[ltp] T41 hard disk sensor

Ragnar Hojland Espinosa linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 16 Dec 2003 13:47:45 +0100

On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 04:19:40PM -0500, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 02:21:10PM -0500, Greg Meyer wrote:
> > 
> > Besides the memory bus as you point, the differences are that the
> > T41 has the new hard drive sensor that shields the drive from shock
> > damage and ships with Centrino wireless by default, while the T40's
> > usually ship as upgradeable. 
> Does anyone know how the hard drive sensor works?  Does it require
> software assist, or is it done purely in hardware?  And is it a
> special hard drive, or the sensor built into the motherboard?

I'm trying to get the sensor specs from IBM, but so far no luck. Is
anyone able to assist or knows the correct door to knock at?
Ragnar Hojland - Project Manager
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