Re: IBM thinkpad T43 w/ sarge
If you want, you can use those useful links.
I've an IBM r50p, and now, with a Debian Sarge (unstable, kernel 2.6.14-2-686).
It works (ALL works) very good!
http://linux.spiney.org/book/print/71 - right your model
http://tuxmobil.org/ibm.html - all IBM
http://debiana.net/Linux_on_R50p.html - my model, but a well done guide; it can help you!
Bye and good luck!