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'''Warning:''' This should be actually the right way, but on my machine I get no sound at all. I'll edit this, when I found a working solution (with some additional steps)
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This Notebook has a Realtek ALC 833 soundcard. To get your S/PDIF ports working, add
 
This Notebook has a Realtek ALC 833 soundcard. To get your S/PDIF ports working, add
 
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The MD 98300 has a Nvidia 6150 Geforce Go. I tested the "nv" drivers, but I had no mouse cursor there. The non-free drivers ("nvidia"-package) work fine.
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There are two possible drivers you can use for the Nvidia 6150 Geforce Go. I recommend the non-free driver, because the open one had no mouse cursor as I tried it (which was really annoying). If you want 3d-allocation, you must use the closed source one.
Here's my /etc/X11/xorg.conf based on [http://blackwiki.bl.ohost.de/upload/xorg.conf this one] which was made for gentoo (see [http://blackwiki.bl.ohost.de/wiki/doku.php?id=md98300 here]) for use with the non-free nvidia driver.
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==nv (free driver)==
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Installation:
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pacman -Sy nv
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Here's no customized xorg.conf yet. Maybe someone would make one?
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==nvidia (non-free driver)==
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Installation:
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pacman -Sy nvidia
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Note: ''The xorg.conf is based on [http://blackwiki.bl.ohost.de/upload/xorg.conf this one] which was made for gentoo (see [http://blackwiki.bl.ohost.de/wiki/doku.php?id=md98300 here] for more information).''
  
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===xorg.conf===
 
  <nowiki>
 
  <nowiki>
 
Section "ServerLayout"
 
Section "ServerLayout"

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Introduction

Since I had a hard time getting my Laptop working with Arch (especially sound drivers) I decided to write this wiki entry to make it easier for people with the same problem. I may expand it later, but the SPDI/F ports took me like three days, so here we go.

MD stands for "Medion", that brand you can buy PCs at ALDI from.

Soundcard

Warning: This should be actually the right way, but on my machine I get no sound at all. I'll edit this, when I found a working solution (with some additional steps)

This Notebook has a Realtek ALC 833 soundcard. To get your S/PDIF ports working, add

options snd-hda-intel model=medion

to /etc/modprobe.conf

Also my /etc/modprobe.d/sound looks like this (I'm not sure whether this will help you):

alias snd-card-0 snd-hda-intel
alias sound-slot-0 snd-hda-intel

Graphicscard

There are two possible drivers you can use for the Nvidia 6150 Geforce Go. I recommend the non-free driver, because the open one had no mouse cursor as I tried it (which was really annoying). If you want 3d-allocation, you must use the closed source one.

nv (free driver)

Installation:

pacman -Sy nv

Here's no customized xorg.conf yet. Maybe someone would make one?

nvidia (non-free driver)

Installation:

pacman -Sy nvidia

Note: The xorg.conf is based on this one which was made for gentoo (see here for more information).

Save the following as /etc/X11/xorg.conf:

xorg.conf

Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier     "X.org Configured"
    Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
    InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
    InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
    RgbPath         "/usr/share/X11/rgb"
    ModulePath      "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
    FontPath        "/usr/share/fonts/misc"
    FontPath        "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi:unscaled"
    FontPath        "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi:unscaled"
    FontPath        "/usr/share/fonts/TTF"
    FontPath        "/usr/share/fonts/Type1"
EndSection

Section "Module"
    Load           "extmod"
    Load           "glx"
    Load           "dbe"
    Load           "record"
    Load           "xtrap"
    Load           "freetype"
EndSection

Section "ServerFlags"
    Option         "Xinerama" "0"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    # generated from data in "/etc/conf.d/gpm"
    Identifier     "Mouse0"
    Driver         "mouse"
    Option         "Protocol"
    Option         "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
    Option         "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
        Driver          "synaptics"
        Option          "Name"                  "Synaptics Touchpad"
        Option          "Device"                "/dev/input/mice"
        Option          "Protocol"              "auto-dev"
        Option          "SendCoreEvents"        "true"
        Option          "SHMConfig"             "true"
        Option          "LeftEdge"              "1900"    
        Option          "RightEdge"             "5900"
        Option          "TopEdge"               "1900"
        Option          "BottomEdge"            "4350"
        Option          "FingerHigh"            "25"
        Option          "FingerLow"             "20"
        Option          "MaxTapMove"            "220"
        Option          "MaxTapTime"            "180"
        Option          "MaxDoubleTapTime"      "180"
        Option          "MinSpeed"              "0.04"
        Option          "MaxSpeed"              "0.18"
        Option          "AccelFactor"           "0.001"
        Option          "VertScrollDelta"       "100"
        Option          "HorizScrollDelta"      "100"
        Option          "EmulateMidButtonTime"  "0"
        Option          "RTCornerButton"        "0"
        Option          "RBCornerButton"        "0"
        Option          "LTCornerButton"        "2"
        Option          "LBCornerButton"        "0"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
    # generated from default
    Identifier     "Keyboard0"
    Driver         "kbd"
    Option         "XkbModel" "pc105"
    Option         "XkbLayout" "de"
    Option         "XkbRules" "xorg"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    # HorizSync source: edid, VertRefresh source: edid
    Identifier     "Monitor0"
    VendorName     "Unknown"
    ModelName      "LPL"
    HorizSync       30.0 - 75.0
    VertRefresh     60.0
    Option         "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Device"
    Identifier     "Videocard0"
    Driver         "nvidia"
    VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
    BoardName      "GeForce Go 6150"
    Option         "NVAgp"         "3"
    Option         "RenderAccel" "true"
    Option         "Coolbits" "1" 
    Option         "AllowGLXWithComposite" "true"
	Option    "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"
	Option	   "TripleBuffer" "true"
    Option         "NoLogo" "1"
    Option         "DPMS" "TRUE"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier     "Screen0"
    Device         "Videocard0"
    Monitor        "Monitor0"
    DefaultDepth    24
    Option         "metamodes" "1280x800 +0+0; 800x600 +0+0; 640x480 +0+0"
    SubSection     "Display"
        Depth       24
        Modes      "1600x1200" "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
    EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "Extensions"    
	Option "Composite" "Enable"
EndSection