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Re: help diagnosing possible graphics issue with Thinkpad T61 Nvidia Quadro NVS140

On Thu, 26 Jan 2012, 18:48-0500, Jimmy Wu <jimmywu013@gmail.com> wrote:
> I can still use my thinkpad as a headless server and I'll keep an eye 
> out for used boards being sold for cheap so I can troubleshoot it in my 
> spare time.  However, I really need a reliable and functioning main 
> system to do work on *now*, so I've decided to go buy a new laptop. I've 
> been trying to decide whether I want to buy another Thinkpad or use this 
> sudden opportunity to get a notebook from one of the linux hardware 
> vendors like ZaReason [1], System76 [2], or Ohava [3]. 

As a temporary stopgap, I've been able to get slow 2D graphics on my 
external monitor via the fbdev X11 driver.

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