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==Models==
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! rowspan=2 style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Model Version
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! rowspan=2 style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Arch Linux<br/>Install CD Version
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== Model List ==
! colspan=8 style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Hardware Support
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! rowspan=2 style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Remark
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{{HCL/Laptops table header}}
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| TravelMate 2413NLC
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| Gimmick 0.7.2
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| Intel GMA 915 driver: <em>i810</em>
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| Intel 82801FB with internal microphone
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| OK
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| --
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| --
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| Suspend to RAM: Yes<br>Disk: Yes<br/>Battery: Yes<br/>CPU frequency scaling: Yes
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| untested
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| Hot keys: untested
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! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Video
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Sound
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Ethernet
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Wireless
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Bluetooth
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Power Management
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Modem
 
! style="background-color: #efefef; border: 1px solid #aaa;" | Other
 
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|TravelMate 2413NLC||Gimmick 0.7.2|| Intel GMA 915<br/>driver <em>i810</em> || Intel 82801FB<br/>with internal microphone || OK || - || - ||Suspend to<br/>RAM: Yes<br>Disk: Yes<br/>Battery: Yes<br/>Frequency scaling of CPU: Yes || untest || Hotkeys: untest
 
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| Aspire 5100-3825
 
| Aspire 5100-3825
 
| 0.8 (Voodoo)
 
| 0.8 (Voodoo)
 
| ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
 
| ATI Radeon Xpress 1100
 
| Intel
 
| Intel
| RealTek
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| Realtek
 
| Atheros
 
| Atheros
 
| n/a
 
| n/a
 
|  
 
|  
 
| untested
 
| untested
| Hotkeys: untested
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| Hot keys: untested
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|-
 
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| Aspire 1501LMi
 
| Aspire 1501LMi
| 0.9 (Don't panic)
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| 0.9 (Don't Panic)
| ATI Radeon 9600<br/>HW acceleration only with proprietary driver
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| ATI Radeon 9600: HW acceleration only with proprietary driver
| VIA<br/>OK  
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| VIA: OK  
| Broadcom<br/>OK
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| Broadcom: OK
 
| untested
 
| untested
 
| none
 
| none
| Suspend to<br/>RAM: ??<br>Disk: Yes<br/>Battery: Yes<br/>Frequency scaling of CPU: Yes  
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| Suspend to RAM: ??<br>Disk: Yes<br/>Battery: Yes<br/>CPU frequency scaling: Yes  
 
| untested
 
| untested
| Hotkeys: untested
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| Hot keys: untested
|- style="background-color: #f3f3f3;"
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| Travelmate 6292
 
| Travelmate 6292
 
| Core Dump,<br/>Overlord
 
| Core Dump,<br/>Overlord
| intel x3100 <br/>HW acceleration with Intel's opensource driver, ~1100 fps in the glxgears
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| Intel x3100: HW acceleration with Intel's open-source driver, ~1100 FPS in the glxgears
| Intel HDA<br/>OK (model=acer)  
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| Intel HDA: OK (model=acer)  
| Broadcom<br/>OK
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| Broadcom BCM5787M: OK
| Intel iwl4965<br/>OK
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| Intel iwl4965: OK
| Broadcom<br/>OK
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| Broadcom: OK
| Suspend to<br/>RAM: ??<br>Disk: Ok<br/>Battery: Yes<br/>Frequency scaling of CPU: Yes  
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| Suspend to RAM: ??<br>Disk: Ok<br/>Battery: Yes<br/>CPU frequency scaling: Yes  
 
| untested
 
| untested
| Hotkeys: untested
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| Hot keys: untested<br/>FireWire (Texas Instruments) TSB43AB23: OK(?)
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| FireWire detects well but I haven't tested it yet
 
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| Aspire 5024
 
| Aspire 5024
 
| 0.7.2
 
| 0.7.2
| ATI Radeon X700<br />Runs compiz on both fglrx>=8.02 and radeon driver
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| ATI Radeon X700<br />Runs Compiz on both fglrx ({{AUR|catalyst}}) >= 8.02 and radeon driver
| AC97<br>OK
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| AC97: OK
| RealTek<br>OK
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| Realtek: OK
| Broadcom 4318<br />Needs acer_apci + firmware or ndiswrapper driver
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| Broadcom 4318<br />Needs ''acer_apci'' + firmware or ndiswrapper driver
| n/a
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| N/A
| Battery: Yes<br>Suspend: Video and wifi probs<br>Frequency scaling: powernow-k8 driver
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| Battery: Yes<br>Suspend: Video and Wi-Fi problems<br>CPU frequency scaling: powernow-k8 driver
 
| untested
 
| untested
| KeyTouch works for hotkeys<br>Volume controle etc.
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| KeyTouch works for hot keys<br>Volume control, etc.
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| [[Acer Aspire 7720|Aspire 7720]]
 
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| 2009.02
 
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| Intel i965
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| ALC268: working OK
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| Broadcom BCM5787M (tg3): OK
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| Intel 3945: Needs microcode
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| Detected, works
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| Battery: Yes<br>Suspend: Seems to work ok<br>Hibernation: still flaky (often hangs in the middle of restoring)
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| With linuxant drivers, might work
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| Web cam driver: ''uvcvideo''; 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.
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| FireWire seems to be recognized, untested. For 64-bit, update BIOS to fix ACPI and wireless problems.
 
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|align="center"|'''[[HCL|Hardware Compatibility List]] - [[HCL/Laptops|Laptops main page]]''' <br> [[HCL/Laptops/Acer|Acer]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Apple|Apple]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Asus|Asus]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Compaq|Compaq]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Dell|Dell]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Digital|Digital]] - [[HCL/Laptops/ECS|ECS]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Siemens-Fujitsu|Siemens-Fujitsu]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Gateway|Gateway]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Hitachi|Hitachi]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Higrade|Higrade]] - [[HCL/Laptops/HP|HP]] - [[HCL/Laptops/IBM|IBM/Lenovo]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Medion|Medion]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Micron|Micron]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Mitac|Mitac]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Mitsubishi|Mitsubishi]] - [[HCL/Laptops/NEC|NEC]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Panasonic|Panasonic]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Samsung|Samsung]] -  [[HCL/Laptops/Sony|Sony]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Toshiba|Toshiba]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Zenith|Zenith]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Other|Other]]
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| Aspire 7730
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| 2009.08 i686 & x86_64
 
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| Intel Mobile 4 Series<br />i810<br />Autoconfiguration works. Compiz OK, with indirect rendering.
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| ALC888<br />Playback & internal microphone: OK; microphone input socket: not tested<br />{{ic|1=options snd-hda-intel model=laptop}} added to {{ic|/etc/modprobe.d/sound.conf}} to get headphone output working
| style="background-color:white" | <small>'''[[HCL|Hardware Compatibility List (HCL)]]'''</small>
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| OK
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| OK, with iwlagn
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| None
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| Suspend to RAM: OK<br />Suspend to disk crashes on i686, OK on x86_64<br />CPU frequency scaling: OK<br />(using cpufreq)
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| Untested
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| Hot keys: OK<br />Web cam: OK<br />HDMI: untested<br />Card reader: untested
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| Problem booting install CD<br />Solved with {{ic|ln -sf /dev/sr0 /dev/archiso}} at ramfs
 
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|<small> ''Full Systems'' </small>
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| TravelMate 8371G (TM8371G-944G32n)
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| 2010.05 x86_64
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| Intel GM45, works with ''i915''. Radeon HD 4330 listed but cannot switch to it.
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| OK
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| OK, works with ''r8169''
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| OK, works with ''iwlagn''
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| OK, works with ''btusb''
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| s2ram works (see remarks), s2disk works, CPU scaling works, no fan control
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| No modem
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| Web cam works with ''uvcvideo''.<br />Card reader works.<br />Fingerprint reader does not seem to have a driver!
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| Suspend to RAM only works with the {{ic|1=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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|<small>[[HCL/Laptops|Laptops]] - [[HCL/Desktops|Desktops]] - [[HCL/Servers|Servers]] - [[HCL/Virtual Machines|Virtual Machines]]</small>
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| Aspire 4935
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| 2009.08 x86_64
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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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| Hot keys: OK<br />Audio touch panel NOT working <br />Web cam: OK<br />HDMI: OK
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| By "audio touch panel" I mean the illuminated plastic hot key touch panel on the right-hand side of the keyboard.
 
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|<small>''Components''</small>
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| AspireOne D255e
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| [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Archboot Archboot 2010.12-1]
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| Intel GMA 3150
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| OK
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| OK, Atheros 8132 worked only with latest Archboot not official images
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| OK, Broadcom worked only with latest Archboot not official images
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| Untested
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| Untested
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| Untested
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| Hot keys: OK<br />Synaptic Touchpad: OK
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|<small>[[HCL/Video Cards|Video Cards]] - [[HCL/Sound Cards|Sound Cards]] - [[HCL/Network Adapters (Wired)|Wired Net Adapters]] - [[HCL/Modems|Modems]] - [[HCL/Network Adapters (Wireless)|Wireless Adapters]] - [[HCL/Monitors|Monitors]] - [[HCL/Bluetooth Adapters|Bluetooth Adapters]] - [[HCL/Printers|Printers]] - [[HCL/Scanners|Scanners]] - [[HCL/TV Cards|TV Cards]] - [[HCL/Digital Cameras|Digital Cameras]] - [[HCL/Web Cameras|Web Cameras]] - [[HCL/UPS|UPS]] - [[HCL/Floppy Drives|Floppy Drives]] - [[HCL/CD and DVD Writer/Readers|CD and DVD Writer/Readers]] - [[HCL/SCSI Adapters|SCSI Adapters]] - [[HCL/Gadgets|Gadgets]] - [[HCL/SATA IDE Cards|SATA IDE Cards]] - [[HCL/Keyboards|Keyboards]] - [[HCL/Main Boards|Main Boards]] - [[HCL/RAID Controllers|RAID Controllers]]</small>
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| Aspire 2920Z
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| 2009.2
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| Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller
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| OK, Intel 82801H
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| OK, Broadcom NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
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| OK, Broadcom BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN
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| n/a
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| Suspend to RAM: OK.<br />Suspend to disk: OK.<br />CPU frequency scaling: untested
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| Untested
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| Hot keys: web, mail, and wireless work. Blue <i>e</i> on the left: not working<br />Synaptic touchpad: OK<br />
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| Not everything worked fine on fresh installation. Requires some work.
 
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[[Category:Hardware Compatibility List]]
 

Revision as of 05:43, 19 December 2013

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Model List

Model version Arch Linux
install CD version
Hardware support Remarks
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
CPU frequency scaling: Yes
untested Hot keys: untested
Aspire 5100-3825 0.8 (Voodoo) ATI Radeon Xpress 1100 Intel Realtek Atheros n/a untested Hot keys: 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
CPU frequency scaling: Yes
untested Hot keys: untested
Travelmate 6292 Core Dump,
Overlord
Intel x3100: HW acceleration with Intel's open-source 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
CPU frequency scaling: Yes
untested Hot keys: 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 (catalystAUR) >= 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 Wi-Fi problems
CPU frequency scaling: powernow-k8 driver
untested KeyTouch works for hot keys
Volume control, 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 Web cam driver: uvcvideo; 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 & x86_64 Intel Mobile 4 Series
i810
Autoconfiguration works. Compiz OK, with indirect rendering.
ALC888
Playback & internal microphone: OK; microphone input socket: not tested
options snd-hda-intel model=laptop added to /etc/modprobe.d/sound.conf to get headphone output working
OK OK, with iwlagn None Suspend to RAM: OK
Suspend to disk crashes on i686, OK on x86_64
CPU frequency scaling: OK
(using cpufreq)
Untested Hot keys: OK
Web cam: 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 Web cam 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 x86_64 Nvidia GeForce 9300M GS OK, Intel HDA OK OK Untested Suspend to RAM: OK
Suspend to disk: OK
Frequency scaling: OK
(using cpufreq)
Untested Hot keys: OK
Audio touch panel NOT working
Web cam: OK
HDMI: OK
By "audio touch panel" I mean the illuminated plastic hot key touch panel on the right-hand side of the keyboard.
AspireOne D255e Archboot 2010.12-1 Intel GMA 3150 OK OK, Atheros 8132 worked only with latest Archboot not official images OK, Broadcom worked only with latest Archboot not official images Untested Untested Untested Hot keys: OK
Synaptic Touchpad: OK
Aspire 2920Z 2009.2 Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller OK, Intel 82801H OK, Broadcom NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express OK, Broadcom BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN n/a Suspend to RAM: OK.
Suspend to disk: OK.
CPU frequency scaling: untested
Untested Hot keys: web, mail, and wireless work. Blue e on the left: not working
Synaptic touchpad: OK
Not everything worked fine on fresh installation. Requires some work.