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This is a guide to running Linux with the Toshiba Tecra S1 laptop, model PT831A-01DXN.
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 Tecra S1|
|Processor||Intel Pentium-M 1.5Ghz|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon 9000|
|Other||3 x USB2.0|
|Sound||Yes||USe snd_intel8x0 module|
|Ethernet||Yes||Use e100 modules|
|56K Modem||Yes||Use slmodem module|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
Any Linux distribution with kernel version 2.4.22 or greater (including the 2.6 series) should work well with this laptop.
The graphics chip will work with either the open source radeon module or with the proprietary ATI module. For installation instructions, you can view our Configuring an ATI graphics chip guide. For 3D support, you will need the proprietary module.
This is quite an easy laptop to get working with Linux, however it is no longer in production.