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[[Category:IBM]]
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Works with no known issues.
 
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==Installation== 
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Works with no known issues. The point releases "Voodoo" and "Don't Panic" work without problems.
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==Configuration==   
 
==Configuration==   
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====Suspend and Hibernate====   
 
====Suspend and Hibernate====   
 
Works flawlessly.  See [[Suspend to Disk]].    Also known to work with [[Pm-utils]].
 
Works flawlessly.  See [[Suspend to Disk]].    Also known to work with [[Pm-utils]].
 
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====Sleepmode====
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An easy way is to use "suspend to swap" by appending 
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resume=/dev/sd''x''
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to the kernel line in {{ic|/boot/grub/menu.lst}}
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[http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Sleepmode Sleepmode ]
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====Laptop Mode Tools====  
 
====Laptop Mode Tools====  
 
Works flawlessly.  See [[Laptop Mode Tools]].  
 
Works flawlessly.  See [[Laptop Mode Tools]].  
 
   
 
   
====CPU Frequency Scaling====  
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====CPU frequency scaling====  
Works as described in [[CPU Frequency Scaling]] with acpi-cpufreq as of 2.6.27-ARCH. Maybe you need to use speedstep-ich on earlier kernels.
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Works as described in [[CPU Frequency Scaling]].
  
 
===Hotkeys===     
 
===Hotkeys===     
They work better after loading the thinkpad-acpi module, to assign the generated keycodes to there supposed functions.   
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They work better after loading the thinkpad_acpi module, to assign the generated keycodes to their supposed functions.   
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As of December 2007, they don't work properly, since HAL is messing around with it's improvements. Read further in the Troubleshooting section.
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====tpb====  
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====tpb====
tpb (for '''T'''hink'''p'''ad '''B'''uttons) is available through pacman:
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Install {{AUR|tpb}}, available in the [[Arch User Repository]].
pacman -S tpb
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tpb adds an on-screen volume bar for the volume buttons, '''THINKPAD''' button assignment, on-screen messages for '''Thinklight''', (on and off) and more.
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====NumLk====
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tpb (for '''T'''hink'''p'''ad '''B'''uttons) adds an on-screen volume bar for the volume buttons, '''THINKPAD''' button assignment, on-screen messages for '''Thinklight''', (on and off) and more.
Yes, this didn't work from the beginning for me, but here is the solution:  
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====NumLock====
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If not already working, this key may be configured by adding:  
 
   
 
   
 
  keycode 77 = Num_Lock  
 
  keycode 77 = Num_Lock  
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Add that line to your ~/.xmodmap file.
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to {{ic|~/.xmodmap}}.
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===Xorg===     
 
===Xorg===     
Works with driver xf86-video-savage.  
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Works fine with driver xf86-video-savage. Eye-candy like compositing will not work with this card.
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Here is the mentioned file, for those who don't have a working configuration yet:
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Please note, if you have an SXGA+, the graphics card will not support a higher depth than 16 bit.
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# /etc/X11/xorg.conf (xorg X Window System server configuration file)
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Section "Files"
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FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/misc"
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FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc"
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FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic"
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FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic"
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FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/:unscaled"
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FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
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FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/:unscaled"
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FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
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FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1"
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FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"
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FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi"
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FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi"
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FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi"
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FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi"
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# path to defoma fonts
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FontPath "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType"
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EndSection
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Section "Module"
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Load "i2c"
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Load "bitmap"
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Load "ddc"
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Load "dri"
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Load "extmod"
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Load "freetype"
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Load "glx"
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Load "int10"
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Load "vbe"
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EndSection
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Section "InputDevice"
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Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
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Driver "kbd"
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Option "CoreKeyboard"
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Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
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Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
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        Option "XkbLayout" "gb"
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# Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
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EndSection
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Section "InputDevice"
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Identifier "Configured Mouse"
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Driver "mouse"
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Option "CorePointer"
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Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
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Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
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# Option "Emulate3Buttons" "on"
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# Emulating the Wheel.
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Option          "EmulateWheel"          "on"
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Option          "EmulateWheelButton"    "2"
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EndSection
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Section "Device"
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Identifier "S3 Inc. SuperSavage IX/C SDR"
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Driver "savage"
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EndSection
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Section "Monitor"
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Identifier "Generic Monitor"
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Option "DPMS"
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HorizSync 28-51
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VertRefresh 43-60
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DisplaySize 271 201 # 96 DPI @ 1024x768
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EndSection
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Section "Screen"
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Identifier "Default Screen"
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Device "S3 Inc. SuperSavage IX/C SDR"
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Monitor "Generic Monitor"
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DefaultDepth 24
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SubSection "Display"
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Depth 16
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Modes "1024x768"
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EndSubSection
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SubSection "Display"
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Depth 24
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Modes "1024x768"
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EndSubSection
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EndSection
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Section "ServerLayout"
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Identifier "Default Layout"
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Screen "Default Screen"
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InputDevice "Generic Keyboard"
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InputDevice "Configured Mouse"
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  EndSection
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Section "DRI"
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Mode 0666
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EndSection
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==Other Resources==   
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==See also==   
[http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:T23 Thinkwiki]
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* [http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:T23 Thinkwiki]

Revision as of 23:26, 26 October 2012

Works with no known issues.

Configuration

Power Management

Suspend and Hibernate

Works flawlessly. See Suspend to Disk. Also known to work with Pm-utils.

Sleepmode

An easy way is to use "suspend to swap" by appending

resume=/dev/sdx 

to the kernel line in /boot/grub/menu.lst

Sleepmode

Laptop Mode Tools

Works flawlessly. See Laptop Mode Tools.

CPU frequency scaling

Works as described in CPU Frequency Scaling.

Hotkeys

They work better after loading the thinkpad_acpi module, to assign the generated keycodes to their supposed functions.

tpb

Install tpbAUR, available in the Arch User Repository.

tpb (for Thinkpad Buttons) adds an on-screen volume bar for the volume buttons, THINKPAD button assignment, on-screen messages for Thinklight, (on and off) and more.

NumLock

If not already working, this key may be configured by adding:

keycode 77 = Num_Lock 

to ~/.xmodmap.

Xorg

Works fine with driver xf86-video-savage. Eye-candy like compositing will not work with this card.

Please note, if you have an SXGA+, the graphics card will not support a higher depth than 16 bit.

See also