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Model List

Model version Arch Linux
install CD version
Hardware support Remarks
Video Sound Ethernet Wireless Bluetooth Power management Modem Other
MacBook Pro Rev3 x86_64 2007.08 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Cpufreq + pm-utils Not Used - -
MacBook Mid2007 i686 2008.03 Yes Yes Yes Yes Not used Cpufreq + laptop-mode-tools Not Used - Suspend-to-RAM working ok
MacBook Mid2007 x86_64 2009.08 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes pm-utils Not Used - All works out-of-the box, except iSight
MacBook Pro 5,2 17" x86_64 2009.08 Yes Yes Yes Yes Not used cpufreq + pm-util Not Used - suspend,hibernate OK
Macbook Air 2013 x86_64 2014.10.01 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Out of the box Unknown - All works out of the box except webcam (no support for webcam at all)
Macbook Mid2006 i686 2014.10.01 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes, with HID to HCI conversion Out of the box N/A The synaptics driver allows triple click, a feature unavailable in OSX. Everything except webcam, use isight-firmware-tools
Macbook Pro mid-2009 x86_64 2016.08.01 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unknown N/A Virtual console does not display when switching from a graphical session with proprietary nvidia drivers. This does not happen on nouveau drivers. Everything except iSight works out of the box
Macbook Pro mid-2010 x86_64 2017.04.01 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Unknown N/A Everything seemed to work. However, there were some unresolved heat issues. broadcom-wl drives were used for wifi