This article covers the Arch Linux support for the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E330s laptop.
worked out of the box for my with xf86-input-synaptics 1.6.2-4
In some cases it is necessary to add the following to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-touchpad.conf
Section "InputClass" Identifier "touchpad" MatchProduct "SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad" Driver "synaptics" # fix touchpad resolution Option "VertResolution" "100" Option "HorizResolution" "65" # disable synaptics driver pointer acceleration Option "MinSpeed" "1" Option "MaxSpeed" "1" # tweak the X-server pointer acceleration Option "AccelerationProfile" "2" Option "AdaptiveDeceleration" "16" Option "ConstantDeceleration" "16" Option "VelocityScale" "32" EndSection
Jumping cursor on touchpad release
I struggled with jumping cursor when releasing the finger, making it impossible to hit small objects. It was solved with synclient FingerHigh/Low:
synclient FingerHigh=40 synclient FingerLow=40
See Intel graphics.
Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 (rev c4)
Works out of the box. Module: iwldvm
Works out of the box. Kernel module:
Works out of the box (tested using)
Suspend works out of the box. Hibernate was working using pm-utils. Uswsusp was not tested
Brightness can only be switched between darkest and brightest values using OS method.
The fix is to make the
thinkpad-acpi kernel module control it: append
thinkpad-acpi.brightness_enable=1 acpi.brightness_switch_enabled=0 to the kernel line in the bootloader.
USB 2.0 not working or giving kernel traces
Not sure if this was solved by using
acpi_backlight=vendor or by blacklisting these modules I do not use:
cat /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf blacklist joydev blacklist pcspkr blacklist iTCO_vendor_support blacklist iTCO_wdt blacklist thinkpad_acpi # it not used by this model and gives warnings about unknown events to the logfiles when loaded.