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by thrilleratplay
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
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Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

luedi wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:21 am
without an extracted VBIOS blob (Just CB included VBIOS).
Are you using the Legacy VGA text mode or libgfxinit Linear high-resolution framebuffer?
by thrilleratplay
Thu May 02, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

ok here it is: https://daduke.org/hardware/x220-fhd/ . I couldn't get any coreboot/Seabios display output without the original VGA BIOS, but it's rather easy to extract. Let me know if you have any issues with it new commit - you can now power the nitrocaster PCB from VCC3P instead of VCC, reducing...
by thrilleratplay
Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

A long promised store is here: nitrocaster.me/store . Hopefully this will make both buying for you and shipping for me easier! Please note that there may be delays with shipping because I'll be using a completely different process - but eventually it will get fast and smooth. Nice. I see there is a...
by thrilleratplay
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

What's the current status of a patched Coreboot on the X220? On the X230 I read some success stories, but nothing about the X220? Would like to struggle less when connecting another screen :) Currently, only the X230 FHD patch is being developed https://review.coreboot.org/c/coreboot/+/28950 If you...
by thrilleratplay
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Warning to US screen purchasers: Do not by from dvdsuper999 on ebay I ordered a replacement LP125WF2-SPB4 screen and did not want to wait for it to be shipped from China. I received a LP125WF4-SPB1, which have the same mounts and a 30pin eDP connector but does not work with nitrocaster's board (I th...
by thrilleratplay
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

I have an x220, or I would have tried the x230 coreboot update. I do have all my blobs and the stock bios. Does that script extract the vga bios blob? I believe the vga bios blob is needed for windows, and I'd like to get windows to run so I can use it a few times a year to tune my car. Ah, there i...
by thrilleratplay
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Seems like the x230 is getting some coreboot love: https://review.coreboot.org/c/coreboot/+/28950 Mine is still shotty. I've built coreboot every which way. Either I see the bios and grub and its blank until I plug in an external monitor via VGA or I dont see the bios/grub and I get to my login scr...
by thrilleratplay
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Yes! Somebody managed to get it working under coreboot and is now adding a config option for FHD mod . That would be awesome. I cannot find it in the patches from the past week on review.coreboot.org. If someone a link it it can they post it here? I would like to help test that once it is available.
by thrilleratplay
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

A proper fix would involve modifying the VBT, i guess.
Huh. I'm stumped. Sorry.
by thrilleratplay
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

[qoute] Er, nope, in gentoo it's the same: SeaBIOS loads LILO loads Linux, Linux loads i915 and then the display shuts off and won't show anything until a power cycle occurs (even on reboot it will just turn on backlight for a few moments and that's it). `nomodeset` works, but then you're obviously ...
by thrilleratplay
Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Awesome, now it works, thanks! By the way, did you get seabios to boot from an usb stick on x230?
I booted Arch from a usb drive without a problem, although there was a post a few days ago that sounds similar to what you are experiencing. https://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.p ... 87#p818587
by thrilleratplay
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

After playing with SeaBIOS, coreboot and GRUB2, and flashing the original firmware back, i'm getting a black screen with working backlight when Linux loads its modules :( Okay, it is systemrescuecd-5.2.2 that fails at graphics, it works fine on my main Gentoo system. I remember it used to work thou...
by thrilleratplay
Thu May 31, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Has anyone attempted creating a patch for Coreboot? Looking at the Linux Kernel mod and the source for libgfxinit, I would think that a [change somewhere in hw-gfx-gma-port_detect.adb](https://github.com/coreboot/libgfxinit/blob/8fb0f31d7b53738e81922f46541722e7c48743f6/common/ironlake/hw-gfx-gma-por...
by thrilleratplay
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

I may have just royally messed up the aux power points on the motherboard. Are there any other placed that aux power can be drawn from on the x230?
by thrilleratplay
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Does anyone have any tricks to help solder the v5 sense wire? It keeps moving or coming loose when moving things into place. Others have posted using different wires than the sense wire provided, what gauge are you using? I tried another wire, which was easier to solder but, it didn't work. I am ass...
by thrilleratplay
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1275
Views: 435096

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Is there a comparrision between this and the kingkonglue mod? .... I've been researching the QWHD mod kit, https://world.taobao.com/item/557203626813.htm, the past few days and based on a few posts in Reddit I've seen and how it is described through Google Translate, I plan on purchasing Nitrocaste...

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