HP Pavilion dv5
This page will try to guide you how to configure Arch Linux distribution on HP Pavillion dv5-1000 series laptop. The main purpose of this howto is the post installation configuration and installing additional pakages to make the basic installation useful. If you have something to add please contribute to this page.
Arch Linux installation is easy and there is palnty of information availabe from this Wiki. I will suggest using these documentation for the basic installation. you should also install a desktop environment. I will give some details here for gnome destop and detail instruction use the wiki search function. Vist this useful site miggols99's blog.
HP Pavillion dv5-1000 have the following networking devices.
Wifi controller Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g (rev 01) Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 137c Ethernet controller Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 02) Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 3602
Graphic card and Xorg
HP Pavilion dv5-1000 have a Mobile X4500MHD Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller, so you must have the package installed.
Multimedia controller IDT integrated Audio HDMI v1.3 Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03) Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 3602
You need Alsa pakages to make sound work so first of all install, and .
Now edit the file
/etc/modprobe.d/sound with a text editor (if the file does not exist, create one) and add the following at the start:
options snd-hda-intel model=hp-m4 options snd-hda-intel enable_msi=1 options snd slots=snd-hda-intel alias snd-card-0 snd-hda-intel alias sound-slot-0 snd-hda-intel
If the file
/etc/modprobe.d/sound already contain some options it is better to remove them. After making the above changes reboot when the system become functional again make sure that you unmute the front speakers and then test the sound by playing some media file.
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