Toshiba Satellite L50-B-23Z (Notebook, 15.6 Inch)

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Toshiba Satellite L50-B-23Z (Notebook, 15.6 Inch)
Linux compatibility:
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Review of Linux Compatibility

The Toshiba Satellite L50-B-23Z is a 15.6 inch notebook:

DMI: TOSHIBA SATELLITE L50-B/Type2 - Board Product Name1, BIOS 2.00 12/02/2014

The notebook was tested successfully under XUbuntu 14.04 (kernel version 3.19.0):

  • Processor: Intel i5-5200U
  • Graphics card: AMD Radeon R5 M230 1 GB: works under Linux
  • HDMI- output to TV: works under Linux
  • VGA-signal: was not tested
  • LAN: works
  • WiFi: works
  • Bluetooth: was not tested
  • SD card reader: works under Linux
  • Touchpad: works under Linux
  • Original hard drive was exchanged with a SSD Toshiba Q- Series 256 GB

Remark: Beautiful and stylish notebook. The fan is seldom audible under Linux. RAM and Hard drive can easily be exchanged.

Hardware Overview

The following hardware components were recognized and supported by the Linux kernel:

00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI [8086:1604] (rev 09)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:f920]
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics [8086:1616] (rev 09)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:f920]
	Kernel driver in use: i915_bpo
00:03.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Audio Controller [8086:160c] (rev 09)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:f920]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
00:14.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP USB xHCI Controller [8086:9cb1] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:f920]
	Kernel driver in use: xhci_hcd
00:16.0 Communication controller [0780]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP MEI Controller #1 [8086:9cba] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:f920]
	Kernel driver in use: mei_me
00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller [8086:9ca0] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:f920]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #1 [8086:9c90] (rev e3)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.2 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #3 [8086:9c94] (rev e3)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.3 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #4 [8086:9c96] (rev e3)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.4 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #5 [8086:9c98] (rev e3)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1d.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP USB EHCI Controller [8086:9ca6] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:f920]
	Kernel driver in use: ehci-pci
00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP LPC Controller [8086:9cc3] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:f920]
	Kernel driver in use: lpc_ich
00:1f.2 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP SATA Controller [AHCI Mode] [8086:9c83] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:f920]
	Kernel driver in use: ahci
00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP SMBus Controller [8086:9ca2] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:f920]
01:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5229 PCI Express Card Reader [10ec:5229] (rev 01)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:f920]
	Kernel driver in use: rtsx_pci
07:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Wireless 3160 [8086:08b3] (rev cb)
	Subsystem: Intel Corporation Dual Band Wireless AC 3160 [8086:8170]
	Kernel driver in use: iwlwifi
08:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller [10ec:8168] (rev 0c)
	Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device [1179:f920]
	Kernel driver in use: r8169
09:00.0 Display controller [0380]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Jet PRO [Radeon R5 M230] [1002:6665] (rev ff)
	Kernel driver in use: radeon

Identified Hardware Configurations (1 Result)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Distribution
Kernel
Rating
Scan Date
Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 3.19.0-33-generic - 21/11/2015

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 1 Comment

  • Sergio on said:

    07:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 3160 (rev cb)
    Subsystem: Intel Corporation Dual Band Wireless AC 3160

    This is the output “lspci -k” it fails to load iwlwifi driver under Debian Jessie

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