[ltp] Setting up to install RH on a new ThinkPad 600
Mon, 1 Oct 2001 12:25:47 -0400
On Monday 01 October 2001 04:25 pm, Mark Atwood wrote:
> I guess I need a MSDOS partition for the suspend file. How big does it
> have to be? I'm guessing the size of the RAM plus a little bit more.
I have installed RH7.1 on my 600e. I am not using the hibernation feature
but there are others that are. Check out Thomas Hood's Thinkpad page:
> I suppose that keeping TP2.EXE on that MSDOS partition, and making
> that partition bootable would be wise. Where can a find a version of
> MSDOS that will work for that purpose? Does FreeDOS work?
I do not believe the DOS thinkpad utils will run under the DOSEMU
package. Again, check out Thomas Hood's Thinkpad page and get the
> I've been using RH 7.1 at work and home. Is anyone running RH 7.1 on a
> TP600? I've seen nothing in the webring about it, most people's
> experiences seem to have been with RH 6.0.
The following page has many links to people running linux on 600's
> I've seen the warning about I2C and lm_sensors. Is it safe to just
> install the kernel-2.4.2 that comes with 7.1, and then promptly
> upgrade to say 2.4.9 or so?
You can do a staight install & then just remove sensors-detect.
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