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=Hardware=
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==Hardware==
 
'''Processor:''' Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 ''This can vary based on exact model''
 
'''Processor:''' Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 ''This can vary based on exact model''
  
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''' Wireless NIC:''' Intel Corporation Wireless Wifi Link 5100
 
''' Wireless NIC:''' Intel Corporation Wireless Wifi Link 5100
  
=Ethernet=
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==Ethernet==
  
 
Should work out of the box
 
Should work out of the box
  
=Wireless=
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==Wireless==
  
 
Install iwlwifi-5000-ucode
 
Install iwlwifi-5000-ucode
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  MODULES=(iwlagn)
 
  MODULES=(iwlagn)
  
=Xorg=
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==Xorg==
  
No real difficult getting Xorg running - heres the packages I installed - should get everything running;
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No real difficult getting [[Xorg]] running - heres the packages I installed - should get everything running;
  
 
  # pacman -Sy xorg xf86-input-keyboard xf86-input-mouse synaptics xf86-video-intel
 
  # pacman -Sy xorg xf86-input-keyboard xf86-input-mouse synaptics xf86-video-intel
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Then auto configure X using your favorite method and you're good to go.
 
Then auto configure X using your favorite method and you're good to go.
  
=Sound=
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==Sound==
  
 
Pulseaudio did the job admirably for me getting the sound working;
 
Pulseaudio did the job admirably for me getting the sound working;
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to /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf
 
to /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf
  
=Card Reader=
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==Card Reader==
  
 
Seemed to work with no additional configuration.
 
Seemed to work with no additional configuration.
  
=Webcam=  
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==Webcam==  
  
 
Worked with no additional configuration.
 
Worked with no additional configuration.
  
=ACPI=
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==ACPI==
  
 
Worked with no additional configuration
 
Worked with no additional configuration
  
=Touchpad=
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==Touchpad==
  
Works after synaptics is installed - still working on touchpad taps!
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Works after [[synaptics]] is installed - still working on touchpad taps

Revision as of 08:39, 19 December 2009

Hardware

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 This can vary based on exact model

Video: Intel Corporation GM45 Chipset

Audio: Intel Coporation 82801I HD Audio Controller

Wired NIC: Realtek RTL8111/8168B

Wireless NIC: Intel Corporation Wireless Wifi Link 5100

Ethernet

Should work out of the box

Wireless

Install iwlwifi-5000-ucode

# pacman -Sy iwlwifi-5000-ucode

Add iwlagn to your rc.conf

MODULES=(iwlagn)

Xorg

No real difficult getting Xorg running - heres the packages I installed - should get everything running;

# pacman -Sy xorg xf86-input-keyboard xf86-input-mouse synaptics xf86-video-intel

Then auto configure X using your favorite method and you're good to go.

Sound

Pulseaudio did the job admirably for me getting the sound working;

# pacman -Sy pulseaudio alsaplugins jack-audio-connection-kit

External speakers will work after configuration, however headphone and microphone jacks need one additional fix

Simply add

options snd-hda-intel model=acer position_fix=1 enable=yes

to /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf

Card Reader

Seemed to work with no additional configuration.

Webcam

Worked with no additional configuration.

ACPI

Worked with no additional configuration

Touchpad

Works after synaptics is installed - still working on touchpad taps