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=Issues=
 
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You won't be able to adjust brightness under linux.
 
You won't be able to adjust brightness under linux.
 
Haven't tested yet but apparently adding ''acpi_osi=”Linux”'' into grub helps.
 
 
# # (0) Arch Linux
 
# title  Arch Linux
 
# root  (hd0,4)
 
# kernel /vmlinuz26-ck root=/dev/sda7 ro ''acpi_osi=”Linux”''
 
# initrd /kernel26-ck.img
 

Revision as of 02:16, 24 December 2010

Introduction

General info about the Acer Aspire 5742

Hardware

Processor: Intel Pentium i3-370

Video: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02)

Audio: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset High Definition Audio (rev 05)

Wired NIC: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM57780 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 01)

Wireless NIC: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9287 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)

Networking

Wireless

Install driver:

# pacman -S madwifi

Power Management

CPU frequency scaling

You probably want to use laptop-mode-utils with acpi.

# pacman -S laptop-mode-utils acpi

Xorg

xf86-video-intel You'll get a really jumpy touchpad if you don't install xf86-input-synaptics

Issues

You won't be able to adjust brightness under linux.