IBM ThinkPad R51 1836-Q7U
08 Nov 2005

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  Novell® Linux Desktop 9 for x86, Powered by SUSE® LINUX     Support Pack 2 for Novell® Linux Desktop 9

Product Description
The new ThinkPad R51 1836-Q7U is a superb addition to IBM's mainstream notebook category. Starting at 5.8lbs and 1.4" thin, it features long battery life, ATI Mobility Radeon graphics and is available with the Intel Pentium M 1.70 GHz processor and 802.11a/b/g integrated wireless making it a balanced package with both mobility and performance. Available with 15-inch display featuring both XGA (1024 x 768) and SXGA+ (1400 x 1050) resolution, the R51 1836-Q7U offers exceptional choice and an amazing value for budget travelers and performance users alike -- in the office or on the road.

Tested Configuration:
Product/Model:IBM ThinkPad R51 1836-Q7U
CD/DVD:Matsushita  UJ-811 , ATAPI
CPU:Intel®  Pentium® M Processor 1.70 GHz
Hard Disk Drive:Fujitsu  MHT2080AT , UltraATA-100
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 82801DBM (ICH4-M) , UltraATA-100
Video Adapter:ATI®  MOBILITY™ RADEON™ 9000
BIOS:IBM 1RETD2WW 3.07c (7/26/2004)
Bus Type:2 CardBus
2 USB Ports
Parallel Port
1394 Firewire
Computer Type:Notebook
Floppy Type:NONE
Mother Board Revision:27K9922
RAM:512 MB
Test Kit:System Test Kit 4.2.6

Config Notes

Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  Integrated 82540EP LAN
Atheros®  AR5002X 802.11a/b/g

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