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notebook A205-S5880
model: A205-S5880(model id: 1197)
subtype (notebook, netbook, motherboard, tablet):
notebook
vendor:
Toshiba
architecture:
x86-64/amd64
does it have a free boot firmware (BIOS,UEFI,...) ?
no
can free operating systems be installed?
yes
does the device prevent installing wifi cards not-approved by the vendor?
not-specified
year of commercialization:
not-specified
compatibility with free software:
B-gold
tested on:
Parabola GNU/Linux
tested with the following kernel libre:
3.10.9-1
video card model:
Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 (works with 3D acceleration)
wifi model:
Atheros AR242x (it works)
webcam model:
(it works)
Description:
This laptop works wonderfully with free software. The only thing I did not test is the free BIOS, which I suspect would not work. I do not think it is supported by coreboot. Otherwise, I have had no significant troubles running free software on this PC.

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