[Gllug] Re: IBM Thinkpads and Linux (john levin)

Tom Schutzer-Weissmann trmsw at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jul 14 13:16:38 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-07-14 at 11:50 +0100, Richard Cosgrove wrote:

> Thanks for the advice.
> I think I have an Ubuntu live CD somewhere, from when I gave Linux a
> try out (wanted to see what people on internet forums were talking
> about).
> I'll see how that runs and take things from there.

I've found that some thinkpads (R30, T40) need extra boot parameters,
acpi=noirq, or pci=bios, to boot off a live CD. For what it's worth...

Tom SW

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