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|Name||Lenovo ThinkPad X130e|
|Processor||Intel Core i3-2367M processor (dual-core, 1.40GHz, 3MB Cache)
Intel Celeron 857 processor (dual-core, 1.2GHz, 2MB Cache)
|Screen||11.6“ 1366×768 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||Up to 320GB|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 3000|
|Network||Atheros AR8151 v2.0 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Broadcom BCM43224 b/g/n, 1×1
|Processor||Works||Fan RPM significantly inaccurate|
|HDD||Works||HDAPS driver reports consistent incorrect figures|
|Graphics Chip||Works||Uses the i915 driver, as expected
Occasional issues while running X (with and without compositors) that result in the device freezing. In this state, Sysrq keys are unavailable and the system may or may not recover given enough time. No kernel info dumped to syslog
|Ethernet||Works||Uses the atl1c kernel driver. Frequent, inconsistent disconnects
Seems to work okay with kernel versions >3.9
|Wireless||Works||Uses the BCMA SoftMac driver and b43 firmware blobs|
|Card Reader||Not Working||RTSX driver loads but the device doesn't appear in the partition table
Appears to work in Fedora release 19 with rtsx_pci
|Touch Pad||Works||Requires X configuration|
|Track Point||Works||Requires X configuration|
There are many issues regarding compatibility with the thinkpad_acpi modules
For those with 2012 vintage DER NSW devices and/or those struggling with a forgotten supervisor password, there is an easy fix: By causing a CMOS checksum error, you can access the BIOS configuration utility with maximum privileges. This is done by unplugging the CMOS battery, waiting for residual charge in the IC to dissipate, then powering on and pressing “F1” to enter the BIOS. From there, you can enable the boot menu which will allow you to access the BIOS with the same privilege level every boot.
A _very_ decent machine given its portability and battery life, but certainly not the best within its price bracket especially with features like HDAPS and ACPI fan control not functioning correctly with already existing drivers and tools