Asus x201e is ultra-slim and light notebook manufactured by Asus. It has Intel Core i3, Pentium or Celeron processors with integrated graphics with up to 4GB of RAM. This article can help you to install Gentoo Linux on Asus X201E and point to typical problems during installation and setting the system.
There is no need for any specific configuration except drivers and one GRUB hack to make function keys work.
Hard Disks and DVD Drives
The only hard drive is connected via SATA. There is no empty space to place another hard drive or cd/dvd drive. Driver in use for hard drive is ahci:
KERNEL SATA Hard Drive Support
Device Drivers -> Serial ATA and Parallel ATA drivers -> AHCI SATA support
Memory Card Reader
Integrated Intel HD Graphics uses I915 driver:
KERNEL Video Support
Device Drivers -> Graphics support -> Intel 8xx/9xx/G3x/G4x/HD Graphics
The keyboard support for X11 is provided by evdev.
To make Fn + F5 (brightness down) and Fn + F6 (brightness up) function keys work it is needed to unspecify acpi_osi in GRUB.