Lenovo V15 G2-ALC

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Hardware PCI/USB ID Working?
Touchpad 04f3:31be Yes
Keyboard Yes
GPU (amdgpu) 1002:164c Yes
Webcam 5986:2137 Yes
Ethernet 10ec:8168 Yes
Bluetooth 0cf3:e300 Yes
Audio 1022:15e3 Yes
Wireless 168c:003e Yes
Microphone Yes
TPM Untested

Installation

Wirless and possibly Bluetooth are blocked by rfkill(8), you can enable them by running rfkill unblock all.

As mentioned in the Installation guide too, Secure Boot should be disabled from BIOS while installing Arch Linux.

Firmware

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fwupd

fwupd is supported on this device.

Journalctl warnings

PS/2 appears to have AUX port disabled

Following warning message gets logged to journalctl(1) despite all the ports are working:

PS/2 appears to have AUX port disabled, if this is incorrect please boot with i8042.nopnp

If you do not want to see this message, add i8042.nopnp to your kernel parameters.

Failed to load regulatory.db

Following regulatory domain related warning message can be fixed by installing wireless-regdb from official repositories:

kernel: platform regulatory.0: Direct firmware load for regulatory.db failed with error -2
kernel: cfg80211: failed to load regulatory.db

Function Keys

Key Visible?1 Marked?2 Effect
Fn+Esc Yes Yes Toggles Fn lock
Fn+F1 Yes Yes XF86AudioMute
Fn+F2 Yes Yes XF86AudioLowerVolume
Fn+F3 Yes Yes XF86AudioRaiseVolume
Fn+F4 Yes Yes XF86AudioMicMute
Fn+F5 Yes Yes XF86MonBrightnessDown
Fn+F6 Yes Yes XF86MonBrightnessUp
Fn+F7 Yes Yes Inputs Super+p3
Fn+F8 Yes Yes XF86RFKill
Fn+F9 No Yes Unknown
Fn+F10 No Yes Unknown
Fn+F11 No Yes Unknown
Fn+F12 Yes Yes XF86Calculator
Fn+Insert No Yes Unknown
Fn+Print Yes Yes Inputs Super+Shift+s4
Fn+Left Yes Yes Home
Fn+Right Yes Yes End
Fn+Up Yes Yes Prior
Fn+Down Yes Yes Next
Fn+Q Yes No XF86Launch4
Fn+I Yes No Insert
Fn+P Yes No Pause
Fn+S Yes No Print
Fn+K Yes No Scroll_Lock
Fn+B Yes No Inputs Ctrl+Break
  1. The key is visible to xev and similar tools.
  2. The physical key has a symbol on it, which describes its function
  3. Default shortcut for opening "project" (as in projector) menu on Windows
  4. Default shortcut for capturing screenshots on Windows

Known Issues

Touchpad acceleration speed drops randomly

This issue happens while charging the machine. It is currently unsolved but you can try to;

  1. Not use your device on charging,
  2. Use an external mouse,

until a proper solution is found. Follow this forum thread and this GitLab issue for updates.

See also