ThinkVantage System Update 5. Perhaps the majority of buyers spoke, and what they said is that they don’t care about LCD quality. Edit the file so that it looks like this instead – and be sure to notice the change from ” root hd0,0 ” to ” root hd1,0 “, the two added lines, and the commenting-out of the ” savedefault ” line by adding the character at the front Rescue and Recovery 4. ThinkVantage Client Security Solution 8.

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Ubuntu pauses during boot-up while attempting to synchronize the system clock with a remote time server, but you probably aren’t connected to the internet when you boot with a ThinkPad, so this attempt accomplishes nothing. ThinkVantage System Update 5. Going fullscreen on SD YouTube and other Flash videos definitely struggles, but not to the point where I’d say it’s unwatchable—but again, forget about the HD videos. Don’t press Enter to boot, because you will not be able to boot into Linux.

Windows Vista update module KB – Notebooks And with a modern IPS display, the iPad manages a stunning near Critical update for Rescue and Recovery v3. Scheduler patch to fix the tvtsched.

Please send any corrections to emendelson-at-compuserve-dot-com, or post them for everyone to see in the Linux forum at Thinkpads. What can we do about changing the current status quo? Radeon Mobilityetc.

If there were more quality panels in use, economies of scale comes into play and prices go down, but it doesn’t look like there’s much interest in creating less expensive IPS panels when you can make even cheaper TN displays.


I don’t have a major problem with widescreen displays, but there’s a limit to how far we should go, and As explained by Michael R Head in his post in this threadthe Ubuntu Hoary version of tpb does not support on-screen display OSD of the results of your actions. Save the file and close the editor. Besides coming before virtually everything migrated to widescreen displays, the T42 is one of the few laptops to use an IPS panel.

Probably the best way is to open the original file with sudo geditand open a copy of the replacement text with gedit and then copy the replacement over the original. Open a terminal and enter 4t2 commands:. Instead, press ” e ” to edit the command sequence, highlight the line that reads ” root hd1,0 “, and change it to read. Find the section that begins: You should experiment very carefully with this, and test whether any benefits occur.

At least I vvideo never find a way to make it find itself again. As luck would have it, I recently had a chance to use a T42, and I took the opportunity to run it through our standard set of LCD tests.

Ways to Boot an IBM ThinkPad T42 in Safe Mode – video dailymotion

So after all the good things we’ve said, you might have expected this to be a clear cut decision in favor of the ThinkPad Flexview displays. This string is perfect for a x screen, but you might want something different.

I recommend against using the sudo grub-update command that most guidelines recommend at this point, but if you vifeo edited the file correctly, it should do no harm to use that command. I wanted to install Linux to the second hard disk while keeping my original Windows XP system on first internal hard disk – and I wanted the Linux installation to leave my Windows installation and its disk entirely untouched.


Ubuntu Linux 5.04 on an IBM ThinkPad T42

Besides providing for potentially improved color gamut—obviously, you can still have a low color gamut as the T, E, and other laptops show—modern LED backlighting is typically far brighter than any old CCFL backlight.

But then, you didn’t come here for a review of the T42 six years after launch. Where most consumer laptops from have long since retired to the scrap heap with broken hinges, casing, failed motherboards, etc.

You probably only want to test the hotplug status of the wired Ethernet connection, so the lines should read:. While it definitely wins the vertical viewing angle comparison, in other areas it’s still a product of its time.

I have not discussed wireless configuration, but much useful information can be found about subject at http: If you intend to run the command sudo update-grub after you save the file, then save the file now.

ThinkVantage Client Security Solution 8.