I noticed that for 2.4.0-testXX there was no help
for CONFIG_TOSHIBA, although there is for 2.2.17.
The following patch borrows the words for CONFIG_TOSHIBA
from the 2.2.17 Documentation/Configure.help.
I checked that the URL referenced below is still valid, and it is.
And CONFIG_TOSHIBA is still used in several places in
This patch applies against 2.4.0-test11-pre6.
diff -u linux/Documentation/Configure.help.orig \
--- linux/Documentation/Configure.help.orig Thu Nov 16 20:36:15 2000
+++ linux/Documentation/Configure.help Thu Nov 16 20:36:38 2000
@@ -13420,6 +13420,17 @@
module, say M here and read Documentation/modules.txt. Most people
will say N.
+Toshiba Laptop support
+ If you intend to run this the kernel on a Toshiba portable say yes
+ here. This adds a driver to safely access the System Management
+ Mode of the CPU on Toshiba portables. The System Management Mode
+ is used to set the BIOS and power saving options on Toshiba portables.
+ For information on utilities to make use of this driver see the
+ Toshiba Linux utilities website at:
/dev/cpu/microcode - Intel P6 CPU microcode support
If you say Y here and also to "/dev file system support" in the