Difference between revisions of "Talk:Lenovo ThinkPad X120e"

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WIP:
 
WIP:
 
===Fan Control===
 
===Fan Control===
The X120e's fan spins constantly (needlessly) but luckily can be controlled by the user.
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The X120e's fan spins constantly but luckily can be controlled by the user.
  
'''Modify fan settings at your own risk, only you are responsible if you toast your laptop or lap.'''
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{{Warning| Modify fan settings at your own risk, only you are responsible if you toast your laptop or your lap.}}
  
 
to enable manual fan control place the following into /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf
 
to enable manual fan control place the following into /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf
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'''TODO: Discuss different fan control daemons'''
 
'''TODO: Discuss different fan control daemons'''
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'''NOTE: Until undervolting is possible it seems as if the fan actually does need to spin constantly'''

Revision as of 06:00, 16 March 2011

TODO:

  • Undervolting (Fusion not supported by undervolting tools yet)
  • CPU throttling (is this needed?)
  • Correct ALSA soundcard order (is anyone else having this problem?)
  • Broadcom wireless
  • Catalyst Vs. Open Source ATI drivers
  • Underclock/Overclock video card
  • MISC power saving options


WIP:

Fan Control

The X120e's fan spins constantly but luckily can be controlled by the user.

Warning: Modify fan settings at your own risk, only you are responsible if you toast your laptop or your lap.

to enable manual fan control place the following into /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf

options thinkpad_acpi fan_control=1

TODO: Discuss different fan control daemons

NOTE: Until undervolting is possible it seems as if the fan actually does need to spin constantly