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== Known issues ==
 
== Known issues ==
  
 
The following are known problems and workarounds for the Lenovo Thinkpad T430s, and likely also for the related models (X230, T430, T530).
 
The following are known problems and workarounds for the Lenovo Thinkpad T430s, and likely also for the related models (X230, T430, T530).
  
=== Microphone mute button ===
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=== Open issues ===
  
The microphone button doesn't work. It doesn't generate any events whatsoever, neither ACPI events nor keypresses.
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* The usual issue with laptop hard drives and disk head parking: [[Hdparm#Parking your hard drive|see here]]{{Broken section link}}
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* At least on one T430s, using QCad with [[Intel graphics|SNA]] would reliably crash Xorg. A workaround is using UXA instead of SNA. ({{bug|31617}})
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* The accelerometer for [[HDAPS]] isn't supported.
  
=== Backlight ===
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=== Fixed ===
  
Work out of box now.
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* Fixed accurately setting the brightness levels with the Fn + brightness up/down shortcut keys. The problem comes from Intel graphics, and the solution can be found from [[Intel#Backlight_not_fully_adjusting.2C_or_adjusting_at_all.2C_after_resume.|here]]{{Broken section link}}.
  
=== Other issues ===
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=== Laptop Settings ===
  
* The usual issue with laptop hard drives and disk head parking: [[Hdparm#Parking your hard drive|see here]]
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[[Xbindkeys]] or [[sxhkd]] can be used to create and modify keyboard bindings. The following example requires the {{Pkg|xorg-xset}} package, and turns the display off when the rectangular button to the right of the microphone mute button is pressed.
* Fixed: when opening/closing the lid, the screen would freeze. One could recover from this by suspending and waking up again. ([https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/30690 issue])
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* At least on one T430s, using QCad with [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Intel_Graphics SNA] would reliably crash Xorg. A workaround is using UXA instead of SNA. ([https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/31617 issue])
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* Sometimes, switching the keyboard backlight on via {{keypress|Fn}}+{{keypress|Space}} doesn't work properly: at first the backlight just stays off, and when one presses the combination again, it goes to directly to 'high', skipping the 'low' mode.
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{{hc|~/.xinbkeysrc|
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# Close display
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"xset dpms force off"
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    m:0x0 + c:156
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    XF86Launch1
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}}
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Other options can be found from [[Lenovo ThinkPad T420#Volume up/down not changing volume]]

Latest revision as of 10:38, 7 August 2016

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Notes: Too little unique content to warrant a separate page (Discuss in Talk:Lenovo ThinkPad T430s#)

Known issues

The following are known problems and workarounds for the Lenovo Thinkpad T430s, and likely also for the related models (X230, T430, T530).

Open issues

  • The usual issue with laptop hard drives and disk head parking: see here[broken link: invalid section]
  • At least on one T430s, using QCad with SNA would reliably crash Xorg. A workaround is using UXA instead of SNA. (FS#31617)
  • The accelerometer for HDAPS isn't supported.

Fixed

  • Fixed accurately setting the brightness levels with the Fn + brightness up/down shortcut keys. The problem comes from Intel graphics, and the solution can be found from here[broken link: invalid section].

Laptop Settings

Xbindkeys or sxhkd can be used to create and modify keyboard bindings. The following example requires the xorg-xset package, and turns the display off when the rectangular button to the right of the microphone mute button is pressed.

~/.xinbkeysrc
# Close display
"xset dpms force off"
    m:0x0 + c:156
    XF86Launch1

Other options can be found from Lenovo ThinkPad T420#Volume up/down not changing volume