ToshibaPortegeR500

  • Make: Toshiba
  • Brand: Portégé
  • Model: R500-12R

Current Issues

  • NetworkManager is unable of turning on the 3g modem. It can be turned on only with toshset -3g on

  • Transflective Button is unable of turning on the transflective mode. It can be turned on only with toshset -trmode on

System Info

system-manufacturer: TOSHIBA
system-product-name: PORTEGE R500
system-version: PPR50E-06U068IT
  • tested using Ubuntu 9.10 and 10.04

Hardware details

Device

Works?

Bug #

in 9.10

in 10.04 (beta2)

Screen & Monitors

Screen

YES

YES

Correct resolution?

YES

YES

Correct refresh rate?

YES

YES

3D Acceleration

Untested

Untested

External monitor works?

Sometimes

Untested

External monitor - mirrors

Untested

Untested

External monitor - extend desktop

Untested

Untested

Power Management

Battery detected?

YES

YES

Hibernates?

Untested

YES

Suspend

YES

YES

Dim monitor on battery

YES

YES

Blank monitor on inactivity

YES

YES

Lid Close

YES

YES

Cpu frequency scaling

YES

YES

Sound

Sound works?

YES

YES

Correct volume?

YES

YES

Hardware volume switch

YES

YES

Headphone jack

YES

YES

Mic jack

YES

YES

Networking

Wired NIC

YES

YES

Wireless NIC

YES

YES

ExpressCard NIC

Untested

Untested

eSATA

Untested

Untested

Bluetooth

YES

Untested

3G Module

YES

YES

Touchpad & Mice

Touchpad

YES

YES

Touchpad - Doubletap = double click

YES

YES

Touchpad - Scroll up/down

YES

Untested

Touchpad - Scroll left/right

YES

Untested

External mouse - USB

YES

YES

Docking Station/Port Replicator

AC through replicator

Untested

Untested

USB

Untested

Untested

Serial

Untested

Untested

Parallel

Untested

Untested

External Monitor - VGA

Untested

Untested

External Monitor - DVI

Untested

Untested

Modem

Untested

Untested

NIC

Untested

Untested

PS/2

Untested

Untested

Additional Hardware

Fingerprint reader

YES

Untested

ExpressCard slot

Untested

Untested

SD Card reader

YES

Untested

Function and other keys

Fn key

Operation

Keycode

Works?

Bug #

in 9.10

in 10.04 (beta2)

+ Space

display resolution

Untested

NO

+ Esc

Mute

YES

YES

+ F1

Lock Screen

Untested

NO

+ F2

Power Save Mode

NO

NO

+ F3

Suspend

YES

Untested

+ F4

Hibernate

Untested

NO

+ F5

External Screen

YES

Untested

+ F6

Brightness down

YES

YES

+ F7

Brightness up

YES

YES

+ F8

WiFi-Bluetooth on/off

YES

Untested

+ F9

Touchpad on/off

NO

NO

+ F10

ArrowMode

Untested

Untested

+ F11

NumLock

Untested

Untested

+ F12

ScrollLock

Untested

Untested

+ 1

Zoom out

NO

NO

+ 2

Zoom in

NO

NO

Other special keys

Key

Operation

Keycode

Works?

Bug #

in Intrepid

in Jaunty

Backlight button

Transflective Display on/off

NO

NO

Volume dial

Volume up/down

YES

YES

Testing/Laptop/Karmic/Reports/ToshibaPortegeR500 (last edited 2010-05-28 17:04:59 by primes2h)