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[[Category:HP]]
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=Introduction=
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Covers the basic installation of arch linux including xorg and a basic GUI,on HP Pavillion DV5000 Series, specifically DV5250CA.
 
Covers the basic installation of arch linux including xorg and a basic GUI,on HP Pavillion DV5000 Series, specifically DV5250CA.
  
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Media keys
 
Media keys
  
ipw3945
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==What doesn't work===
 
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==What doesn't work==
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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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This laptop uses ipw3945. See [[Wireless Setup]].
*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
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<pre>pacman -S ipw3945</pre>
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<pre>pacman -S wifi-radar</pre>
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Now add ipw3945 to the modules array and ipw3945d in the daemons array, in /etc/rc.conf
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<pre>nano /etc/rc.conf</pre>
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<pre>MODULES=(snd-hda-intel snd-pcm-oss ipw3945)</pre>
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<pre>DAEMONS=(ipw3945d alsa kdm)</pre>
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!Remember to add ipw3945d before the network daemon to ensure it loads correctly
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reboot and you should see ipw3945 loading at boot text
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Wifi-radar makes it easy to switch between networks while roaming, only draw back is that it must be run using sudo
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<pre>nano /etc/sudoers</pre>
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root    ALL=(ALL) ALL
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username    ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/wifi-radar
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</pre>
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to test
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<pre>wifi-radar</pre>
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and thats all for the wireless and this guide :)
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--[[User:Azimuth|Azimuth]] 19:34, 16 March 2007 (EST)
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Revision as of 12:57, 23 April 2012

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

What doesn't work=

Texas Instruments 5-in-1 card reader

Wireless

This laptop uses ipw3945. See Wireless Setup.