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==General Notes==
 
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==External Sources==
 
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===ThinkPad 365XD===
 
*[http://personal.riverusers.com/~thegrendel/laptop1.html Mandrake 6.1 on a ThinkPad 365XD]
 
*[http://personal.riverusers.com/~thegrendel/laptop1.html Mandrake 6.1 on a ThinkPad 365XD]
 
*[http://www.agol.dk/elgaard/picframe.html Niels Elgaard Larsens ThinkPad 365XD based Digital Picture Frame page]
 
*[http://www.agol.dk/elgaard/picframe.html Niels Elgaard Larsens ThinkPad 365XD based Digital Picture Frame page]

Revision as of 17:52, 26 January 2006

Specific installation notes for the ThinkPad 365C, 365CD, 365CS, 365CSD, 365E, 365ED, 365X and 365XD.

General Notes

The ThinkPad 365XD is known to be compatible with Red Hat 6.2, as long as the system has more than 8 megabytes of memory. There is a problem with starting up X; while models of the 365XD with TFT displays were compatible with a number of releases of X, the DTSN models of the 365XD had compatibility problems with certain releases of X, and required complicated startup to make X visible:

  • Run $ startx to start the X server
  • Hit FnF7 on the keyboard. This may make X visible. If not:
  • Exit out of X with CtrlAltBackspace
  • Restart X with $ startx

Releases 3.2 and 3.3.6 of XFree86 are known to be compatible with the 365XD; other releases may not be.

Distro specific Instructions

External Sources

ThinkPad 365XD