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Old 05-21-2010, 11:46 PM   #1
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Slackware and t410 with i7


I've finally upgraded my T22 to something a little more modern and somewhat faster.I'm extremely hesitant to install linux on this T410 as I have no knowledge of linux performance or compatibility with the i7-620m cpu.There are no linux drivers/downloads for this laptop on the Lenovo sight either.Does that mean what may be obvious to some but that I just can not accept...that this laptop is better served with Windows7?I will not use any linux distro but Slackware.

Anyone have any experience?
 
Old 05-22-2010, 12:01 AM   #2
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Smile

Check out this thread:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1383110

This 1 too:
http://www.linlap.com/wiki/lenovo+thinkpad+t410
 
Old 05-22-2010, 12:02 AM   #3
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If you already own it, go for it
Here's a link about Linux experiences and that Laptop http://forum.notebookreview.com/leno...410-linux.html
Thinkwiki is a good source for Thinkpads http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:T410

The Nvidia graphics might have some minor issues.
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...ight=NVS+3100M

If it does not work to your satisfaction, I'll trade you my Dell Latitude D830 (100% working out of the box) even-steven
 
Old 05-22-2010, 10:51 AM   #4
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Thanks to both of you for the links!

Thanks for the offer,that's a nice laptop you have but I'm kind of partial to this little T410 now.

Last edited by mortal; 05-22-2010 at 10:52 AM.
 
  


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