[ltp] T410(s) support [was: recommended laptops of new batch?]
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:35:12 -0800
On Wed, Nov 13, 2013, at 11:34 AM, Robert Tomsick wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 13, 2013, at 11:26 AM, Sean Leonard wrote:
> > On Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 11:03:41 -0800, Mark Wotton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > wrote:
> > > I'm looking to upgrade from my t410 - while it's a lovely machine in many
> > > ways, the linux compatibility doesn't seem to be that great (suspend has
> > > never worked, hibernate took some effort, sound still drops out
> > > unpredictably.)
> > Wow, I'm surprised to hear this. What distro are you running?
> > I have a T410s running Kubuntu 12.04.x (since release and moving up with
> > the minor versions)
> > Suspend has worked well for me, though I suspect I have the known battery
> > drain problem that I haven't troubleshot.
> > Sound has not been an issue, quirks of complicated multi-sync and -source
> > pulseaudio configurations notwithstanding.
> > I have had some issues, mostly with X and KDE failing that i suspect is
> > the
> > fault of either them or the driver for the Intel integrated graphics, and
> > with occasional kernel panics I haven't debugged.
> > I'm curious if others have smoothed out rough edges like mine or Mark's?
> I ran a T410 with Debian for a couple years.
> Suspend worked flawlessly. I never used hibernate making it work
> without being a gaping security hole was a bit of a hassle. Sound
> worked flawlessly out of the box.
> Power consumption and GPU compatibility improved dramatically over the
> years I used it, but it wasn't horrible out of the gate either.
Oops, that should read "[...] never used hibernate *since* making it