ToshibaSatelliteProA100

  • Contact: Glen Duncan Scott (No Longer Supported)
  • Brand: Toshiba
  • Make : Satellite Pro
  • Model: A100
  • Website: www.toshiba.com

Current Issues

  • ACPI Errors

  • Unfortunately OpenGL appears unstable for R200 cards.
  • Phoenix BIOS hardware not supported by Fnfx or Toshiba Linux Utilities

  • Battery life operation significantly reduced (1 hr 16 mins) compared to Windows (2 hrs).

System Info

bios-version:1.90
system-manufacturer:TOSHIBA
system-product-name:Satellite Pro A100
system-version:PSAA3E-00Q013EN

Hardware details

CPU                    Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 1.40GHz
Physical Memory        256MB DDR2 RAM (533 MHz) 
Hard Disk Capacity     41,052,372,480 [Byte]   38.233 [GB]
Video                  ATI RADEON XPRESS 200M Series, version=8.162.0.0
Screen Resolution      1280 x 800 Pixels, 15.4 Wide Screen
Color Quality          True Color (32 Bit)
Sound                  Realtek High Definition Audio, version=5.10.0.5188
Wireless Card          Atheros AR5005G Wireless Network Adapter, version=4.1.2.108 
Ethernet Card          Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC, version=5.621.304.2005   
Modem                  TOSHIBA Software Modem 56Kps data (V.90), version=2.1.62.0
IDE Device 1           TOSHIBA MK4032GSX
CD/DVD Drive           MATSHITA DVD/CDRW UJDA770, FW version=1.50
Keyboard/TouchPad
Lithium-Ion Battery

in Dapper (current stable)?

in Edgy (current development)?

Installation works?

Works

Untested

Hardware Information

Screen & Monitors

Device

Works?

Bug #

in Dapper (current stable)?

in Edgy (current development)?

Screen

Works

Untested

Correct resolution?

Works

Untested

Correct refresh rate?

Works

Untested

3D Acceleration

Works

Untested

External monitor works?

Works

Untested

External monitor - mirrors

Works

Untested

External monitor - extend desktop

Untested

Untested

Power Management

Battery detected?

Works

Untested

Hibernates?

Does Not Work

Untested

Sleep

Untested

Untested

Dim monitor on battery

Untested

Untested

Blank monitor on inactivity

Works

Untested

Lid Close

Screen Goes Blank

Untested

Cpu frequency scaling

Does Not Work

Untested

Sound

Sound works?

Works

Untested

Correct volume?

Works

Untested

Hardware volume switch

Works

Untested

Headphone jack

Works

Untested

Mic jack

Works

Untested

Networking

Wired NIC

Works

Untested

Wireless NIC

Works

Untested

PCMCIA NIC

Works

Untested

Firewire

Untested

Untested

Bluetooth

Untested

Untested

Modem

Untested

Untested

Infrared

n/a

n/a

Touchpad & Mice

Touchpad

Works

Untested

Touchpad - Doubletap = double click

Works

Untested

Touchpad - Scroll down side

Does Not Work

Untested

Touchpad - turned off while typing

Does Not Work

Untested

External mouse - USB

n/a

n/a

External mouse - Serial

n/a

n/a

Docking Station/Port Replicator

AC through replicator

Works

Untested

USB

Works

Untested

Serial

n/a

n/a

Parallel

n/a

n/a

External Monitor - VGA

Untested

Untested

External Monitor - DVI

Untested

Untested

Modem

Does Not Work

Untested

NIC

Works

Untested

PS/2

n/a

n/a

Additional Hardware

Fingerprint reader

n/a

n/a

CD/DVD drive

Works

Untested

PCMCIA cards

Works

Untested

Parallel Ports

n/a

n/a

Card reader(s)

Untested

Untested

Function and other keys

Fn key

Operation

Keycode

Works?

Bug #

in Dapper (current stable)?

in Edgy (current development)?

+ Space

Does not work

Untested

+ Esc

Does not work

Untested

+ F1

Does not work

Untested

+ F2

Does not work

Untested

+ F3

Does not work

Untested

+ F4

Does not work

Untested

+ F5

Does not work

Untested

+ F6

Does not work

Untested

+ F7

Does not work

Untested

+ F8

Does not work

Untested

+ F9

Does not work

Untested

+ F10

Does not work

Untested

+ F11

Does not work

Untested

+ F12

Does not work

Untested

+ 8 (ArrowUp/8)

Works

Untested

+ K (ArrowDown/2)

Works

Untested

+ O (ArrowRight/6)

Works

Untested

+ U (ArrowLeft/4)

Works

Untested

+ 9 (PgUp/9)

Works

Untested

+ L (PgDn/3)

Works

Untested

+ 7 (Home/7)

Works

Untested

+ 0 (*)

Works

Untested

+ I (5)

Works

Untested

+ J (End/1)

Works

Untested

+ ; (+)

Works

Untested

+ M (Ins/0)

Works

Untested

+ . (Del/.)

Works

Untested

Other special keys

Key

Operation

Keycode

Works?

Bug #

in Dapper (current stable)?

in Edgy (current development)?

Key

Untested

Untested

Notes

ATI RadeonĀ® Xpress 200M

Wi-FiĀ® 802.11b/g integrated Wireless LAN (Atheros Communications Inc.)

  • Requires net5211.inf Windows driver file and don't forget to turn hardware switch on! Activation command

$sudo dhclient ath0

Xgl/Compiz (ATI) - Experimental - Works but missing window headers.

Synaptic Package Manager

System>Administration>Synaptic Package Manager to install these additional programs.

Educational

  • bibletime - KJV Bible and commentary

  • celestia - Real-time visual space simulation

  • stellarium - Real-time photo-realistic sky generator

  • qbrew - Homebrewer's recipe calculator

Games

  • armagetron - 3D Tron-like high speed game

  • chromium - Scrolling space shooter
  • frozen-bubble - Pop the bubbles

  • ksokoban - Mental puzzles

Graphics

  • blender - Very fast and versatile 3D modeller/renderer

  • inkscape - Vector Graphics Editor

Internet

Office

Programming

Sound and Video

  • amarok - Media Player

  • audacity - Multimedia Editing

  • democracyplayer - Internet TV Player

  • k3b, lame, libk3b2-mp3 - Rip an Audio CD into MP3, ISO, CD/DVD burning software

  • kino - Multimedia Editing

  • libdvdcss2 - DVD Decryption
  • libxine-extracodecs - Multimedia Codecs i.e. Quicktime
  • totem-xine - Media Player and Firefox plugin

  • vlc - Media Player for unusual formats

  • w32codecs - Multimedia audio and video codecs

System Tools

  • alien - Install non-native packages with dpkg

  • build-essential - Enables building of Debian packages
  • bum - Boot-Up Manager for easy configuration of startup and shutdown scripts and services

  • msttcorefonts - Microsoft fonts

  • ndiswrapper - Installs Windows drivers for network cards.

  • xorg-driver-fglrx - Video driver for ATI graphics accelerators

System Cleanup Guide

Firefox Extensions

Links


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