[ltp] Thinkpad T40p and Debian
Mon, 10 Nov 2003 08:24:30 -0500
On Monday 10 November 2003 08:00 am, Arno Willig wrote:
> I am new to this mailing list, so please don't be angry if I ask
> questions which has already been discussed.
> I am running Debian/Unstable with Kernel 2.4.22 on my Thinkpad T40p and
> have some problems. Maybe you can help me.
> - My X isn't very accelerated (glxgears says 26.667 FPS, fullscreen)
That sounds about right for the free driver. I get 75 with the ATI Catalyst
driver on my T41. Do you have dri enabled?
> - The middle trackpoint button does not work.
Known issue. Supposedly there is a driver from synaptics, but I have not
checked it out. Fabrice Bellet gives some info here:
> - ACPI seems not to work very good. (But at least battery status works)
Same here but I do not even get battery status.
> - How can I control CPU Speed?
I use cpufreqd. Set up policy in cpufreqd.conf and you can either set it
manually by writing to /proc/cpufreq or cpufreqd will autodetect change in ac
> - What about suspending/standby?
I am not interested in this so I cannot answer. Icauses more problems than it
is worth in my estimation.
> - Is it possible to use the TVout with Linux?
I think with the Catalyst driver from ATI.
> - Is there anything useful to do with the TCPA chip?
Don't know, but I think there is someone working on an open-source driver
> Thank you very much,
> Arno Willig <email@example.com>
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