Installing Arch Linux on Asus Eee PC 1015BX-BLK107S

Written by Petr Zemek. Last update: 2011-12-07 (changelog)

General hardware specifications

Official specifications

Component Type Status (x86_64) Note
Processor AMD Brazos / Ontario C60 1 GHz Dual Core, Turbo 1,33 GHz Works -
Chipset AMD Hudson M1 Works -
RAM 1 GB DDR3 1333 MHz Works I've upgraded to 2 GB DDR3 1333 MHz. (free -m: 1610)
Display 10.1" 1024 x 600 dim with LCD backlit Works -
Video AMD Radeon HD 6250 Works Works for both the open-source and proprietary drivers.
Audio ATi Technologies SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA) Works partially Speakers play after a fix. However, headphone detection doesn't work properly.
HDD WD ST320LT020-9YG142 (320 GB, 5400rpm) Works Apply a fix to reduce the number of spindowns.
LAN Atheros AR8152 (10/100 Mbit) Works -
WLAN Broadcom BCM4313 (802.11 b/g/n) Works Works after a fix.
USB 2x USB2.0 Works -
Card reader SD/SDHC/MMC Works -
Webcam 0.3 Mpix Works Add yourself to the video group.
VGA port - Works Tested using the proprietary drivers.
HDMI - Works Video works (using the proprietary drivers), audio remains untested.
Touchpad - Works Install xf86-input-synaptics. Then, even two-finger scrolling works.
Bluetooth v3.0 Untested -

Linux identification (outputs)

lspci, lsusb, hwinfo




Audio: Internal speakers don't mute when headphones are plugged in




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