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Re: wheezy on T43

On Mon, 01 Jul 2013, Umarzuki Mochlis wrote:
> any recent success install of wheezy 32-bit on thinkpad T43 with sound
> and wireless working?

Yes, mine works just fine, but it has an Intel IPW2915 wireless module and
an ATI Radeon X300.  It is a model 2687 T43/p.

However, I do use a custom Linux 3.9.8 kernel, and the open X.org GPU
drivers for the Radeon X300.  The ATI-radeon-based T43 are known to work
just fine with the latest 3.4 and 3.9 kernels, it has been a very long while
since I last tried any kernel from the 3.2 series.

Hmm, it _does_ complain of uknown NMIs when the kernel changes the PCIe link
width of the Radeon due to power-save policies, but that's harmless.

> when i tested with windows 7, i managed to get sound and wireless
> working after installing latest updates

Make sure you update your ThinkPad to its latest BIOS and EC firmware if you
haven't done so already.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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