Acer Aspire One D250

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  • Booted with acpi=off to keep from hanging on acpi module loading
  • Had to drop to other console, wipe partition table with fdisk before cfdisk would work

See the Beginners' Guide for more information.

Installed broadcom-wl:

Package from http://repo.x-demon.org/ (http://repo.x-demon.org/archlinux/os/i686/)

In rc.conf:

MODULES=(wl !b43)

Fixed ifnames: Broadcom_BCM4312#Interfaces_swapped_every_time

# pacman -S xf86-video-intel xf86-input-synaptics


Acer Aspire One D250 (3 Cell Battery/No Bluetooth)

There are a lot of netbooks under the Aspire One banner. Here's a third-party website that lists them (at least up through 2009): Aspire One Cheatsheet

Here's lspci:

 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
 00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
 00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
 00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
 00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 3 (rev 02)
 00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
 00:1d.1 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
 00:1d.2 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
 00:1d.3 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
 00:1d.7 USB controller: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
 00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
 00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
 00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controller (rev 02)
 00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA AHCI Controller (rev 02)
 00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family SMBus Controller (rev 02)
 01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
 03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications AR8132 Fast Ethernet (rev c0)

Fn Keycodes

The Aspire One US keyboard when operating under WinXP has a number of special keys which are accessed by holding down the Function/Fn key and the relevant key. Some of these operate under Arch as well, but most do not.

Fn+ Data
Fn+ Action in WinXP Console Keycode/Effect X Keycode/Effect
Left Arrow LCD Brighten 112; works OOB but also types "?" character No symbol; works OOB
Down Arrow Volume Down 114 XF86AudioLowerVolume
Right Arrow LCD Dim 118; works OOB but also types "?" character plusminus; works OOB but also types +/- symbol
Pg Up Home 102 Home
Up Arrow Volume Up 115 XF86AudioRaiseVolume
Pg Dn End 107 End
m Keypad 0 82 works; with NumLk on, gives KP_Insert
. Keypad . 83; works; with NumLk on, gives KP_Insert
/ Keypad + 78;
j Keypad 1 79;
k Keypad 2 80;
l Keypad 3 81;
 ; Keypad - 74;
u Keypad 4 75;
l Keypad 5 76;
o Keypad 6 77;
p Keypad * 55;
7 Keypad 7 71;
8 Keypad 8 72;
9 Keypad 9 73;
0 Keypad / 98;
F1 Launch Fn key help None
F2 Launch System Properties None
F3 Launch Power Options None
F4 Sleep Mode None
F5 Toggle to external display 225
F6 Turn off LCD backlight Works OOB
F7 Turn touchpad off/on Works OOB
F8 Mute/unmute None
F11 NumLk None; works (including LED)
F12 Scr Lk None