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



Extra tweaking



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/ configuration file. And now restart pulse by running pulseaudio --kill and pulseaudio --start.