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phf: eink screen, 4:3 aspect ratio, old thinkpad keyboard, 1 week battery life :p
verisimilitude: I'm having issues on my Thinkpad with it. I didn't have all of the software installed here.
a111: 97 results for "thinkpad", http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=thinkpad
mircea_popescu: !#s thinkpad
mircea_popescu: well like it or not, it's old crap. the thinkpad sitting sadly on a chair is...like 2gb ram and a fucking pentium
swiftgeek: hl`: softbrick in thinkpad provides resistance against evil maids :)
swiftgeek: libreboot thinkpad doesn't have it easy, neither BSDLs nor XOR test chains are described for our montevina targets
asciilifeform: swiftgeek: if you are a thinkpad aficionado, there is a patched x60 bios in the logs, iirc 2015
asciilifeform: having used ~every thinkpad made.
swiftgeek: IBM didn't make a single thinkpad since at least T20
swiftgeek: we pretty much understand in full depth what thinkpad is
asciilifeform: in other lamers, https://archive.is/g7CB5 >> 'Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro, which is typically installed on ThinkPad, ThinkCentre, and ThinkStation models...' has hardcoded pw. etc
mod6: e560 thinkpad
mod6: <+asciilifeform> http://btcbase.org/log/2017-06-07#1666939 << mega-informative, lol << haha, it's a thinkpad E560 ☝︎
mircea_popescu: i spent what, 0.3% or so of this year in airplane. had thinkpad with multiple batteries loaded up with films etc by diligent travel assistant / cocksucker. in the overhead tray it stayed.
asciilifeform: http://btcbase.org/log/2017-01-06#1597384 << i used a similar device to connect fpga card to thinkpad, coupla years ago ☝︎
a111: 83 results for "thinkpad", http://btcbase.org/log-search?q=thinkpad
mircea_popescu: !#s thinkpad
gabriel_laddel: x220 thinkpad.
shinohai is still trying to source a nice 2005 thinkpad
mircea_popescu: for some reason i had it in my head you had ironed out (or maybe just fought and were defeated ?) blank screen idiocy on thinkpad.
mircea_popescu: anyway, i;m not dedicated enough to getting old games to run on that thinkpad to chase this further. i'll just use a different box.
phf: asciilifeform: what was the thinkpad you were saying good "except the monitor", 80 something?
mircea_popescu: x220 thinkpad 720 a pop ?
Framedragger: trinque: it's a small LED which shines down upon the most awesome thinkpad keyboard before lenovo ruined (fuck chiclet)
adlai: doncha remember, "sl_ seriouslt this is not mircea ... i saved the emails last year from when mircea donated for my thinkpad"
phf: asciilifeform: http://www.myfixguide.com/manual/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/thinkpad-x1-disassemble-30.jpg you're right about the gsm,wifi
gernika: My Thinkpad t43 appears to have one.
assbot: Thinkpad Hacking: LED Backlight Conversions ... ( http://bit.ly/1RqHl84 )
asciilifeform: https://people.xiph.org/~xiphmont/thinkpad/led-inverter.shtml << interesting, strictly for aficionados
asciilifeform: 'My laptop is a Thinkpad x60 running the LibreBoot bios and Debian GNU/Linux, it overheats alot, especially when viewing Star Trek outtakes of Captain Picard. It survives though, even at 90 Celsius... It should die, but it's strong.'
asciilifeform: 'thinkpad x60' with libreboot and replacement ('atheros') nic
asciilifeform: lulzily, i recently tried 'trisquel linux' distro on a thinkpad x60, as mentioned, e.g., here, https://libreboot.org/docs/gnulinux/grub_boot_installer.html - it croaks on boot during acpi init.
BingoBoingo: but mircea_popescu's thinkpad is not a computer. It is a bedtime video player.
asciilifeform: nor mircea_popescu's thinkpad...
assbot: ThinkPad T40 2373 Specs - CNET ... ( http://bit.ly/1o6SHHz )
asciilifeform: mircea_popescu: srsly the old thinkpad's sata-1 does not cut it
assbot: 7 results for 'from:mircea thinkpad' : http://s.b-a.link/?q=from%3Amircea+thinkpad
mircea_popescu: !s from:mircea thinkpad
trinque: that thinkpad is dead.
ascii_butugychag: at least i finally hunted down a 'thinkpad x60'
mircea_popescu: i can hear the thinkpad.
asciilifeform: and yes if this was a thinkpad with actual ibm logo, this works
BingoBoingo: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Intel-AMT-how-to-disable-and-verify/td-p/661067
trinque: lenovo has destroyed the thinkpad line, mind, but if comparing to a toshiba, probably better
assbot: Lenovo Thinkpad T510 *90-Day Warranty* Intel Core i5 ... ( http://bit.ly/1SFukcC )
assbot: Коллекция ретро ноутбуков и прочих РС - ThinkPad 755CD (Type 9545) ... ( http://bit.ly/1NvY0VH )
phf: http://retro-pc.ucoz.ru/index/thinkpad_755cd_type_9545/0-321
phf: asciilifeform: have you had your hands on thinkpad 755cd?
assbot: Logged on 29-10-2015 09:39:35; mircea_popescu: i got a perfectly fine thinkpad, asciilifeform doesn't think much of it as a... what's he call it, "workstation girlfriend" ?
asciilifeform: http://log.bitcoin-assets.com/?date=29-10-2015#1310723 << your thinkpad is faster than half of the machines in the room from which i'm posting. but 'workstation' has specific meaning. ☝︎
mircea_popescu: i got a perfectly fine thinkpad, asciilifeform doesn't think much of it as a... what's he call it, "workstation girlfriend" ?
mircea_popescu: so i could wipe this thinkpad and put lispos on it ?
mircea_popescu: ibm thinkpad.
assbot: ThinkPad W540 | Mobile Workstation | | Lenovo US ... ( http://bit.ly/1Q8jn2g )
jurov: http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/w-series/w540/ lol "power to handle any taxing software" i understood as "taxation software"
AgentScully: someone in Mexico City went through the trouble of stealing a $200 tops thinkpad I had, thank god my hard drive was encrypted because who knows what kind of smut I lost.
assbot: Logged on 03-10-2015 16:34:52; AgentScully: I used to. but I am currently using only linux on an outdated thinkpad.
AgentScully: I used to. but I am currently using only linux on an outdated thinkpad.
asciilifeform: cannot be made to work ~decently~ (that means thinkpad w540 or AT LEAST that level of hardware) for ANY AMOUNT of money
phf: i actually think apple killed thinkpad
asciilifeform: except worse thinkpad.
shinohai: I miss my thinkpad, trying to get a friend in Indiana to sell me one of his old ones.
trinque: felt the same way about a pentium 3 thinkpad I had
gernika: asciilifeform - I haven't tried it. Running it on an old thinkpad. Got msdos 6.2 working in parallels - but parallels is literally a virus.
BingoBoingo: From the inclusion of a TPM, the ThinkPad was lost sort of shit here.
BingoBoingo comparing the comparative merits of the thinkpad X201s and X220
Adlai: williamdunne: scalpl (my thingy) spent a year on a thinkpad x30 without a harddisk, i think you're doing just fine
trinque: thinkpad in name only
pete_dushenski: or buy old thinkpad
mircea_popescu: "So what the hell do we buy now? HP's quality has hit rock bottom and is starting to dig, Lenovo is doing their best to destroy the Thinkpad brand, Asus is incapable of making a device without at least one fatal flaw... is Apple the only one making laptops that aren't garbage anymroe?"
unbalanced: I'd buy a used ThinkPad but who knows how diddled that would be now from 4 years of some shlub surfing porn?
BingoBoingo: unbalanced: My online machine is still a 2011 vintage cheapo thinkpad. Love it.
BingoBoingo: pete_dushenski: 6 year old al macbook is slow, but a bit weighed down with junk, still mechanically solid << loving cheapest thinkpad of 2011 still. working on hoarding fans for it and learning enough hardware diddling to do cell replacement in battery apparatus
Adlai: remember, my "server" is a thinkpad ca 2002, so every cons counts
undata: I had a pentium 3 thinkpad that was a tank compared
undata: I believed "thinkpad"
asciilifeform: the non-thinkpad brands are even deader.
undata: the thinkpad brand is dead
asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: odd little bugger. the usual nice 'thinkpad' keyboard, but inside - a 'mips' cpu. normally ran embedded winblows (yes, for mips!) from 16m rom. but easily hackable to use netbsd or linux.
asciilifeform: http://imagescdn.tweaktown.com/content/6/5/6539_44_lenovo_thinkpad_w540_mobile_workstation_laptop_review.jpg << that one
BingoBoingo: undata: I had to get the screen replaced on this one under warranty << My 4 yo Thinkpad will probably be getting its third fan soon.
mircea_popescu: ibm thinkpad.
Adlai: the IBM thinkpad is good too, and still running like clockwork, 12 years later
Adlai likes his lenovo thinkpad
joecool: chinese killed the thinkpad though
ThickAsThieves: <+asciilifeform> thinkpad X1
pankkake: ben_vulpes: http://shop.gluglug.org.uk/product/ibm-lenovo-thinkpad-x60-coreboot/
BingoBoingo: mike_c: A proper keyboard (portable machine or not) ought to have a Thinkpad style clit.
asciilifeform: the thinkpad one i assume
bitcoinpete: fluffypony: with that thinkpad you should be able to get some ipo action on havelol --> fluffysquirkle industries
BingoBoingo: fluffypony: Depending on the old Thinkpad, aerospace grade hardware is a possibility
fluffypony: ;;later tell bitcoinpete I have an old Thinkpad at home...I'm thinking of putting a Bitcoin wallet on it and telling people that my cold storage "leverages military-grade hardware"
punkman: bounce, thinkpad keyboards are easy to get
herbijudlestoids: BingoBoingo: +1 for thinkpad, -999999999 for unity.
herbijudlestoids: its a thinkpad x230, my bebbeh, i love it
mircea_popescu: is the thinkpad like the most beloved laptop design of all time by now ?
punkman: mircea_popescu: do you happen to know what's the most recent Thinkpad without Intel AMT crap?
BingoBoingo: Fuck that. My thinkpad isn't to heavy to carry a walking around wallet. Do you think I'm some sort of fairy or something.
twizt: its a thinkPad