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> Does anybody have any info or links on setting up Gentoo on a Thinkpad
> T41? I have found allot of mixed info on it. Some outdated, some
> incomplete etc... In particular, I am looking for solid info on the
> Set up the hard drive and power management stuff rignt,
HDAPS, Suspend-to-disk, Suspend-to-ram, tp-fancontrol and cpufreqd works
lm_sensors won't work but you can get all the important information in
> Use the best and most up to date graphics driver
x11-drivers/xf86-video-ati (6.6.3) works well.
I don't think you need an up to date graphics driver for an old laptop.
There are no more changes in the support for the Radeon Mobility 7500.
> Wireless networking (hopefully a great gui to scan for access points!)
There are different wireless cards used in the T41.
Atheros AR5212 is well supported
(madwifi, wpa_supplicant, etc.)
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