Package Details: linux-max98090 4.13.7-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/linux-max98090.git (read-only)
Package Base: linux-max98090
Description: The Archlinux kernel and modules with a fix for baytrail max98090 sound
Upstream URL: https://www.kernel.org/
Keywords: baytrail chromebook
Licenses: GPL2
Submitter: duffydack
Maintainer: duffydack
Last Packager: duffydack
Votes: 7
Popularity: 0.554769
First Submitted: 2017-02-05 20:51
Last Updated: 2017-10-14 17:25

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duffydack commented on 2017-02-24 18:20

Pre-compiled binaries (linux and linux-lts) and instructions to add repo at https://github.com/duffydack/linux-max98090

If you are compiling, and have issues with keys, then run
gpg --recv-keys 79BE3E4300411886 38DBBDC86092693E

A remastered ISO available with the kernel installed (and i3wm) for testing purposes --> https://ptpb.pw/a0Gl

I recommend the full UEFI rom from https://mrchromebox.tech/#fwscript

Linux-LTS 4.1 is still maintained, if you so wish. I've heard there are no mic issues. > https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/linux-lts41

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duffydack commented on 2017-10-07 20:07

Ok, I've made a pacman repo to make things somewhat easier (if you don't build your own).
Add the repo to your /etc/pacman.conf

[duffydack]
Server = https://github.com/duffydack/linux-max98090/releases/download/current/

# Add my gpg key, sign it, and install kernel
sudo pacman-key -r 67DDC5FDAB2AEF18
sudo pacman-key --lsign-key 67DDC5FDAB2AEF18
sudo pacman -Syu ; sudo pacman -S linux-max98090 linux-max98090-headers

duffydack commented on 2017-09-08 22:13

@pounce: I tested it while I was using R/W Legacy bios and it did the same for me, shutdown/rebooted. I was curious about UEFI firmware since I never boot into chromeOS anymore, so I flashed it. Best thing I ever did. Boots faster, and suspend works.

pounce commented on 2017-09-08 19:24

Since updating `systemctl suspend` has caused a shutdown. Updating to recent `linux-firmware` packages desn't solve this.

duffydack commented on 2017-09-01 19:17

@jskier: Just flashed uefi. Used systemd-boot, little faster boot and proper console res from start. nice

jskier commented on 2017-08-28 20:53

@duffydack yes sir, works great with this package. Haven't found any issues. I don't have a need for ChromeOS, so I just removed it. I don't need to press CTRL-L and switching to grub2 (for better EFI support) the countdown works. I'd highly recommend it if you don't need ChromeOS.

duffydack commented on 2017-08-19 12:04

Question (if anyone still using this kernel).
Have you flashed the full UEFI baytrail rom from mrchromebox? Works? Issues?

duffydack commented on 2017-08-06 16:59

@ShinyRice: Cool

ShinyRice commented on 2017-08-06 16:56

@duffydack, I've opened up the laptop and unplugged and plugged the touchpad, and two battery connectors. Now, the touchpad works perfectly, has been doing so for the past half hour. It was a hardware problem after all. Thanks for the help.

ShinyRice commented on 2017-08-05 21:37

@duffydack, ah, alright, I'll do that tomorrow then. I'll try using live non-systemd distros (given that with manjaro openrc it worked like a dream) and then I'll go to sleep.

duffydack commented on 2017-08-05 21:02

@ShinyRice: from johnlewis.ie
Q. My touchpad doesn’t work! Help!

A. There is also a well known problem with the touchpads on the Acer C710 which makes them vulnerable to static (especially when on battery). There are work-arounds to properly earth/ground the pad. Other models may also suffer from this.

Not your model, but might be related. I meant remove the battery completely. Cut power to the laptop completely.

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