[ltp] A30P Questions

Frank Roberts - SOTL linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 6 Jan 2003 14:57:08 -0500

On Monday 06 January 2003 13:45, Frank Roberts - SOTL wrote:
Hi Matthias

Thanks for responding. I made some comments below for clarity.



On Monday 06 January 2003 12:24, Matthias Posseldt wrote:
> On Monday 06 January 2003 16:49, Frank Roberts - SOTL wrote:
> > Hi All
> >
> > First, thanks for all the help a number of very nice people on this
> > list have provided.
> >
> > As one may imagine from the continuation of the post there are several
> > issues with the Thinkpad A30P that are troubling.
> I too have a A30p and have only one or two minor problems. One is that
> the modem is not working (just cosmetic, since I don't use it), and the
> second is that the sound output is disabled after awaking from suspend
> (lid closed). I have to move both PCM and Master, or disable/enable it or
> reload ALSA mixer settings.
> > First on boot approximately 50% of the time X is not starting. Some
> > times X will initiate if one does a <Ctl><Atl><Bk Space> or <Del> other
> > times it requires a requires one or more reboots.
> Which drivers and X version do you use? What's the exact settings. Are
> you using the framebuffer device on boot or DRI?

The command $> X  -showconfig displays the following data:
XFree 86 Version 11. revision 0 vender release 6600)
Dated 3 September 2002
Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.18-23mdkenterprise i686 [ELE]

The Vidio Card is set to: ATI Raydon
The Monitor is set to: Flat Panel (gneric) 1024x768
The resolution is set to: 1024x768
The display is set to 3D Animation (I think)

> > Second I am using Kppp under Kppp to log on to the internet. If Kppp is
> > initiated and the computer is lodged on to line then all activity on
> > the desktop ceases to function until Kppp is terminated. That means
> > that if one clicks on a desktop icon that the icon will not initiate a
> > program.
> Do you have "Auto-configure hostname" enabled in KPPP? Then please
> disable it in the account settings tab.

No that was and is not enabled if you are refering to the one I found under
the tab accounts, edit (account) then Ip. If not sorry I lost you here.

> > Also as part of this I am using Kmail as the mail program. Due to a
> > major screwup several years ago I wound up with 6 e-mail accounts most
> > of which I can not stop using due to other people having one or the
> > other but not all email address. Point is that Kmail after opening will
> > not check mail in but one (1) account and will disavow the existence of
> > the other 5 accounts. This appears to be another symptom of the desktop
> > problem.
> Do you enabled the "Exclude from mail check" option in the mail accounts
> settings? Then please disable it.

No sorry those settings were and still are disabled.

> > Hopefull someone will have knowledge of what these problems intail or
> > what one needs to check to correct the issue.
> Hope that helps a bit.
> Ciao, Matthias