2652-XXx IBM ThinkPad A31 P4-M 2.0GHz
27 Mar 2003
Tested and Approved with the following Novell products:
Novell Client for Windows 95/98(v3.32) Novell Client for Windows NT/2000/XP(v4.83)

Product Description
ThinkPad A Series: A partner that works the way you do! The ThinkPad A Series is designed for occasionally mobile users who want desktop capability. These notebooks are ideal for users who need the flexibility to take work with them. Power certified for graphics-intensive applications IBM mobile workstation models run graphics-intensive applications and offer solid performance and multimedia for mainstream computing. They feature the latest ATI® graphics and are the first ThinkPad notebooks with the new Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor—M. The 15" UXGA (1600x1200) TFT (select models) provides 170º horizontal and vertical viewing angles, is 25% to 50% brighter and provides twice the contrast of standard ThinkPad UXGA TFT displays. These displays are great for presentations and graphics-intense applications. Two integrated, easy-loading modular bays allow for fast swapping of optional Ultrabay™ 2000 devices. Ultrabay Plus options (with Ultrabay Plus Device Carrier) provide additional expansion capability so you can tailor your notebook.

Test Configuration
Product/Model/Rev2652-XXx IBM ThinkPad A31 P4-M 2.0GHz /A31
CPU Intel Mobile Pentium® 4-M; 2 GHz
DVD-ROM Drive 22P9102 IBM Ultralight 8X Max DVD Ultrabay 2000 Drive
DVD-RW Drive 22P6991 IBM CD-RW/DVD Combo IV Ultrabay 2000
Hard Disk Drive 08K9686 IBM 20GB EIDE Hard Disk Drive
08K9687 IBM 40GB EIDE Hard Disk Drive
08K9688 IBM 60GB EIDE Hard Disk Drive
Host Bus Adapter Intel Integrated Intel® 82801CAM ICH3-M Chipset
Video Adapter ATI Technologies ATi Mobility RADEON™ 7500; BIOS 6.58 ; AGP 4X; 64 MB; Video Resolution XGA; XGA
Bus Type 2 CardBus
Computer TypeLapTop
Floppy Type1.44 MB
Mother Board Revision1.0
System Test Kit Version1

Certified Models
2652-P8U 2652-P9U 2652-PBU
2652-PCU 2652-Q3U 2652-Q5U

Adapters and drivers used in testing
Adapter Driver Type File Name Date Size
Integrated Intel® 82562ET LAN Chipset
Client OS assigned NDIS Driver

The term Tested and Approved applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. Components including LAN adapters, host bus adapters and other individually Tested and Approved components may be exchanged for other Tested and Approved components. For more information on swapping Tested and Approved components, please access the following web page:

For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

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