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Lenovo Diagnostics (Bootable USB) - Desktops, Notebooks, Workstations

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Lenovo Linux Diagnostics - Bootable USB
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Lenovo Diagnostics - Bootable USB is a diagnostic tool that can be booted itself and tests the memory and hard drives in Lenovo ThinkPad, ThinkCentre, ThinkStation and ThinkServer.

Note: The USB diagnostic tool has to be created on a Linux system first, and only then it can be used on a Lenovo computer regardless of what Operating System the system has once it is created.

Supported Systems
  • All Thinkpad
  • All ThinkCentre
  • All ThinkStation
  • All IdeaCentre
  • Lenovo Essential
    • B475e, B480, B490, B490s, B575e, B580, B590
    • B4400, B4450s, B5400
    • E49, E4430, K2450, K29, K4350, K4450, K49
    • G400, G400s, G405, G405s, G410, G410s, G480, G485, G500, G500s, G505, G505s, G510, G510s
    • G580, G585, G700, G710, G780
    • M4400, M4400s, M4450, M5400, M490, M490s, M495
    • V4400, V4400u, V480, V480c, V480s, V490u, V580, V580c
Supported Operating Systems
  • All Operating Systems - Self Bootable

Note: It must be created on a Linux Operating System below:

  • RHEL Workstation 6.x
  • SUSE Server 11
  • Ubuntu 11.04
Summary of Changes


  • CHG: Video Card - Removed bumblebee 
  • CHG: Motherboard - Removed the write subtest of the USB test only for Bootable
  • CHG: Updated grub to a newer version to fix boot issues.
  • CHG: Changed splash screen to have final year be 2015
  • CHG: Video Card - Added a fallback to optimus, running LSC Lite normally if running with optimus fails.
  • CHG: Changes the way the bootable .iso generating scripts grab the svn version. Now it'll take it directly from the svn_revision.h
  • CHG: Video Card - Reverts changes related to lowering the stress for Hainan device and adds a filtering on the test to not run if the device is Hainan
  • FIX: LSC Lite Bootable - Build scripts are now able to delete createUSB*.run files.
  • FIX: LSC Lite Bootable - Fixed issues on Save Log feature
Additional Information

Please refer to the README file for the following:

  • Installation Instructions
  • Limitations
Open source code

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  • Document ID:DS025449
  • Last Updated :10 Jun 2015
  • © 2015 Lenovo