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by Knez
Fri May 03, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Throw me Distro suggestions!
Replies: 28
Views: 3696

Re: Throw me Distro suggestions!

And so does Haiku. This is a modern version of BeOS. Still in beta, but much simpler and slicker than Linux (0r Windows!). It's what an operating system ought to be. https://www.haiku-os.org Couldn't agree more. I use Haiku on both my X220 and X61s as their only OS. Haiku is actually my main OS and...
by Knez
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 lost "high resolution" VESA/framebuffer modes after BIOS upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 1243

Re: X220 lost "high resolution" VESA/framebuffer modes after BIOS upgrade

I solved this today. For some reason my machines doesnt like BIOS 1.46, modified or original. I reverted to 1.43 original and then modified and all is back to normal again.

Sometimes going bleeding edge isnt the answer.
by Knez
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 lost "high resolution" VESA/framebuffer modes after BIOS upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 1243

Re: X220 lost "high resolution" VESA/framebuffer modes after BIOS upgrade

That BIOS has quite a few extras, that are not normally available. I suggest you go into BIOS and press F9 to reload all the defaults, then F10 to save them. Or reinstall that BIOS. McDonnell says: Please note the warning on the Advanced menu in the BIOS: Setting items on this screen to incorrect v...
by Knez
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X220 lost "high resolution" VESA/framebuffer modes after BIOS upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 1243

X220 lost "high resolution" VESA/framebuffer modes after BIOS upgrade

Hi! A couple of months ago I updated my BIOS to the latest hacked version found here: http://x220.mcdonnelltech.com/resources/ to be able to use my X220 as a hackintosh. After upgrading the BIOS the X220 lost the ability to find the native screen resolution before loading the drivers from the OS. Ty...

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