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Note: I am putting some notes here about my setup in the hopes that somebody (or at least me) may find it useful.

Compaq Presario v6000

Hardware:

hwinfo --short
cpu:                                                            
                       AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor TK-55, 800 MHz
                       AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor TK-55, 800 MHz
keyboard:
  /dev/input/event0    AT Translated Set 2 keyboard
mouse:
  /dev/input/mice      SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad
graphics card:
                       nVidia C67 [GeForce 7150M / nForce 630M]
sound:
                       nVidia MCP67 High Definition Audio
storage:
                       nVidia MCP67 IDE Controller
                       nVidia MCP67 AHCI Controller
network:
  eth0                 nVidia MCP67 Ethernet
  wlan0                Hewlett-Packard Company BCM4311 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller
network interface:
  lo                   Loopback network interface
  eth0                 Ethernet network interface
  wlan0                WLAN network interface
disk:
  /dev/sda             WDC WD1600BEVS-6
partition:
  /dev/sda1            Partition
  /dev/sda2            Partition
  /dev/sda3            Partition
  /dev/sda4            Partition
cdrom:
  /dev/sr0             MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-861H
usb controller:
                       nVidia MCP67 OHCI USB 1.1 Controller
                       nVidia MCP67 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller
                       nVidia MCP67 OHCI USB 1.1 Controller
                       nVidia MCP67 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller
bios:
                       BIOS
bridge:
                       nVidia MCP67 ISA Bridge
                       nVidia MCP67 PCI Bridge
                       nVidia MCP67 PCI Express Bridge
                       nVidia MCP67 PCI Express Bridge
                       AMD K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
                       AMD K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
                       AMD K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
                       AMD K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
hub:
                       Linux 3.2.5-1-ARCH ehci_hcd EHCI Host Controller
                       Linux 3.2.5-1-ARCH ehci_hcd EHCI Host Controller
                       Linux 3.2.5-1-ARCH ohci_hcd OHCI Host Controller
                       Linux 3.2.5-1-ARCH ohci_hcd OHCI Host Controller
memory:
                       Main Memory
firewire controller:
                       Ricoh R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller
unknown:
                       FPU
                       DMA controller
                       PIC
                       Timer
                       Keyboard controller
                       PS/2 Controller
                       nVidia MCP67 Memory Controller
                       nVidia MCP67 SMBus
                       nVidia MCP67 Memory Controller
                       nVidia MCP67 Co-processor
                       Ricoh R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter
                       Ricoh R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter
                       Ricoh xD-Picture Card Controller

Tips and Tweaks

The tty is badly mangled when using nouveau. To fix it add the following to your kernel options:

video=LVDS-1:1024x768@60 video=TV-1:d