ASUS Eee PC 1201NL
|Nvidia GeForce 9400M||Working||nvidia|
|Multi-input touchpad||Only emulation|
This is just a draft - more detailed instructions coming up soon + more detailed tests
Netbook works flawlessly with Arch Linux (if you encounter freezes see Troubleshooting below)
HDD important issue
There is native support from 3.0 kernel version with rtl8192se module.
In order to use the function keys and extend battery life, you can set up the ACPI Driver, then install and configure the tools below.
The driver for the ACPI functions of the 1201N is called eeepc_laptop. It is part of the mainline kernel, so all that needs to be done is to load the module:
If the command fails with such error message:
FATAL: Error inserting eeepc_laptop (/lib/modules/2.6.32-ARCH/kernel/drivers/platform/x86/eeepc-laptop.ko): No such device
you need to add acpi_osi=Linux to kernel parameters in your bootloader configuration.
You must have acpid installed to use the Function keys.
After installing acpid, you will have to add it to your DAEMONS array in rc.conf.
Then, you need to installAUR package from AUR and edit file /etc/conf.d/acpi-eeepc-generic.conf:
Comment out EEEPC_CONF_DONE option:
If you are using linux drivers for wifi you should also edit the WIFI_DRIVERS array:
Otherwise the wifi toggle button won't work.
Afterward, you must restart acipd:
Machine does not resume after suspend2ram
You have to unload r8192se_pci module right before suspending. See Suspend2RAM section of this article for details.
After suspending the machine immediately resumes
You have to unload usb module(s) before suspending. See Suspend2RAM section of this article for details.
1366x768 in console with NVIDIA proprietary driver
Load kernel with parameter acpi_osi=Linux
Load kernel with parameters acpi_osi=Linux vga=0x034d