Toshiba Satellite A100-386
ACPI and Power Saving
Unlike older Toshiba laptops, this one has a PhoenixBIOS and will NOT work with the
toshiba_acpi module nor utilities which make use of
The Omnibook project does not support this laptop just yet, as no documentation has been released by Toshiba.
Anyway, there is a PKGBUILD for omnibook-svn in AUR.
As a result, the FN hotkeys are unusable at the moment. But you can use the ACPI video module to control the brightness of the LCD screen:
$ modprobe video $ cat /proc/acpi/video/GFX0/LCD/brightness #get the available brightness levels $ echo 10 > /proc/acpi/video/GFX0/LCD/brightness # set the LCD brightness
The EasyGuard hard disk protection also has no Linux driver at the moment.
You can use one of powersave, powernowd, cpudyn, cpufreqd or similar utilities to control CPU frequency scaling with the
Intel Corp. Ethernet Controller.
Intel Corporation|PRO/Wireless 3945ABG. See Wireless network configuration#iwlegacy for details.
The latest alsa patch included in the ARCH kernel adds the definitions for Toshiba integrated sound cards. But I get really low volume with this one so I prefer to force the model to 3stack instead:
Add this line to
... options snd-hda-intel model=3stack
The Video BIOS does not have the
1280x800 resolution although X11 can use it without problems.
1280x800 framebuffer for you.
Working with the slmodem driver and ALSA.
See Touchpad Synaptics.
SD card reader
Texas Instruments Card Reader. Use the
Untested but should work.
Works fine out-of-the-box.