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ipw3945
 
ipw3945
  
==What doesn't work==
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==What doesn't work===
 
Texas Instruments 5-in-1 card reader
 
Texas Instruments 5-in-1 card reader
  
=Install=
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==Wireless==
*Boot into the arch linux install cd
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*Partition harddisk
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**Remember to leave 2gb unpartitioned for HP Quickplay
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*Install arch
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=Xorg=
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Installing Xorg
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<pre>pacman -S xorg</pre>
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<pre>pacman -S xterm</pre>
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To setup xorg easily use hwd.
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<pre>pacman -S hwd</pre>
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<pre>hwd -xa</pre>
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To setup the intel graphics card
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<pre>pacman -S xf86-video-i810</pre>
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<pre>nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf</pre>
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<pre>
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Section "Device"
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Identifier "Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device Number 1"
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Driver "i810" # xf86-video-i810 Package
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BusID "PCI:0:2:0" # Reported by lspci
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Screen 0
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EndSection
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</pre>
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=KDE=
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<pre>pacman -S kde</pre>
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This will take a while, after its done add kdm to the daemons array
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<pre>nano /etc/rc.conf</pre>
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<pre>DAEMONS=(kdm)</pre>
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reboot and you should have kde running
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=Sound=
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<pre>pacman -S alsa-lib alsa-utils alsa-oss</pre>
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<pre>modprobe snd-hda-intel</pre>
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<pre>modprobe snd-pcm-oss</pre>
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add snd-hda-intel and snd-pcm-oss to the modules array
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<pre>nano /etc/rc.conf</pre>
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<pre>MODULES=(snd-pcm-oss snd-hda-intel)</pre>
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Now add your user to the audio group
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<pre>gpasswd -a username audio</pre>
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To save alsa preferences when you log out
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<pre>alsactl store</pre>
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Add alsa to the daemon array
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<pre>nano /etc/rc.conf</pre>
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<pre>DAEMONS=(alsa kdm)</pre>
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reboot and try playing a file, remember to unmute alsamixer
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=Wireless=
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This laptop uses ipw3945
 
This laptop uses ipw3945
 
<pre>pacman -S ipw3945</pre>
 
<pre>pacman -S ipw3945</pre>
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<pre>DAEMONS=(ipw3945d alsa kdm)</pre>
 
<pre>DAEMONS=(ipw3945d alsa kdm)</pre>
 
!Remember to add ipw3945d before the network daemon to ensure it loads correctly
 
!Remember to add ipw3945d before the network daemon to ensure it loads correctly
 
  
 
reboot and you should see ipw3945 loading at boot text
 
reboot and you should see ipw3945 loading at boot text
 
 
Wifi-radar makes it easy to switch between networks while roaming, only draw back is that it must be run using sudo
 
 
<pre>nano /etc/sudoers</pre>
 
<pre>
 
root    ALL=(ALL) ALL
 
username    ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/wifi-radar
 
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to test
 
<pre>wifi-radar</pre>
 
and thats all for the wireless and this guide :)
 
 
--[[User:Azimuth|Azimuth]] 19:34, 16 March 2007 (EST)
 

Revision as of 23:03, 11 December 2010

Covers the basic installation of arch linux including xorg and a basic GUI,on HP Pavillion DV5000 Series, specifically DV5250CA.

What works out of the box

Synaptic Touchpad

Remote control

Ethernet card

What works with configuration

Media keys

ipw3945

What doesn't work=

Texas Instruments 5-in-1 card reader

Wireless

This laptop uses ipw3945

pacman -S ipw3945
pacman -S wifi-radar

Now add ipw3945 to the modules array and ipw3945d in the daemons array, in /etc/rc.conf

nano /etc/rc.conf
MODULES=(snd-hda-intel snd-pcm-oss ipw3945)
DAEMONS=(ipw3945d alsa kdm)

!Remember to add ipw3945d before the network daemon to ensure it loads correctly

reboot and you should see ipw3945 loading at boot text