Setting up Linux on Toshiba Satellite 1805-S177

This description is quite likely fits all 1800-1805 series. But I tried it on Toshiba Satellite 1805-S177. This is model is similar to 1805-S207 but DVD/CD/RW is replaced with DVD/CD.


Monitor 14.1" TFT 1024x178 or 800x600
VGA Trident Microsystems CyberBlade XPAi1
Memory 256 Mb
Hard Disk 20 Gb Repartitioning NTFS without Partition Magic
CDROM/DVD Toshiba DVD-ROM SD-C2502 CD/DVD players
Floppy Built-in (both CD and Floppy simultaneously)
LAN Intel Corp. 82557 10/100 Mb Works fine
Audio Acer Laboratories Inc M5451 PCI Works fine
Modem Lucent Scorpio 56k
TV output PAL/NTSC
Infrared 1 port
PS/2 1 port
USB 2 ports
Connectors VGA, Serial, Parallel, Microphone, Headset
CardBus 2 slots

lspci output
lspci -vv output

Hardware under Linux and Installation tricks

Alexander Kushnirenko
Last modified: Fri Mar 1 16:17:47 CST 2002