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by Lindisfarne
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Problem with wifi-connection on t61 running Linux Mint 19 Xfce. Random dropouts and need to reboot
Replies: 4
Views: 1379

Problem with wifi-connection on t61 running Linux Mint 19 Xfce. Random dropouts and need to reboot

Hi As stated in the subject line, I am experiencing problems with the wifi-connection on one of my T61's, running Linux Mint 19 Xfce After working on it for a while, the wifi suddenly drops dead, and can't be turned back on, unless I reboot the whole thing. Emailing is a pain. Is there a way to fix ...
by Lindisfarne
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Is the x220 worth getting in 2018?
Replies: 44
Views: 8139

Re: Is the x220 worth getting in 2018?

Apart this "flaw" does it worth or not, considering the target price ? Yes, why not? just bought one 2 days ago, put debian on it, slammed a 500GB Samsung 860 EVO SSD and the beast is already flying with only stock 4GB ram. That sounds nice! Did you need to tinker with the BIOS to get the SSD runni...
by Lindisfarne
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Can I install Middleton BIOS on T61p with Ubuntu Mate?
Replies: 18
Views: 2875

Re: Can I install Middleton BIOS on T61p with Ubuntu Mate?

But if you apply Middleton's BIOS, the HD/SSD speed will increase from SATA I to SATA II. Not so much noticeably with rotary disks, but an SSD will be really flying! So burn that CD using e.g. Imgburn , which runs fine under Wine . Ahaa - All of a sudden it all makes much better sense! Thank you ve...
by Lindisfarne
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Can I install Middleton BIOS on T61p with Ubuntu Mate?
Replies: 18
Views: 2875

Re: Can I install Middleton BIOS on T61p with Ubuntu Mate?

1. You will not need your Linux installation, BIOS has nothing to do with the hard drive. 2. What's the problem swapping from 80Gb HDD to 320Gb HDD? Both will work just fine without middletoning. Great news! - So I can just pop in a Hitachi 320gb 7200 Rpm HDD, in place of the current 80GB one and b...
by Lindisfarne
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Can I install Middleton BIOS on T61p with Ubuntu Mate?
Replies: 18
Views: 2875

Re: Can I install Middleton BIOS on T61p with Ubuntu Mate?

What a great thread! The questions and answers here have really helped me a lot in regards to my readiness to trying out the Middleton's BIOS on my T61 (running Linux Mint 19 (Xfce)) I want to do it to be able to upgrade my HDD to 320GB instead of the current 80GB Can it be done from a USB also, or ...

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