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Lenovo ThinkPad L530

Introduction

The Lenovo ThinkPad L530 confirms Lenovo's Linux support once again.
Some of the hardware in this laptop needs firmware to function.

Specifications

For full specifications see the Lenovo ThinkPad L530 specifications page.

NameLenovo ThinkPad L530
ProcessorUp to 3rd generation Intel Core i7
Screen14.0” or 15.6” display (both sizes: 1366×768 or 1600×900)
RAMUp to 8GB DDR3
HDDUp to 1TB HDD, 256GB SSD
Optical DriveDVD-ROM Combo or DVD+RW Burner
GraphicsSwitchable discrete graphics up to 2GB VRAM
NetworkUnknown
Unknown

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorTestedAdvanced powersave features supported in Linux 3.9
ScreenTested
HDDTestedAHCI enabled by default,good performance
Graphics ChipTestedOK: Intel Integrated
VGA OutTestedOK
Display PortTestedOK
Optical DriveTestedOK
SoundTestedOK
MicrophoneTestedOK
Combo Audio PortTestedHotplug detection finicky, otherwise OK
EthernetTestedOK
WirelessTestedRequires firmware
BluetoothTestedRequires firmware
USBTestedOK, was not tested with USB 3.0 device
Express CardNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamTestedNative support OK
KeyboardTestedNeeds thinkpad-acpi for low-level buttons
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
SmartCard InterfaceNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeTestedOk on Linux kernel 3.7+

Notes

Audio hotplug detection behaves oddly on kernel 3.7.

Summary

No nasty surprises or kernel bugs associated with this device. Tested with kernel 3.5 to 3.7.

Author(s)

Sebastian 'gonX' Jensen


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