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[BLU] thinkpad xf86config

On Tue, 9 Nov 1999 dmoylan at wrote:

> have recently acquired a used ibm thinkpad with no manual or other
> documentation.  on the keyboard face it says "760ED" and on the
> back "type 9547-U4G S/N 78-UYD73 96/10".  
> i have rh5.2 installed, which runs fine with the text console, but
> with startx i get a brief flicker and then a blank screen.
> the startx message indicates a TFT display 800x600 with a cyber9385
> chipset.  there seems to be nothing unusual in the message.
> can anyone suggest any good modelines, or a sample XF86Config file
> which might produce better results, or ... ?

Here is the (regrettably long) URL for the PDF describing the technical
specifications of all thinkpads.  You should be able to figure it out from
If this link doesn't work, go to, click on support, type in your
model number, then go to Online Documentaiton.

DDDD   David Kramer         
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