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


  • FIX: SMART Short Self Test times out with Warning D30 and T540P.
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 :02 Oct 2015
  • © 2015 Lenovo