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Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

#91 Post by boutch55555 » Thu May 24, 2018 5:10 am

Wifi and HDD are still working, bluetooth doesn't show up, but that might be because I removed the integrated bluetooth adapter to use an Intel 7260.

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Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

#92 Post by evening_hunger » Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:11 am

boutch55555 wrote:
Fri May 04, 2018 7:41 am
I didn't find alternative longer cables, but you could get a couple of those extensions, that's what I used with my W11 panel.
Hi Boutch, there is a problem. I bough extenders from them and got them, but they are not the edp->edp extenders visible in the bottom photo (which probably are compatible with Nitro's cable) but the edp->some_f...g_ribbon converters visible at the top of the photo. What have you gotten when you bought from them?
Do you have any spare extension (of those at the bottom) you'd like to seel or something?

In other words, thie auction photo not one cable visible on both sides (as I though) but two cables. Strange, there's no choice options on the auction, I should've gotten both of them... [censored].

I put my system together with Nitro's cable. My AUO screen has the connector on the wrong side, of course, so it was impossible to fly the cable through any hinges. I drilled holes in the bezel, keyboard support and part of the chassis and put the cable through there directly to Nitroboard. That works, but I suppose it will die, like, really fast, once I give this cable to many squezes. So, I either need this extender - but the correct one, or a longer cable - but you wrote it doesn't exist...
x320/i7-2620M/8GB/256gb.ssd/FHD13.3''IPS/debian_testing (main driver)
x230/i5/8GB/500gb.hdd+256gb.m2ssd/IPS/debian_stable+win7 (better half)

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Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

#93 Post by boutch55555 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:34 pm

I'm pretty sure you just got it on the wrong side, pictures on the site are bottom and front view. It needs to be folded 2 times on one end to have the correct orientation, something like this. Same in the junction between the 2 ribbons, except with a single fold. Ain't pretty but works...

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Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

#94 Post by evening_hunger » Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:04 am

Hmm no, I think they just sent me the wrong ribbons. I will take some photos once back home, and post them here. Also, I see what you mean, probably the auction photo indeed shows the same connector from both sides. It's just that they sent me something different. More on it later...
x320/i7-2620M/8GB/256gb.ssd/FHD13.3''IPS/debian_testing (main driver)
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Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

#95 Post by evening_hunger » Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:33 pm

The connector I got from Yoycart is visible here: https://imgur.com/a/V8uWhG8
x320/i7-2620M/8GB/256gb.ssd/FHD13.3''IPS/debian_testing (main driver)
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Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

#96 Post by boutch55555 » Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:43 pm

Does it have a model number on the side ? Mines were HQ-LED30-156. Maybe they sent the wrong part... In which case I'd contact them.

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Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

#97 Post by evening_hunger » Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:59 am

It's HQ-40-156FPC on mine. Yes, I contacted them, so far they're resisting to acknowledge their fault:) By the way I want to say this screen kicks maximum [censored], the colors are off-this-world, and available 'pixelspace' - stunning.
x320/i7-2620M/8GB/256gb.ssd/FHD13.3''IPS/debian_testing (main driver)
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Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

#98 Post by apala4 » Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:53 pm

boutch55555 wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:32 am
Patching is quite easy, worse part is creating an account on 51nb to download the files ;) PM me if you want a google drive / dropbox link.

Whole process :
Update to 2.68 with official installer. Extract the bios, place it in the x230_bios_patch folder, name it x230.bin and run patch.bat. It should create x230.bin.patched. Flash that.

It also removes whitelist and adds advanced menu. You can choose to disable one of them by commenting it in patches.txt
hello,

1) could you please share the files needed for bios patching?

2) https://forum.51nb.com/forum.php?mod=vi ... light=LVDS this link shows:
1. Please refer to the method of whitelisting: https://forum.51nb.com/thread-1737551-1-1.html
(It is recommended to unplug the eighth pin, bios set the way to wake up the network to access the network cable, I myself Tryed to use the eighth pin did not succeed, for reference.)
is it really required to play with all that "wake up the network" things?

TIA.

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Re: x220/x230 FHD/ WQHD 2K mSATA/USB3.0

#99 Post by boutch55555 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:58 am

Here are files for patching the bios. I used those instructions with the raspberry pi and flashrom to extract and flash the bios.

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