Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q830

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Reason: Needs PCI/USB IDs, firmware section, function keys section and improved instructions for audio (Discuss in Talk:Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q830)
Hardware PCI/USB ID Working?
Touchpad Yes
Keyboard Yes
Video Yes
Webcam Yes
Ethernet Yes
Audio Yes
Wireless Yes


To get the internal mic working, somewhere under /modprobe.d:

options snd-hda-intel model=dell-vostro

To get HDMI audio out working, per This Arch forums thread: In /etc/modprobe.d/sound.conf:

 options snd-hda-intel probe_mask=0xffff,0xfff2

Function keys

Some function keys work:

  • ESC- Toggles muted on/off
  • F3- Hibernate (save state to disk and powers off)
  • F6- Brightness down
  • F7- Brightness up
  • F9- Toggle touchpad on/off
  • The small button above the touchpad to toggle touchpad on/off works
  • The mute toggle on/off on the left side
  • The volume up/down buttons on the left side