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Installing Fedora Core 5 on Toshiba A105-S4004

Last updated: 04/28/2006

General Hardware Specifications of Toshiba A105-S4004:

Hardware Components
Status under Linux
Notes
Intel Dual-Core T2300 Processor, 1.667 GHz Works No special procedure required during installation.
15.4 WXGA TFT Display Works Select Generic LCD Display in Installer
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 Works Uses VESA driver. (Or you can update the i810 driver,)
1024MB, DDR2 RAM Works No special procedure required during installation
100 GB SATA Hard Drive Works No special procedure required during installation
No Floppy Drive NA NA
Intel PRO/100 VE Network Connection Works No special procedure required during installation
Internal 56k Modem Doesn't Work In progress
DVDRAM Drive Works DMA does not work under Linux - working on it.
Integrated Intel Pro/Wireless Network Connection 3945ABG (802.11a/b/g) Works Had to download an build the driver from Intel.
6 cell (4000 mAh) Lithium-Ion Battery Works No special procedure required during installation
Realtek ALC861 Sound Card Works  
CPU Speek Stepping Works No special procedure required during installation
Synaptics Touchpad Mouse Works No special procedure required during installation
5-in-1 bridge Media Adapter (memory card reader) Doesn't Work Drivers are under development.
PCMCIA Works No special procedure required during installation
Not tested I don't have any ExpressCards
IEEE-1394 (Firewire) Not Tested I do not have any Firewaire devices to test it.
It is detected and a driver loaded.
Basic Installation of FC5:
Unresolved issues


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