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by Collector73
Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: ESC to boot? T61
Replies: 1
Views: 811

ESC to boot? T61

I have a T61 that only boots when ESC is pressed once after powering on. Rebooting works fine. I had this problem with different Windows and Linux versions. When testing OPNsense on it, it would not boot but display the same characters many times after each other, like ~$~~~~$, so I suspect it is a ...
by Collector73
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W-520 OEM Touch LCD part number for 04W1511
Replies: 2
Views: 1796

Re: W-520 OEM Touch LCD part number for 04W1511

You might find your answer here: http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/different-frus-for-b156hw01-v-4-lcd-upgrade.671129/ I have T520 and plan to get AUO B156HW01 V.4 for an upgrade. However, I found out that there are three different FRU numbers for this panel, all seem to be in use by lenovo. 4...
by Collector73
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:30 am
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: 1955

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

I have a T61 with Mint (Lara) and an Intel 4965AG with similar issues (in my case, it got an IP address after a while but I could not ping anything). It might be an issue with the latest Linux drivers, as it works well under Windows (8.1). BTW... that is an underrated OS! - Faster than W7 - Longer s...
by Collector73
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: W520 HD replacement. SSD?
Replies: 12
Views: 2427

Re: W520 HD replacement. SSD?

The Samsung is certainly a good choice. It is fast, and the W520 uses all that speed because it has SATA6. (I measured it, with fast SSDs transfer speeds (sequential) are in excess of 500 MB/s).

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