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This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Portege M300 laptop, model PPM30A-05L001. The M300 works well with Linux, most of the hardware is working.
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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|Name||Toshiba Portege M300|
|Processor||Intel Pentium-M 1.1Ghz|
|Graphics||Intel Extreme Graphics|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet + Atheros 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||3 x USB2.0 + Firewire port|
|Processor||Yes||Use speedstep-centrino module|
|Optical Drive||Yes||Burning not tested, but should work|
|Graphics||Yes||Use i810 module|
|Sound||Yes||Use Alsa snd_intel8x0 modules|
|Wireless||Yes||Use ath_pci module, from Madwifi module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Firewire||Not Tested but should work|
|Card Reader||Not Tested, probably wont work|
|PCMCIA||Not Tested but should work|
No issues at all with the Toshiba Portege M300 under Linux. Installation went well and the M300 handles Linux properly.