Acer Aspire Timeline 1810tz

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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

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 habe 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.

more stuff

enable power saving

iwconfig wlan0 power on

External Resources