[ltp] Re: CPUs that can work in a T61

Julien Oziol linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:48:04 +0100

Try nice combo like Archlinux+SSD+MaxDDR
My T43(dothan2Ghz)+2Gigs+HDD is faster booting than P9xxx+win7(VAIO)

That's my opinion

PS:I gave the T43, look for a T61(p), around 250=E2=82=AC=20

Le Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:21:37 +0600,
"Dmitry E. Mikhailov" <d.mikhailov@infocommunications.ru> a =C3=A9crit :

> On Mon, 2012-11-19 at 15:01 -0500, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > > Some fifteen minutes of googling gives a strictly negative result.
> >=20
> > Hmm... I did search for a while but did not find any definitive
> > negative answer.  Could you give me a pointer (and/or some
> > explanation of which problem we bump into)?
> [root@ibm2 openvpn]# lspci|head -n1
> 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory
> Controller Hub (rev 0c)
> http://ark.intel.com/products/29822/Intel-82PM965-Memory-Controller
> Compatible products -> Processors. No Q* or QX* series.
> http://ark.intel.com/products/29821/Intel-82GM965-Graphics-and-Memory-Con=
> Compatible products -> Processors. No Q* or QX* series.
> And I bet on that:
> http://forum.notebookreview.com/gateway-emachines/306877-pm965-800fsb-chi=
> working in the IT world i had intels number and called and after a
> long long delay i got tranfered finally to their level 5 support and
> a tech claimed the intel 965m would work with 1066 fsb however most
> companies are refusing to provide the bios suppport... that is the
> same reason intel website lists the qx9300 able to work for our
> chipset even though we can't use it cause gateway is being
> </QUOTE>
> Lenovo/IBM are/were infamous for NOT supporting the hardware that
> otherwise would work with their hardware (pci id locks), so I strongly
> accept the argument that they wouldn't provide BIOS support for CPUs
> that were never shipped with their laptops.
> We might need some help of a very advanced guy like Middleton who's
> able to modify the BIOS. Unless that happens in my not so humble
> opinion it isn't worth even trying.
> Dmitry