Difference between revisions of "Acer Aspire 1410"
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This page will eventually hold information to install Arch Linux on the Acer Aspire 1410. Here is the (albeit empty) forum post for discussion: http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=626296
|Graphics||Integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD||Install xf86-video-intel|
|Wireless||  Intel WiFi Link 5100 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N Wireless
| Install iwlwifi-5000-ucode|
|Ethernet||Attansic Technology Gigabit Ethernet||Works out-of-box|
|Audio|| Built-in speakers
|Card Reader|| 5-in-1 card reader:
|Webcam||Chicony Electronics Co. Ltd||Works out-of-box|
|Touchpad||Install xf86-input-evdev, xf86-input-synaptics|
|HDMI Out||Works OOTB|
If you are receiving errors booting or during the install, try setting the SATA mode to "IDE" in the BIOS. This is not necessary for all users.
During the Installation
Be sure to install the necessary wireless driver (see above), "wireless_tools", and optionally "netcfg" if you would like wireless to work post-install.
Setup the Touchpad
Make sure to install xf86-input-synaptics. If you use HAL for Xorg hotplugging it will be autoloaded. Don't forget to enable the touchpad with <Fn>-F7. The following threads might also be interesting:  
If the noise is running too often or making too much noise, try installing the latest version of acerhdf.