Lenovo ThinkPad X201
The X201 is a 4-core subnotebook produced by Lenovo. See Thinkwiki for more information.
Arch installs and runs flawlessly. Some specials features need tweaks, though.
Graphics are Intel-powered, so you will need the Intel driver for direct rendering.
To make hibernation workis needed.
To make fbsplash work, i915 has to be added to the modules array in mkinitcpio.conf:
Useto enable frequency scaling.
Bootloader kernel options
Add these kernel options to your bootloader's config file to make use of power saving mechanismens which are turned off by default because of reported instabilities. For me, they will work fine on the X201.
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="[...] i915_enable_rc6=1 i915_enable_fbc=1"
Update grub.cfg afterwards:
grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg
Add the options above to