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This is a guide to running Linux with the AMD based Toshiba Satellite U400-U405 laptop. For the Intel based U400, see the Toshiba Satellite U400-U405 guide.
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 U400-U405|
|Processor||AMD Turion 64 X2|
|Screen||13.3” WXGA Widescreen|
|Graphics||ATI Radeon 3100|
|Network||Ethernet, Atheros 802.11bg|
|Screen||Partial||Cannot adjust brightness|
|Graphics||OK||ATI Catalyst drivers|
|Wireless||OK||Madwifi with new HAL (Atheros AR5700G)|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||SD/SDHC cards work||Others not tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Toshiba Satellite U400D-U405D here.
Omnibook driver still doesn't support the Satellite U400D/U405D yet. It never detects battery, acts as if its plugged in all the time.
There is a little problem with the catalyst driver: the laptop make all the time a trebble noise.
You can enter a summary of how well the Toshiba Satellite U400D-U405D works with Linux here.