Toshiba Portege Z30-A
High-performance ultrabook laptop of Toshiba think for professionals and business. Portégé Z30-A is a long-lasting battery, full-size ports and Intel® Core™ processor laptop of 13.3" and 1.2Kg.
|Name||Series Toshiba Portege Z30-A|
|Processor||Haswell microarchitecture (4th generation)|
|Screen||13.3" 1366x768 Widescreen|
|HDD||Toshiba SDD (128 [THNSNJ128GMCU], 256, 512 GB)|
|Graphics||Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (Intel® HD Graphics 4400)|
|Network||Ethernet - Intel I218-V, Wifi - Intel Wireless 3160|
|Fingerprint reader||USB Validity Sensors|
|Smart Card Reader||O2 Micro, Inc. OZ776|
Installation and configuration
CPU & Graphics
Works fully with 3.17+ kernel.
toshiba_bluetooth kernel module is auto-loaded but is not necessary and, in fact, it is counter-productive, since as soon as you disable bluetooth (e.g. with rfkill), it seems to attempt to re-load the Intel bluetooth firmware every few seconds. Just blacklist the module. Create
is needed for the correct working of wifi.
Smart Card Reader
Works perfectly with& .
Display Backlight Control
Control with the Fn buttons works correctly in 3.17 and 3.18 kernel. However, in 3.19 kernel, a minimum configuration is needed because
toshiba_acpi kernel module add some non-necessary backlight control. For controlling with Fn, create
Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" Driver "intel" Option "Backlight" "intel_backlight" # use your backlight that works here EndSection
Keyboard Backlight control
The backlight works correctly if it is configured on BIOS.
toshiba_acpi kernel module add support for configuring the backlit of the keyboard. However, Fn-Z does not work. The modules can be changed in
/sys/devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXSYBUS:00/TOS6208:00/kbd_backlight_mode with the modes: 2,8,16.
# tee /sys/devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXSYBUS:00/TOS6208:00/kbd_backlight_mode <<< 2
The last version ofhas support for it. However, the image usually is wrong (lengthened) and needs two, three or more tries to obtain verifications.