Linux on Acer Aspire One

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Hardware → Driver mapping


Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller

  • i915


Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller

  • snd_hda_intel


Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA AHCI Controller


Attansic Technology Corp. Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 PCI-E Ethernet Controller


  • uvcvideo

ACPI (kernel & BIOS issues)

There're some problems with ACPI due to both issues with the BIOS, and some lack of kernel support.

Motherboard temperature always reported as 26.8°C

See this kernel bug.

Processors' temperature not reported

The kernel doesn't currently have full support for getting core temperature from Atom processors. A patch is provided at this kernel bug that adds Atom support to the coretemp module.

kacpid and kacpi_notify eat CPU cycles when lid is closed

There's a modified DSDT that fixes this problem at this kernel bug.