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by ashoka
Sun Dec 18, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Dead status bar in T60
Replies: 4
Views: 992

Re: Dead status bar in T60

[...] By "conductive paint", I'm assuming that you are thinking about painting a (wide) trace between the ends of the fuse(s) that may already be damaged. [...] When dealing with blown fuses, you should try to understand what made them blow out in the first place. If you do not know what caused it ...
by ashoka
Sun Dec 18, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Dead status bar in T60
Replies: 4
Views: 992

Re: Dead status bar in T60

[...] If it's a fuse, there are 2 possibilities: - fuse F7 (type 433003) immediately to the right of the LCD-connector on the motherboard - fuse F3 (type 434003) immediately above/left of the power-connector on the motherboard (F3 is TINY!!) Measure the fuses with a multimeter, set to continuity/be...
by ashoka
Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:06 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: ThinkPad T61 Headless Firewall with Fedora 23
Replies: 4
Views: 2157

Re: ThinkPad T61 Headless Firewall with Fedora 23

If anyone is interested in using a ThinkPad as a firewall/router I'd suggest pfSense, a firewall based on FreeBSD https://www.pfsense.org You just need to download a small image onto a pendrive, boot from it and install. A world class Firewall up and running in five minutes and you can configure, m...
by ashoka
Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:02 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Anyone running FreeBSD
Replies: 11
Views: 4183

Re: Anyone running FreeBSD

I've been running freebsd in my T60. I even used it with ZFS and SSD and it worked just fine. However the Intel GPU in this laptop works way better with OpenBSD 6.0 and most of the cool stuff works out of the box. Despite of this, FreeBSD 11.0 seems to work better (resume, suspend, USB-after-resumin...
by ashoka
Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Dead status bar in T60
Replies: 4
Views: 992

Dead status bar in T60

Hi, this is my first post in this great forum! I recently started to use OpenBSD 6.0 in my venerable Thinkpad T60 (1951-FDG) and I have to say that it has a great performance for its age. In fact, I have been using it in the last weeks as one of my main programing platforms. I was missing the 4:3 sc...

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