Evidently there is a bug with systemd stopping networkmanager before remote filesystems are unmounted.https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=150029Are you using networkmanager? Have you tried using something else?
The trackpoint parameters won't be used until X starts. Somewhere in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d would be a better place to set them afaik.Maybe this will help http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/How_to_co … org.conf.d
I had to add boot options to the kernel to have my screen brightness keys working. afaik alot of laptops need this. I need "acpi_osi=Linux acpi_backlight=vendor" to have the Fn keys working and to be able to write to a file to change the brightness.