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IBM-Lenovo Thinkpad T60p

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the IBM-Lenovo Thinkpad T60p laptop. The T60p is Lenovo's high end laptop.

This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.

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Specifications

NameIBM-Lenovo Thinkpad T60p
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo T2500 2GHz
Screen15“ UXGA
RAM1GB
HDD100GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility FireGL 5200
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth
Other3 x USB2.0, Fingerprint Reader

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes
SoundYesUse the snd-hda-intel module
EthernetYes
WirelessYesUse the ipw3945 module
BluetoothYes
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
PCMCIAYes
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested

Notes

For the ATI Mobility FireGL 5200 graphics chip in the T60p you can use either the open source radeon module or ATI's proprietary fglrx module. For installation instructions, you can view our Configuring an ATI graphics chip guide. For 3D support, you will need the proprietary module.

Summary

There were no problems in getting the IBM-Lenovo Thinkpad T60p working well when used with an up to date Linux distribution.


ibm-lenovo_thinkpad_t60p.txt · Last modified: 2010/10/11 14:02 (external edit)
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