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Revision as of 16:05, 14 April 2010


Introduction

Small howto for installing arch on the Acer Aspire Timeline 1810tz

Live ISO

Note: I had problems with the arch boot iso 2009 08 - eth0 not able to connect to the local network. Used the testing images form build.archlinux.org everything worked fine.

Hardware

  • Audio: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)
  • Video: Intel GMA 4500MHD
  • Processor: U4100 @ 1.30GHz
  • Wired: Atheros Communications Device 1063 (rev c0)
  • Wireless: Intel Corporation WiFi Link 1000 Series

lspci

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hub (rev 07)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 03)
00:1a.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 03)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 4 (rev 03)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 03)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 03)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev 93)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation ICH9M-E LPC Interface Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation ICH9M/M-E SATA AHCI Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 03)
01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Device 1063 (rev c0)
02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation WiFi Link 1000 Series

Wireless

Detailed info found at Wireless

pacman -S iwlwifi-1000-uncode 

Wired

Out of the box.

xorg

Detailed info found at Xorg

pacman -S  xorg-server xorg xf86-input-synaptics xf86-input-keyboard xf86-video-intel 

start hal

/etc/rc.d/hal start

if you have a window manager installed, the .xinitrc configured you can now do a startx without a xorg.conf


Sound

Detailed info found at Alsa

pacman -S alsa-utils
alsaconf
alsamixer

add alsa to /etc/rc.conf.

Powersaving

enable power saving wireless(add to /etc/rc.local)

iwconfig wlan0 power on

CPU scaling

add following modules to /etc/rc.conf

acpi_cpufreq cpufreq_conservative

append to /ect/rc.local

echo conservative > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor
echo conservative > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu1/cpufreq/scaling_governor

powertop

powertop can give some nice hints how to save power.

add to /etc/rc.local

echo min_power > /sys/class/scsi_host/host0/link_power_management_policy
echo 1500 > /proc/sys/vm/dirty_writeback_centisecs

External Resources