Lenovo Thinkpad X60 Tablet

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Installation instructions for the Lenovo Thinkpad X60 Tablet.

Pre installation notes

Remember to back up the restore partition if you plan to restore to Microsoft Windows, or even leave it.

As the laptop does not have a built-in CD/DVD drive you might have to use a USB stick or similar device. Look in this how to install from USB stick for more information.

Follow the Installation guide

Accessing the recovery partition with GRUB

Edit your /boot/grub/menu.lst file and add the following:

# booting "Rescue and Recovery" partition from Lenovo
title Thinkpad Maintenance
unhide (hd0,0)
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1

Configuration

Graphics card

See Intel graphics.

Stylus

You can get the stylus to work by installing xf86-input-wacom.

Add the following sections to your xorg.conf if it doesn't work:

Section "ServerLayout"
...
    InputDevice    "Cursor" "SendCoreEvents"
    InputDevice    "Stylus" "SendCoreEvents"
    InputDevice    "Eraser" "SendCoreEvents"
...
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier  "Cursor"
    Driver      "wacom"
    Option      "Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
    Option      "Type" "cursor"
    Option      "ForceDevice" "ISDV4"
    Option      "KeepShape" "on"
    Option      "Mode" "Absolute"
    Option      "BottomY" "18432"
    Option      "BottomX" "24576"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier  "Stylus"
    Driver      "wacom"
    Option      "Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
    Option      "Type" "stylus"
    Option      "ForceDevice" "ISDV4"
    Option      "KeepShape" "on"
    Option      "TPCButton" "off"
    Option      "BottomY" "18432"
    Option      "BottomX" "24576"
    Option      "Mode" "Absolute"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier  "Eraser"
    Driver      "wacom"
    Option      "Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
    Option      "Type" "eraser"
    Option      "ForceDevice" "ISDV4"
    Option      "KeepShape" "on"
    Option      "BottomY" "18432"
    Option      "BottomX" "24576"
EndSection

Also add the following if X -configure does not do it:

Section "Monitor"
    DisplaySize     245 18
...
EndSection

Automatic rotation

Refer to acpid on how to edit handler.sh.

Now you should be able to grab events with acpi_listen. My tablet creates the following events when swivelling it down:

ibm/hotkey HKEY 00000080 00005009

When swiveling up:

ibm/hotkey HKEY 00000080 0000500a

Now we can edit our /etc/acpi/handler.sh to grab these events when they occur. Add the following under case "$1" somewhere:

ibm/hotkey)
                case "$2" in
                        HKEY)
                                case "$4" in
                                        00005009)
                                                #Swiveling down
                                                /bin/sh /etc/acpi/actions/swivel-down
                                        ;;
                                        0000500a)
                                                #Swiveling up
                                                /bin/sh /etc/acpi/actions/swivel-up
                                        ;;
                                esac
                                ;;
                esac
                ;;

If you're using HAL for configuring your Xorg you'll need to get the device names used by xsetwacom. If you're using the xorg.conf from above you can leave the device names as they are.

xsetwacom --list dev

Will give you something like this:

PnP Device (WACf008) eraser ERASER    
PnP Device (WACf008) touch TOUCH     
PnP Device (WACf008) STYLUS

You'll just need to cut off the all caps identifier at the end. So the device name for the eraser in the example above would be:

PnP Device (WACf008) eraser

Now create the files specified in handler.sh.

/etc/acpi/actions/swivel-down:

#!/bin/bash
/usr/bin/xrandr -o inverted
xsetwacom set "Stylus" Rotate half
xsetwacom set "Cursor" Rotate half
xsetwacom set "Eraser" Rotate half

/etc/acpi/actions/swivel-up:

#!/bin/bash
/usr/bin/xrandr -o normal
xsetwacom set "Stylus" Rotate none
xsetwacom set "Cursor" Rotate none
xsetwacom set "Eraser" Rotate none

Make them executable:

chmod +x /etc/acpi/actions/swivel*

Now we only need to set up the rotate button, which can be done by finding out what X event it creates when it is pressed. You can use xev to find out:

xev | grep keycode

Now press the rotate button a couple of times and it should give you a keycode. The one for mine was 199.

state 0x0, keycode 199 (keysym 0x0, NoSymbol), same_screen YES

Create a file in your home directory called .Xmodmap, this file should contain:

keycode 199 = F19

Before we go any further we have to put the following rotate script somewhere, it could be in your home directory, or maybe in /usr/local/bin/:

#!/bin/bash
# This is a script that toggles rotation of the screen through xrandr,
# and also toggles rotation of the stylus, eraser and cursor through xsetwacom

# Check orientation
orientation=`xrandr --verbose -q | grep LVDS | awk '{print $5}'`
# Rotate the screen and stylus, eraser and cursor, according to your preferences.
if [ "$orientation" = "normal" ]; then
	/usr/bin/xrandr -o right
	xsetwacom set "Stylus" Rotate cw
	xsetwacom set "Cursor" Rotate cw
	xsetwacom set "Eraser" Rotate cw
elif [ "$orientation" = "inverted" ]; then
	/usr/bin/xrandr -o left
	xsetwacom set "Stylus" Rotate ccw
	xsetwacom set "Cursor" Rotate ccw
	xsetwacom set "Eraser" Rotate ccw
elif [ "$orientation" = "right" ]; then
	/usr/bin/xrandr -o inverted
	xsetwacom set "Stylus" Rotate half
	xsetwacom set "Cursor" Rotate half
	xsetwacom set "Eraser" Rotate half
elif [ "$orientation" = "left" ]; then
	/usr/bin/xrandr -o normal
	xsetwacom set "Stylus" Rotate none
	xsetwacom set "Cursor" Rotate none
	xsetwacom set "Eraser" Rotate none
fi

Make the file executable with chmod +x and create a .xbindkeysrc file in your home directory, with the following content:

	"/path/to/rotatescript"
	F19

Run:

xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap
xbindkeys
/etc/rc.d/acpid restart

Now rotate button and when you swivel the screen down and up it should rotate.

Note: You have to run:
xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap
xbindkeys
Every time you start Xorg.

You might also want to take a look at this rotate script written by Luke

TrackPoint scrolling (wheel emulation)

See TrackPoint

ThinkFinger

Works, read ThinkFinger for reference and examples.

Backlight

To make backlight buttons turn the backlight turn up and down you can do the following.

First edit /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf to make the thinkpad_acpi module load with some special options:

/etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf:

options thinkpad_acpi brightness_enable=1 hotkey=enable,0xffffff

Restart acpid and grab the events they key combinations make with acpi_listen:

/etc/rc.d/acpid restart
acpi_listen

The backlight down button on my machine creates:

ibm/hotkey HKEY 00000080 00001010

backlight up button creates:

ibm/hotkey HKEY 00000080 00001011

Edit /etc/acpi/handler.sh:

ibm/hotkey)
                case "$2" in
                        HKEY)
                                case "$4" in
                                        00001010)
                                                # backlight down
                                                # Check current state
                                                typeset -i state=`cat /sys/class/backlight/thinkpad_screen/brightness`
                                                # Subtract one from the current state and echo it to the file
                                                down=$((state-=1))
                                                echo "$down" > /sys/class/backlight/thinkpad_screen/brightness
                                        ;;
                                        00001011)
                                                # backlight up
                                                # Check current state
                                                typeset -i state=`cat /sys/class/backlight/thinkpad_screen/brightness`
                                                # Add one to the current state and echo it to the file
                                                state+=1
                                                echo "$state" > /sys/class/backlight/thinkpad_screen/brightness
                                        ;;

Restart acpid:

/etc/rc.d/acpid restart

Specifications

Specifications can be found here on ThinkWiki

lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 3 (rev 02)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 4 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA AHCI Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82573L Gigabit Ethernet Controller
03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02)
15:00.0 CardBus bridge: Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev b4)
15:00.1 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C552 IEEE 1394 Controller (rev 09)
15:00.2 SD Host controller: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter (rev 18)
lsusb
Bus 005 Device 003: ID 0a5c:2110 Broadcom Corp. 
Bus 005 Device 002: ID 0483:2016 SGS Thomson Microelectronics Fingerprint Reader
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001  
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001  
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001  
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001  
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002