[ltp] T430i support in EFI

Robin Becker linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 05 Sep 2013 14:24:49 +0100

On 05/09/2013 00:30, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Sep 2013, Robin Becker wrote:
>> Anyone know if the later EFI firmwares support thinkpad_ec/tp_smapi
>> better than the legacy bios?
> thinkpad-ec doesn't use any system services, so it depends on the EC
> firmware only.

I wasn't aware you could update the EC firmware separately. Does thinkpad_ec 
load for some EC version > 1.07 on the T430 machines?

> SMAPI depends entirely on the BIOS/EFI, and my best guess is that it will
> only break more and more, as apparently the current Lenovo tools don't use
> that interface anymore (otherwise they'd not have so much bitrot).
Robin Becker