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= Installation of Kubuntu 6.10 on a ThinkPad X60s (model 1704-5UG) =
 
= Installation of Kubuntu 6.10 on a ThinkPad X60s (model 1704-5UG) =
  
== Functional out of the box ===
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== Functional out of the box ==
  
 
With updates to 2007-01-12:
 
With updates to 2007-01-12:
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=== Brightness control ===
 
=== Brightness control ===
  
Blanks X, and stays blank until X is restarted, if you control brightness with Fn+Home/End.
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Blanks X, and stays blank until X is restarted, if you increase brightness with Fn+Home.  
 
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Brightness controlled by dialog windows doesn't cause this.
 
Brightness controlled by dialog windows doesn't cause this.
  
'''I don't know how to fix this.'''
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The [http://www.mail-archive.com/ibm-acpi-devel@lists.sourceforge.net/msg00092.html workaround] is to disable video.o
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echo blacklist video | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/local
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There's a 1 second lag between pressing the key, and the actual change in brightness. '''I don't know how to fix this.'''
  
 
=== acpi-support ===
 
=== acpi-support ===
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  sudo ln -s sleep{,btn}.sh
 
  sudo ln -s sleep{,btn}.sh
 
  sudo ln -s hibernate{,btn}.sh
 
  sudo ln -s hibernate{,btn}.sh
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Now the hotkeys work. Yay!

Revision as of 22:55, 12 January 2007

Installation of Kubuntu 6.10 on a ThinkPad X60s (model 1704-5UG)

Functional out of the box

With updates to 2007-01-12:

  • Sound and mixer
  • Graphics adapter and accelerator (Intel GMA 950)
  • USB
  • Lid switch (LCD off when lid closed)
  • Volume control keys, keyboard light
  • LCD brightness auto-adjusts depending on AC or battery operation
  • Fn buttons generate ACPI events (/var/log/acpid)
  • CPU frequency scaling (both cores)
  • ACPI battery, thermal 1 and 2, ac
  • Suspend to memory (though not with button) and resume
  • Suspend to disk, "hibernate" (though not with button) and resume
  • SD card station (SDIO not tested)
  • WiFi (Intel 3945ABG) with WEP (WPA not tested)
  • Bluetooth
  • Radio enable/disable (Fn+F5) for both WiFi and bluetooth

Broken out of the box

Brightness control

Blanks X, and stays blank until X is restarted, if you increase brightness with Fn+Home. Brightness controlled by dialog windows doesn't cause this.

The workaround is to disable video.o

echo blacklist video | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/local

There's a 1 second lag between pressing the key, and the actual change in brightness. I don't know how to fix this.

acpi-support

in /etc/default/acpi-support

  • Enable laptop-mode (/proc/sys/vm/laptop-mode): ENABLE_LAPTOP_MODE=true
/etc/init.d/acpi-support restart

Fn+F4 and Fn+F12 suspend

cd /etc/acpi
sudo mv sleepbtn.sh{,.orig}
sudo mv hibernatebtn.sh{,.orig}
sudo ln -s sleep{,btn}.sh
sudo ln -s hibernate{,btn}.sh

Now the hotkeys work. Yay!