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Date:      Fri, 10 Jul 2009 16:09:05 +0200 (CEST)
From:      Wojciech Puchar <>
To:        Giorgos Keramidas <>
Subject:   Re: Advise for buying a Refurbished machine
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <87y6qxktjg.fsf@kobe.laptop>
References:  <SNT111-W3704042797D0F4453DF7ACB2270@phx.gbl> <87y6qxktjg.fsf@kobe.laptop>

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> My loader.conf includes a few thinkpad-specific bits, like:
>  # Intel wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN driver options.
>  legal.intel_iwn.license_ack=1
>  if_iwn_load="YES"
>  # Autoloaded modules.
>  acpi_ibm_load="YES"
>  snd_hda_load="YES"

i needed only last 2 lines on my T31.

Anyway acpi_ibm is really useful, like dev.acpi_ibm sysctl node - setting 
manual/automatic fan speeds etc.

> It is not obvious from the webpage you pasted if the T60 you are going
> to buy uses an Intel or ATI VGA chipset.  I generally opt for Intel VGA

At least intels are really supported with open sources.

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