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This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Satellite A110 notebook. The A110 is a lower end laptop and comes with the Intel Core Solo processor. Linux compatibility for this notebook is good.
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 Satellite A110|
|Processor||Intel Core Solo T1350 1.86 GHz|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||3 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-hda-intel module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use ipw3945 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
Some models of the Satellite A110 come with the ATI Radeon Xpress 200M graphics chip. This has not been tested yet but it should work with the standard radeon driver.
The Satellite A110 has a screen resolution of 1280×800, however the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 functions in such a way that this resolution would not be usable right away. You may like to view the Configuring the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 & 950 guide for more information about this issue including a fix.
There were no problems in getting the Toshiba Satellite A110 to work well with Linux after some minor configuration work.