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Afair my model has Bios 1.12 version. Not sure if an update to 1.14 is possible. That FreeDos model seems pretty strange and not widely sold.
 
Afair my model has Bios 1.12 version. Not sure if an update to 1.14 is possible. That FreeDos model seems pretty strange and not widely sold.
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My notebook doesn't switch off its display using xscreensaver going into plain black mode. Is there any additional settings required
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to make it properly use DPMS?

Revision as of 05:40, 3 January 2014

How much ram is usable after upgrading to 8 GiB? I own an E330 as well and i can only access 3.2 GiB on arch64 using UEFI (legacy bios completely disabled). can you post the output of dmesg | grep -i memory ?

[root@laptop64 andyrtr]# dmesg | grep -i memory
[    0.000000] initial memory mapped: [mem 0x00000000-0x1fffffff]
[    0.000000] Base memory trampoline at [ffff880000097000] 97000 size 24576
[    0.000000] init_memory_mapping: [mem 0x00000000-0xa498cfff]
[    0.000000] init_memory_mapping: [mem 0x100000000-0x21e5fffff]
[    0.000000] Early memory node ranges
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 000000000009d000 - 00000000000a0000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000000a0000 - 00000000000e0000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000000e0000 - 0000000000100000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 0000000020000000 - 0000000020200000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 0000000040004000 - 0000000040005000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000a498d000 - 00000000dae5f000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000dae5f000 - 00000000daf7f000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000daf7f000 - 00000000dafff000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000dafff000 - 00000000dfa00000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000dfa00000 - 00000000f8000000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000f8000000 - 00000000fc000000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fc000000 - 00000000fe800000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fe800000 - 00000000fe810000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fe810000 - 00000000fec00000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fec00000 - 00000000fec01000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fec01000 - 00000000fed08000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fed08000 - 00000000fed09000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fed09000 - 00000000fed10000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fed10000 - 00000000fed1a000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fed1a000 - 00000000fed1c000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fed1c000 - 00000000fed20000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fed20000 - 00000000fee00000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fee00000 - 00000000fee01000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000fee01000 - 00000000ffc20000
[    0.000000] PM: Registered nosave memory: 00000000ffc20000 - 0000000100000000
[    0.000000] Memory: 7186952k/8886272k available (4893k kernel code, 1500060k absent, 199260k reserved, 4021k data, 812k init)
[    0.000000] please try 'cgroup_disable=memory' option if you don't want memory cgroups
[    0.003581] Initializing cgroup subsys memory
[    0.794496] Freeing initrd memory: 4092k freed
[    0.840027] Freeing unused kernel memory: 812k freed
[    0.842969] Freeing unused kernel memory: 1240k freed
[    0.844172] Freeing unused kernel memory: 472k freed
[    1.652486] pci 0000:00:00.0: detected 65536K stolen memory
[    1.658520] Non-volatile memory driver v1.3
[root@laptop64 andyrtr]# free -m
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:          7024       1563       5461          0         88        484
-/+ buffers/cache:        989       6035
Swap:         8691          0       8691

No problems here. But I'm using legacy BIOS and old style partitions.


-- Many thanks for the information! You are missing 1 GB of ram because of memory mapped IO just like me. The E320 does not have this problem.

By the way hibernate works here (edit grub cmdline, edit mkinicpio.conf as explained in the wiki)


For memory mapping see there at that page the comment at the buttom: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS029304

The WLAN card seems to be a very cheep model. I guess we can replace it with a Intel Centrino 6300 module allowing 450MBit/s but loosing Bluetooth. There are rumours some bios prevent such an upgrade though.

Afair my model has Bios 1.12 version. Not sure if an update to 1.14 is possible. That FreeDos model seems pretty strange and not widely sold. -- My notebook doesn't switch off its display using xscreensaver going into plain black mode. Is there any additional settings required to make it properly use DPMS?