[ltp] Please help me pick out my next thinkpad

Tor Håkon Haugen linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 11 Jun 2008 19:30:07 +0200

Oh, forgot. All the other stuff workes out of the box. At least with
Ubuntu Hardy (8.04). Bluetooth, docking station, usb, 3D, volume and

 Tor H. Haugen

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 7:28 PM, Tor Håkon Haugen
<tor.hakon.haugen@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've just got myself a X61.
> Hibernate and suspention works fine after I removed the splash screen
> from the boot process. Don't know why, but it had a bad habbit of
> freezing during resume.
> The wireless on the other hand is a differend story. As far as I
> understand there is some new drivers under development which aren't as
> stable as one might have hoped for. I myself have the Intel Wireless
> 3945 which work at home, but not at my parents. In Ubuntu Hardy it
> uses the iwl3945 module, as the ipw3945 is obsolete. These problems
> also affects Intel Wireless 4965 as far as I know.
> I never had any problems with my X31 and the ipw2100 driver.
> I guess you cannot get a ThinkPad X-series without a Intel Wireless
> NIC. But I think and hope that these problems will be fixed shortly.
> And I would gladly recommend the X61.
>  Tor H. Haugen
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 7:08 PM, Christos Papadopoulos
> <christos@cs.colostate.edu> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> I am in the market for a new thinkpad and need your help.
>> My requirement is a small laptop, so the X-series seems the
>> most likely candidate. So what should I order?
>> In other words, combination of what graphics card, wireless, etc,
>> should I get to ensure the best possible compatibility with
>> Linux? I plan to install either Ubuntu or Fedora.
>> Wireless and suspend/resume MUST work. Multimedia stuff would
>> be nice.
>> Thanks!
>> Christos.
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