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| Webcam works with 'uvcvideo'.<br />Card reader works.<br />Fingerprint reader does not seem to have a driver!
 
| Webcam works with 'uvcvideo'.<br />Card reader works.<br />Fingerprint reader does not seem to have a driver!
 
| Suspend to RAM only works with the 'i8042.reset=1' kernel parameter. Otherwise it fails to wake up, and ends up rebooting itself uncleanly!<br />Generally, this Acer seems to work quite well with Arch Linux :-)
 
| Suspend to RAM only works with the 'i8042.reset=1' kernel parameter. Otherwise it fails to wake up, and ends up rebooting itself uncleanly!<br />Generally, this Acer seems to work quite well with Arch Linux :-)
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| Aspire 4935
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| 2009.08 x64
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| Nvidia Geforce 9300M GS
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| OK, Intel HDA
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| OK
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| OK
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| Untested
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| Suspend to ram OK<br />Suspend to disk OK<br />Frequency scaling OK<br />(using cpufreq)
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| Untested
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| Hotkeys OK<br />Audio touch panel NOT working <br />Webcam OK<br />HDMI OK
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| By "audio touch panel" I mean the illuminated plastic hotkey touch panel on the righthand side of the keyboard.
 
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Revision as of 16:59, 23 December 2010

Models

Model Version Arch Linux
Install CD Version
Hardware Support Remark
Video Sound Ethernet Wireless Bluetooth Power Management Modem Other
TravelMate 2413NLC Gimmick 0.7.2 Intel GMA 915
driver i810
Intel 82801FB
with internal microphone
OK - - Suspend to
RAM: Yes
Disk: Yes
Battery: Yes
Frequency scaling of CPU: Yes
untest Hotkeys: untest
Aspire 5100-3825 0.8 (Voodoo) ATI Radeon Xpress 1100 Intel RealTek Atheros n/a untested Hotkeys: untested
Aspire 1501LMi 0.9 (Don't panic) ATI Radeon 9600
HW acceleration only with proprietary driver
VIA
OK
Broadcom
OK
untested none Suspend to
RAM: ??
Disk: Yes
Battery: Yes
Frequency scaling of CPU: Yes
untested Hotkeys: untested
Travelmate 6292 Core Dump,
Overlord
intel x3100
HW acceleration with Intel's opensource driver, ~1100 fps in the glxgears
Intel HDA
OK (model=acer)
Broadcom BCM5787M
OK
Intel iwl4965
OK
Broadcom
OK
Suspend to
RAM: ??
Disk: Ok
Battery: Yes
Frequency scaling of CPU: Yes
untested Hotkeys: untested
FireWire Texas Instruments TSB43AB23: OK(?)
FireWire detects well but I haven't tested it yet
Aspire 5024 0.7.2 ATI Radeon X700
Runs compiz on both fglrx>=8.02 and radeon driver
AC97
OK
RealTek
OK
Broadcom 4318
Needs acer_apci + firmware or ndiswrapper driver
n/a Battery: Yes
Suspend: Video and wifi probs
Frequency scaling: powernow-k8 driver
untested KeyTouch works for hotkeys
Volume controle etc.
Aspire 7720 2009.02 Intel i965
.
ALC268
working OK
Broadcom BCM5787M (tg3)
OK
Intel 3945
Needs microcode
Detected, works Battery: Yes
Suspend: Seems to work ok
Hibernation: still flaky (often hangs in the middle of restoring)
with linuxant drivers, might work webcam: uvcvideo driver; card reader: only SD cards seem to work; Special keys (Acer Arcade, direct access to browser/mail) seem to not work; volume knob at the side is seen as a multimedia key. Firewire seems to be recognized, untested. For 64-bit, update BIOS to fix ACPI and wireless problems.
Aspire 7730 2009.08 i686 & x64 Intel Mobile 4 Series
i810
Autoconfiguration works. Compiz OK, with indirect rendering.
ALC888
Playback & internal mic OK, mic input socket not tested
'options snd-hda-intel model=laptop' added to /etc/modprobe.d/sound.conf to get headphone cutout working
OK OK, with iwlagn None Suspend to RAM OK
Suspend to disk crashes on i686, OK on x64
Frequency scaling OK
(using cpufreq)
Untested Hotkeys OK
Webcam OK
HDMI untested
Card reader untested
Problem booting install CD
Solved with 'ln -sf /dev/sr0 /dev/archiso' at ramfs$
TravelMate 8371G (TM8371G-944G32n) 2010.05 x86-64 Intel GM45, works with 'i915'. Radeon HD 4330 listed, but cannot switch to it. OK OK, works with 'r8169' OK, works with 'iwlagn' OK, works with 'btusb' s2ram works (see remarks), s2disk works, cpu scaling works, no fan control No modem Webcam works with 'uvcvideo'.
Card reader works.
Fingerprint reader does not seem to have a driver!
Suspend to RAM only works with the 'i8042.reset=1' kernel parameter. Otherwise it fails to wake up, and ends up rebooting itself uncleanly!
Generally, this Acer seems to work quite well with Arch Linux :-)
Aspire 4935 2009.08 x64 Nvidia Geforce 9300M GS OK, Intel HDA OK OK Untested Suspend to ram OK
Suspend to disk OK
Frequency scaling OK
(using cpufreq)
Untested Hotkeys OK
Audio touch panel NOT working
Webcam OK
HDMI OK
By "audio touch panel" I mean the illuminated plastic hotkey touch panel on the righthand side of the keyboard.


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