HP Mini 2140
The HP Mini 2140 is a 10.2" Netbook PC released in early 2009.
Video is supported with "intel" driver, replace "vesa" in your xorg.conf with "intel". Kernel Mode-Setting is also possible.
Works, you need to add "synaptics" support to your xorg.conf
This netbook uses the Broadcom BCM4312 wireless modem. This modem is not supported by either the b43 or STA drivers included as part of the Linux kernel. In order to be able to use wifi, the Arch User Repository needs to be installed. Instructions for using makepkg and PKGBUILD can be found on their respective wiki pages. Further information about Broadcom wireless modem issues is covered in it's own wiki page.AUR package from the
After installing the driver, you need to have it loaded during boot, usually achieved by making the following edits to /etc/rc.conf:
... MODULES=(lib80211 wl !b43 !ssb) ...
Any other modules listed to be loaded should remain as is and the above mentioned modules added to the list. The following may also work, but if not, use the above:
... MODULES=(wl) ...
Marvell Gigabit Ethernet - Use sky2 module.
Bluetooth - Works
Works (acpi_cpufreq module)
Works (uvcvideo module)
This netbook uses an Intel High Definition Audio AD1984A sound card. For general information on setting up sound see Sound and Advanced Linux Sound Architecture. To activate the sound card, follow the steps detailed on the ALSA page. Before running "speaker-test -c 2" as instructed, create a file
/etc/modprobe.d/alsa.conf and enter the following into it:
options snd-hda-intel model=laptop
Now reboot and you should hear sound when running "speaker-test -c 2". As per the ALSA page, save your mixer settings so that they are loaded with each boot.
- Suspend To RAM - works via uswsusp
- Suspend To Disk - works via uswsusp
Details from my (PON) setup:
Linux xxxxx 2.6.32-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Jan 25 20:06:48 UTC 2010 i686 Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N270 @ 1.60GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
A. Essential lines from
MODULES=(lib80211 wl !b43 !ssb
#Static IP example
#eth0="eth0 192.168.12.8 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.12.255"
gateway="default gw 192.168.12.1"
DAEMONS=(syslog-ng !network hal !netfs crond net-profiles)
PRE_UP="ifconfig eth1 up && sleep 3" # NOTE: you need the sleep
CONNECTION="wireless" # NOTE: do not change this line
PRE_UP="ifconfig eth0 up && sleep 3" # NOTE: you need the sleep
# ZyXEL P-660HW-D1
# Channel: 6
# Security Mode: "WPA-PSK"
# 802.11 Mode: "Mode 802.11g Only"
# Enable 802.11g+ mode: "yes"
ssid="<your access point's name>"
psk=<your password in hex> # NOTE: Generate with "wpa_passphrase ssid password"
E. Some packages:
broadcom-wifi-builder 184.108.40.206.3-2 # From AUR