Arch Linux on Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 15"

Collection of tweaks that I gathered after installing Arch Linux on to Lenovo IdeaPAD Y700.

What works

What does not work so far

Installation

Boot

Extra tweaking

Video

Wifi

Since there is no HW based wifi switch (only Fn+F5 combination) and kernel still tries to read it wifi is reported disabled on every boot. There was a patch for the 17 inch model here.

Temporary solution 1:

Temporary solution 2:

Audio clicking

This is caused by suspend-on-idle module in the pulse audio. Instead of disabling the module I decided to just set very long timeout. To do that append timeout=36000 to line load-module module-suspend-on-idle in the /etc/pulse/default.pa configuration file. And now restart pulse by running pulseaudio --kill and pulseaudio --start.

Hibernate