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Fujitsu Lifebook T4210

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the Fujitsu Lifebook T4210 laptop. The Lifebook T4210 from Fujitsu is a small sized tablet system which has excellent Linux support.

This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.

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Specifications

NameFujitsu Lifebook T4210
ProcessorIntel Core Duo T2400 1.83GHz
Screen12.1“ XGA
RAM1GB
HDD80GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth
Other3 x USB2.0, Fingerprint Reader, Tablet

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYesUse the i810 module (No Vid-out)
SoundYesUse the snd-hda-intel module (Input Nonfuntional)
EthernetYes
WirelessYesUse the ipw3945 module or Atheros AE5006 driver.
BluetoothYes
V.92 ModemNo
USBYes
Card ReaderNot Tested
CARDBUSYes
Fingerprint ReaderPartial
TabletYesUse the linuxwacom driver
Tablet ButtonsYesUse the fsc_btns driver

Notes

There were no problems installing Linux on the Lifebook T4210.

Summary

Linux on the Fujitsu Lifebook T4210 works without any issues at all, even the tablet was detected and worked properly.


Discussion

Mark M, 2008/05/06 07:11

Network Card broken with new BIOS update

A recent BIOS update has broken our PXE boot to Linux.

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