Acer Aspire One D250

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during install: 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

post-install: booted with acpi=off to keep from hanging on udev events updated kernel installed broadcom-wl updated system install X

updated kernel: downloaded latest kernel26-firmware and kernel26 and installed via usb stick and pacman -U reboot

installed broadcom-wl:

package from (

in rc.conf: MODULES=(wl !b43)

fixed ifnames:

updated system:

pacman -Syy

pacman -S pacman

pacman -Syu

pacman -S powerpill

install X:

powerpill -S xorg openbox firefox (dont install xf86-video-vesa, xorg-twm)

in rc.conf: DAEMONS=(... @hal ...)

powerpill -S xf86-video-intel xf86-input-synaptics

when i started x, i had to press fn-f7 (the one with the hand/touchpad on it) in order to enable the touchpad