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Re: [Libreboot] new T400 beta ROMs for testing

From: Leah Rowe
Subject: Re: [Libreboot] new T400 beta ROMs for testing
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2016 11:28:58 +0100
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the descriptor doesn't affect wifi, only ethernet. It doesn't matter
what MAC address you put there because it won't affect wifi

Op 10/08/16 om 23:16 schreef Marcel Maci:
> Hi Leah and Persmule, I think the Wifi was my fault: I forgot to
> change the MAC-address of the image with ich9gen. I've made a new
> image with correct mac-address and now the wifi works. The strange
> thing with the wrong MAC-address was that I could see my
> wifi-networks but not connect to them. Ethernet-connection didn't
> work neither. But anyway: now with the correct mac both (ethernet
> and wifi) work. Another thing that changed with the new image: I
> get full resolution graphic screen (1440x900) from the beginning. 
> Suspend doesn't work (as someone else reported) but I'll try a
> newer kernel version. I have two more questions: 1) since grub
> doesn't show up - how can I boot from usb / cd? 2) is Intel AMT /
> ME disabled (when i run cbmem -c it says "AMT enabled"?!) Thx and
> greetings, Marcel
> On Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:39:06 +0100 Leah Rowe <address@hidden>
> wrote:
> I'm not sure why that would happen. Thank you for your report,
> we'll look into it.
> Op 10/08/16 om 14:26 schreef persmule:
>>>> Hi Marcel and Leah,
>>>> I built an image for T400_8mb from git revision 9eef871 (the 
>>>> newest), and flashed to my t400s. The result is nearly the
>>>> same as Marcel's: My wifi doesn't work any more, with the
>>>> switch turned ON!
>>>> #rfkill list
>>>>> 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes 1:
>>>>> phy1: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes
>>>> (I installed 2 wlan cards on it.)
>>>> And no matter how I flip the switch, the output rfkill
>>>> generates remains the same.
>>>> I have to flash a backup image built around Jun 30, then the 
>>>> wireless devices work fine.
>>>> The outputs of dmesg and rfkill (generated under the newest
>>>> image and the older backup one, accordingly) are attached.
>>>> 在 2016年08月10日 15:22, Leah Rowe 写道:
>>>>> Hi Marcel,
>>>>> Op 10/08/16 om 00:30 schreef Marcel Maci:
>>>>>> Hi Leah I flashed version experimental-96-g196d903 on my
>>>>>> T400 and the results are very positive. I get: - no grub
>>>>>> but graphical screen which is smaller than the display,
>>>>>> no mouse - since I have encrypted disk I have then to
>>>>>> switch to the text console to enter the passphrase -
>>>>>> after that the system continues booting and I get full
>>>>>> resolution login screen of Trisquel - I can switch
>>>>>> between lcd and external monitor and adjust the
>>>>>> brightness - everything works (which is great)!
>>>>> Thanks.
>>>>> This is expected behaviour on some T400 screens, where GRUB
>>>>> is garbled or doesn't have a display at all, but GNU/Linux
>>>>> works just fine. You can use an EHCI debug dongle for text
>>>>> mode serial console in GRUB if you have that. This issue
>>>>> will probably be fixed after the release, since it's only
>>>>> considered a minor annoyance and not a blocker for
>>>>> release.
>>>>>> Strangely, I noticed that my wifi doesn't work any more -
>>>>>> but maybe that's another problem and has nothing to do
>>>>>> with the new version (?!) I send you the cbmem -c file as
>>>>>> an attachment. Thx a lot - that's really good news for
>>>>>> me!
>>>>> I don't think this has anything to do with libreboot, since
>>>>> we hardcode-enable it. I checked and the patch should still
>>>>> have been applied when building this snapshot. On the front
>>>>> of the laptop on the left side, near the touchpad, there is
>>>>> a small on/off switch for the wifi which might have been
>>>>> set to off accidentally. Otherwise, "sudo rfkill list" can
>>>>> help you determine what the problem is.

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