Lenovo ThinkPad X201 with unreleased BIOS?

So recently I’ve been having some odd X201 issues… granted I’ve had the X201 for a little less than a week. Wondering perhaps if it’s a BIOS issue I wandered over to the Lenovo web site and find that the Version that is available is “version 1.22”.  Looking in my BIOS I see version 1.23.

Version 1.22 was released on 9/9/2010.  Version 1.23 according to the BIOS was released on 9/15/2010 with a BIOS revision of 1.35 and Firmware Revision of 1.17.

What’s up with this Lenovo? It’s not available on your website? Is it stable yet or are you just shipping it out for jollies?

Thanks DMIDecode port for Windows from GNU for helping to capture the below info.

# dmidecode 2.10
SMBIOS 2.6 present.
78 structures occupying 2863 bytes.
Table at 0x009639D8.

Handle 0x0000, DMI type 0, 24 bytes
BIOS Information
    Vendor: LENOVO
    Version: 6QET53WW (1.23 )
    Release Date: 09/15/2010
    Address: 0xE0000
    Runtime Size: 128 kB
    ROM Size: 8192 kB
        PCI is supported
        PC Card (PCMCIA) is supported
        PNP is supported
        BIOS is upgradeable
        BIOS shadowing is allowed
        ESCD support is available
        Boot from CD is supported
        Selectable boot is supported
        EDD is supported
        3.5"/720 kB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
        Print screen service is supported (int 5h)
        8042 keyboard services are supported (int 9h)
        Serial services are supported (int 14h)
        Printer services are supported (int 17h)
        CGA/mono video services are supported (int 10h)
        ACPI is supported
        USB legacy is supported
        BIOS boot specification is supported
        Targeted content distribution is supported
    BIOS Revision: 1.35
    Firmware Revision: 1.17

Definitely wondering what the deal is…


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