad Monitor File is indeed needed and is for the actual monitor. I half-checked t...
by bwsb
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: X1 Yoga 2017 display driver questions
Replies: 2
Views: 963

X1 Yoga 2017 display driver questions

Old title: X1 Yoga 2017/2:nd ed with OLED: Do I need the "ThinkPad Monitor File" driver?? What's different btw the 2 drvr pkgs? ADMIN warning: Please keep your titles short and to the point! And we do NOT allow cross-posting. Changed into: X1 Yoga 2017 display driver questions =====================...
by bwsb
Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: X1 Yoga 2017 Sierra modem driver questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1513

X1 Yoga 2017 Sierra modem driver questions

Old title: X1 Yoga 2017/2:nd ed: What is the difference between Lenovo's two Sierra EM7455 4G modem driver packages? ADMIN warning: Please keep your titles short and to the point! Changed into: X1 Yoga 2017 Sierra modem driver questions ======================================= This laptop's drivers ...
by bwsb
Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: X1 Yoga 3rd Gen - Ports
Replies: 1
Views: 1278

Re: X1 Yoga 3rd Gen - Ports

You mean X1 Yoga 2:nd/2017 edition???

Edit your thread subject accordingly?
by bwsb
Wed Oct 14, 2015 2:06 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: How update BIOS in Linux? ** Important, please help out, thanks! **
Replies: 4
Views: 1666

Re: How update BIOS in Linux? ** Important, please help out, thanks! **

Ok I'll try it later just to check. What I remember is that it seemed like this is an Ultra Special packing of the ISO contents, so that the usual range of USB boot tools wouldn't work..!
by bwsb
Wed Oct 14, 2015 1:09 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: How update BIOS in Linux? ** Important, please help out, thanks! **
Replies: 4
Views: 1666

Re: How update BIOS in Linux? ** Important, please help out, thanks! **

Ah - I have laptop and USB memory stick only! So my clarified Q is: How do I write the ISO to an USB stick so that it's bootable and all works, from Linux? (If I recall right, I tried a Bunch of tools on Windows to make a bootable USB disk based on the ISO, and they all failed, maybe like 4 tools.) ...
by bwsb
Wed Oct 14, 2015 12:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: maximal resolution of internal mini hdmi port
Replies: 4
Views: 3270

Re: maximal resolution of internal mini hdmi port

lead_org,

Um, excuse me, but http://ark.intel.com/products/76616/Int ... o-3_30-GHz clearly says "Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)‡ 3200x2000@60Hz"?
by bwsb
Tue Oct 13, 2015 11:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: maximal resolution of internal mini hdmi port
Replies: 4
Views: 3270

Re: maximal resolution of internal mini hdmi port

2560x1440px should be perfectly fine at 60-100Hz I think.

4K should work too, at 24hz or 30hz, don't remember.

This stuff is specified for the CPU, so look up the CPU on Intel's website - and do the public a service by then posting the URL you find as response to this thread! :)
by bwsb
Tue Oct 13, 2015 11:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: How update BIOS in Linux? ** Important, please help out, thanks! **
Replies: 4
Views: 1666

How update BIOS in Linux? ** Important, please help out, thanks! **

Hi everyone, How do you update the BIOS from Linux on the Thinkpad S1 Yoga? This is a pretty important matter. I'm quite confident it can be done, but since it's not documented anywhere, I can't figure out Exactly how to do it. How do you do this? Or, what's your best idea of how this should be done...
by bwsb
Thu Oct 08, 2015 1:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: Thinkpad Yoga not suitable for travel: 2:nd broken screen in 2 months
Replies: 5
Views: 4185

Re: Thinkpad Yoga not suitable for travel: 2:nd broken screen in 2 months

Your bag is like mine, there is the problem with it also.

I succeeded with keeping a display not broken for 3 months now, by putting a sheet of cardboard between the display and keyboard when shut, and generally being extremely careful not to push the bag ever.
by bwsb
Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: New unopened Thinkpad S1 Yoga 256/8/2.1-3.3Ghz i7, Swedish-Finish kbd, 3y on site warranty, to Sweden/EU
Replies: 1
Views: 1135

Re: FS: New unopened Thinkpad S1 Yoga 256/8/2.1-3.3Ghz i7, Swedish-Finish kbd, 3y on site warranty, to Sweden/EU

975 EUR / 9000 SEK and it's yours!

Anyone interested?




Also happy to give a sales commission to the one who mediates the sale :)
by bwsb
Wed Jun 17, 2015 1:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1-Carbon (X1Cx)/X1Cx-Tablet and newer
Topic: Feature Request: X1 Carbon Generaation 3 (2015) support for NVMe SSD
Replies: 5
Views: 5690

Re: Feature Request: X1 Carbon Generaation 3 (2015) support for NVMe SSD

OMG - but wait, the X1 Carbon (2015) does *NOT* use a SATA interface, does it? I'm quite clear I read benchmarks showing ~1400MB/sec throughput, whereas SATA 3's upper practical limit is ~600MB/sec, no?

Kindly correct me :)
by bwsb
Tue Jun 09, 2015 1:19 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: New unopened Thinkpad S1 Yoga 256/8/2.1-3.3Ghz i7, Swedish-Finish kbd, 3y on site warranty, to Sweden/EU
Replies: 1
Views: 1135

FS: New unopened Thinkpad S1 Yoga 256/8/2.1-3.3Ghz i7, Swedish-Finish kbd, 3y on site warranty, to Sweden/EU

Hi! Model 20C0003SMS. Price in store 1275-1330 EUR. Sale price 1050 EUR, or highest bid received above 900 EUR. https://www.dustinhome.se/product/5010777403/thinkpad-s1-yoga 7-day picpaste links showing the box and unopened security bag with laptop in it: http://picpaste.com/bild_1_IMG_0936_small-Xl...
by bwsb
Sat May 30, 2015 1:26 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Wtd: Any high-res Thinkpad, ~$200 (in Delhi-India is a plus but US/EU works). Modern enough. Woman student
Replies: 18
Views: 1843

Re: Wtd: Any high-res Thinkpad, ~$200 (in Delhi-India is a plus but US/EU works). Modern enough. Woman student

North India. (I think I wouldn't call it 'human rights' but 'culture'. Rape laws are superhard though. It's in the culture to sell people though, a bank doing damage recovery instructed their collectors to "sell everything in the house including family members" in 2013.) Omg! The budget is 20 000 IN...
by bwsb
Fri May 29, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Wtd: Any high-res Thinkpad, ~$200 (in Delhi-India is a plus but US/EU works). Modern enough. Woman student
Replies: 18
Views: 1843

Re: Wtd: Any high-res Thinkpad, ~$200 (in Delhi-India is a plus but US/EU works). Modern enough. Woman student

Thanks for all your reflections. Agreed that Thinkpads are unisex and that a Thinkpad is more my thought than hers, however it's also always a good thing to do things right, not mentioning that real Thinkpads look great. @Dumanda: thanks for your offer, will have a look.; Looking through what could ...
by bwsb
Thu May 28, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Wtd: Any high-res Thinkpad, ~$200 (in Delhi-India is a plus but US/EU works). Modern enough. Woman student
Replies: 18
Views: 1843

Wtd: Any high-res Thinkpad, ~$200 (in Delhi-India is a plus but US/EU works). Modern enough. Woman student

Hi! A woman who's a student here needs a Thinkpad, something modern-enough, budget ~$200. Like ~Full HD (1920x1080) would be great, and 720p webcam & maybe HDMI/DP would be a bonus. Performance, RAM, disk space completely unimportant I guess. This is in Delhi-India but maybe we can get it here some ...
by bwsb
Thu Apr 30, 2015 11:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1-Carbon (X1Cx)/X1Cx-Tablet and newer
Topic: Anyone measure the milligaus ElectroMagnetic Radiation right at keyboard and under laptop?
Replies: 1
Views: 1834

Anyone measure the milligaus ElectroMagnetic Radiation right at keyboard and under laptop?

Safety level is 1 milligauss. Someone measured laptop keyboards to emit 50mg. Would be interested to know what the Thinkpads with magnesium chassis on lower end and keyboard score. "The problem with laptop radiation is that it is operated closely especially in the laps. Laptop radiation is 1 milliga...
by bwsb
Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: Thinkpad Yoga not suitable for travel: 2:nd broken screen in 2 months
Replies: 5
Views: 4185

Thinkpad Yoga not suitable for travel: 2:nd broken screen in 2 months

My new screen got a tiiny crack just 3 weeks after I got it, from a transitory and not heavy push toward the laptop's middle, but that was no problem as it was almost invisible. Now, I had with me the laptop on 5 days' travel, as usual in the Neoprene case, and on the 4:th day, just like before my p...
by bwsb
Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:35 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: The Thinkpad charger is not third-world proof, beware. Link to voltage protector to fix problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 2435

Re: Thinkpag Yoga gen1 not charging, how fix?

My charger was fried, the solution was to get a new one, and get this voltage protector: http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.ph ... 2&p=754912

Completely awesome. No issues after I got it.
by bwsb
Fri Apr 03, 2015 7:03 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Thinkpad charger precautions for third world countries! XXX
Replies: 0
Views: 2029

Thinkpad charger precautions for third world countries! XXX

In 3 weeks in India, I burnt no less than three electricity chargers. Noone informed me in the past that the third world suffers of voltage swings and so called "electricity surcharges" (I think they're called), that instantly fry your charger. The solution is buying a voltage filter and surcharge p...
by bwsb
Wed Mar 18, 2015 12:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: The Thinkpad charger is not third-world proof, beware. Link to voltage protector to fix problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 2435

Re: Thinkpag Yoga gen1 not charging, how fix?

rkawakami, thanks.

Apparently the AC adapter was fried, from voltage fluctuations in this Indian power system.

So apparently you always need an external voltage stabilizer when you're in the third world.
by bwsb
Wed Mar 18, 2015 12:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1-Carbon (X1Cx)/X1Cx-Tablet and newer
Topic: Any USB adapter for the PCIe?
Replies: 1
Views: 4319

Any USB adapter for the PCIe?

Hi!

If travelling and something bad would happen to laptop, it would be incredibly good to be able to have the correspondent of a SATA to USB cable, for the PCIe SSD in the X1 Carbon 2015.'

Does that exist? How do you do this?'

Thanks
by bwsb
Tue Mar 10, 2015 6:31 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: The Thinkpad charger is not third-world proof, beware. Link to voltage protector to fix problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 2435

The Thinkpad charger is not third-world proof, beware. Link to voltage protector to fix problem.

Since 5hrs, my Thinkpad Yoga gen1 does not charge when plugged into the wall. I checked carefully that the charger is indeed plugged in and that there is proper powers upply in the wall. * Tried the reset button on bottom of laptop. * Will try unplug battery for some seconds, as advertised elsewhere...
by bwsb
Sat Feb 21, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: How hard can TP be squeezed safely without damaging screen and keyboard? (incl my experience w my TP)
Replies: 31
Views: 4960

Re: How hard can Thinkpad be squeezed safely without damaging screen and keyboard? (incl my experience w my Thinkpad)

Brchan, Ah no, the X61 Tablets had a "bubbles leak" problem that just appeared out of nowhere, it was well documented. On 7 laptops, apart from 2 X61T leaks, I damaged only I think 2 or maybe 3 laptop LCD:s up to now ever, that's really fine. I wish to be clear about my purpose with creating this fo...

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