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Aspire Aspire TimelineX 4830T

(Copied from: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11207489)

Hey anybody own this model? This is not the GT with a nvidia graphics card. My current status:

  Wireless (out of box) [Slows down and then causes kernel panic]
  Suspend (out of box)
  Audio (kernel 3 + manual fix)
  Graphics (kernel 3 + edgers xorg)
  Brightness (acpi option in boot)
  Battery life - around 5 hours
  CPU Scaling (out of box)
  External monitor setup - manual editing

Note: I upgraded to the xorg edgers kernel version and froze it at 3.0.0-8 because everything is working. Maybe some bugs are fixed in later versions.

Audio Out

Upgrade to kernel 3 to receive the patch for audio. Headphone jack sense not working. I manually disable the speakers with hda-verb /dev/snd/hwC0D0 0x1f SET_PIN_WIDGET_CONTROL 0
See: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/p...misc/hda-verb/

Audio In

Microphone does not work unless you use hda analyzer and set Node[0x23] PIN Val[0] and Val[1] to different values (i like 2,3)
See: http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/HDA_Analyzer

Graphics

Use xorg edgers, which contains a kernel 3.0 upgrade. Install kernel, new xorg, and forced a stuck package to upgrade. This makes graphics pretty snappy (I can now use blur in compiz)
See: http://ppa.launchpad.net/xorg-edgers/ppa/ubuntu

Brightness

Not sure, this might have worked out of box. If not try adding acpi_osi=Linux to your boot options (edit in file /etc/default/grub the line containing GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=“quiet splash acpi_backlight=vendor” …then run sudo update-grub)

Battery Life

With powertop I noticed that lots of interrupts were being generated from the card reader. Disable the card reader: sudo rmmod rts_pstor.

CPU Scaling

External Monitor

I have a large monitor that should be the only one on when it is plugged in. I ended up setting both my ~/.config/monitors.xml and also /etc/gnome-settings-daemon/xrandr/monitors.xml to:
Code:

<monitors version="1">
  <configuration>
      <clone>no</clone>
      <output name="LVDS1">
          <vendor>INL</vendor>
          <product>0x0017</product>
          <serial>0x00000000</serial>
      </output>
      <output name="VGA1">
      </output>
      <output name="HDMI1">
          <vendor>VSC</vendor>
          <product>0xe226</product>
          <serial>0x01010101</serial>
          <width>1920</width>
          <height>1080</height>
          <rate>60</rate>
          <x>0</x>
          <y>0</y>
          <rotation>normal</rotation>
          <reflect_x>no</reflect_x>
          <reflect_y>no</reflect_y>
          <primary>no</primary>
      </output>
      <output name="DP1">
      </output>
  </configuration>
</monitors>

The best way is to have both monitors on with the gnome-monitor-properties tool, and save the configuration. Then go in and delete everything except for [vendor, product, serial] for the monitor you want to keep off.

Hope this helps, I'll try to keep this thread updated if anyone finds something cool/mistakes.

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Discussion

ilkoderez, 2013/11/30 05:49

To get the backlight adj working in Fedora:

Add “pcie_aspm=force acpi_osi=Linux i915.i915_enable_rc6=1” to /etc/default/grub line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT: pcie_aspm=force acpi_osi=Linux i915.i915_enable_rc6=1

AND to: /boot/grub2/grub.cfg – Find the proper bootline (you should be able to dicern between the boot options which you see at boot (if that's how you live your life)) and add pcie_aspm=force acpi_osi=Linux i915.i915_enable_rc6=1 to the end of the kernel boot options, right before initrd /initramfs-3….

I don't think you have to run grub2-mkconfig but I don't think it will hurt (I did and it works). Also, the slider no longer shows.

Now the only thing is; the slider doesn't show anymore while the sound slider does, but at least it works.

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