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Hardware

Specification

lspci

Code: lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 3 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA AHCI Controller (rev 02)
01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82573L Gigabit Ethernet Controller
02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Device 4229 (rev 61)
03:0b.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCIxx12 Cardbus Controller
03:0b.1 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments PCIxx12 OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller
03:0b.3 SD Host controller: Texas Instruments PCIxx12 SDA Standard Compliant SD Host Controller

Getting Xorg to work

emerge x11-drivers/synaptics to get all the extra features working on the touchpad emerge sys-apps/915resolution to fix the video bios screen resolution

File: xorg.conf
Section "Module"

# This loads the DBE extension module.
    Load        "dbe"   # Double buffer extension
    SubSection  "extmod"
      Option    "omit xfree86-dga"   # don't initialise the DGA extension
    EndSubSection
    Load        "freetype"
# This loads the GLX module
    Load       "glx"
# This loads the DRI module
    Load       "dri"
EndSection

Section "Files"
    FontPath   "/usr/share/fonts/misc/"
    FontPath   "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/"
    FontPath   "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier  "Keyboard1"
    Driver      "kbd"
    Option "AutoRepeat" "500 30"
    Option "XkbRules"   "xorg"
    Option "XkbModel"   "pc101"
    Option "XkbLayout"  "gb"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier "Mouse0"
    Driver "synaptics"
    Option "Device"      "/dev/input/mice"
    Option "Protocol" "auto-dev"
    Option "LeftEdge" "130"
    Option "RightEdge" "840"
    Option "TopEdge" "130"
    Option "BottomEdge" "640"
    Option "FingerLow" "7"
    Option "FingerHigh" "8"
    Option "MaxTapTime" "180"
    Option "MaxTapMove" "110"
    Option "EmulateMidButtonTime" "75"
    Option "VertScrollDelta" "20"
    Option "HorizScrollDelta" "20"
    Option "MinSpeed" "0.3"
    Option "MaxSpeed" "0.75"
    Option "AccelFactor" "0.015"
    Option "EdgeMotionMinSpeed" "200"
    Option "EdgeMotionMaxSpeed" "200"
    Option "UpDownScrolling" "1"
    Option "CircularScrolling" "1"
    Option "CircScrollDelta" "0.1"
    Option "CircScrollTrigger" "8"
    Option "SHMConfig" "on"
    Option "Emulate3Buttons" "on"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier  "My Monitor"
    HorizSync   31.5
    VertRefresh 50-70
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier  "i810"
    Driver      "i810"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier  "Screen 1"
    Device      "i810"
    Monitor     "My Monitor"
    DefaultDepth 24
    Subsection "Display"
        Depth       24
        Modes       "1280x800"
    EndSubsection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier  "Simple Layout"
    Screen "Screen 1"
    InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
    InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "DRI"
    Mode 0666
EndSection

Useful Utilities

fnfxd -> fn button program for toshiba, with fnfxd you can use the fn+key functions.

laptop mode script -> make your hard disk have less activity which also makes your computer quieter and longer battery life

hdparm -> for tuning up your harddisk
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