User:Zhenech/tp smapi on cheap ThinkPads

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tp_smapi on cheap ThinkPads

There are several ThinkPad-branded laptops from Lenovo out there, which are not real ThinkPads (mostly recognizable through a non-ThinkPad BIOS and/or EC). On some of these, th_smapi can still work and I want to gather information about that fact here.

list of users who tried

user model tp_smapi loads tp_smapi works link
norg Edge 11 i3 yes seems so http://thinkpad-forum.de/threads/111805-Hilfe-beim-Einrichten-von-Edge-11-unter-Gentoo
freiform Edge 11 AMD yes http://thinkpad-forum.de/threads/107305-Edge-11-AMD-K325-und-das-GNU
Edger Edge 11 AMD http://thinkpad-forum.de/threads/107305-Edge-11-AMD-K325-und-das-GNU/page2
whirpool SL510 yes seems so http://thinkpad-forum.de/threads/112092-thinkpad_ec-tp_smapi-und-das-SL510
RubenH Edge 11 AMD  ??? http://forum.ubuntuusers.de/topic/thinkpad-edge11-amd-und-thinkpad-acpi/
FabianS X100e yes sort of http://forum.ubuntuusers.de/topic/problem-mit-tp-smapi-auf-x100e/
Tuxel L412 no http://forum.ubuntuusers.de/topic/erfahrungsbericht-lenovo-thinkpad-l412