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Toshiba Satellite Pro 6100

Introduction

This is a guide to running Debian Linux on a Toshiba Satellite Pro 6100

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

NameToshiba Satellite Pro 6100
ProcessorIntel Pentium-M 1.70Ghz
Screen14“ XGA
RAM256MB - 512MB
HDD20GB - 40GB
Optical DriveCD+-RW / DVD-ROM
GraphicsNvidia Geforce go 420 32MB
Network10/100 Ethernet, Intel 2200 802.11g Wireless or Atheros 5001x
Other2 x USB, 1 x irDA, 2x PCMCIA, 1 x SD Card Reader

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes Sume troubles with propietary drivers, with 'nv' free/libre drivers runs right
SoundYes
EthernetYes
WirelessYes Use ath5x driver
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
PCMCIAYes
Card ReaderYes

Notes

The nvidia propietary drivers don't recongnize my screen, and in some cases also no recongnise the video card. But with the nv free/libre driver works fine.
The Sound is really incredible, very high definition.

Summary

This laptop works fine with Linux, I'm using Linux Debian Squeeze/sid with XFCE desktop.


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toshiba_satellite_pro_6100.txt · Last modified: 2010/10/11 14:02 (external edit)
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