ryzen 5 2400g support?

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ryzen 5 2400g support?

Post by LizziAS » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:47 pm

cinnamon gave me an error after install that graphics hardware accleleration isnt in use. Was really hoping for a mate edition but hey cinnamon is nice too.

ANyway, is the error cause by the kernel not supporting my hardware?

what can i do?
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Re: ryzen 5 2400g support?

Post by catweazel » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:50 pm

LizziAS wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:47 pm
what can i do?
Upgrade the kernel to 4.18 and check for a BIOS update for the machine.
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Re: ryzen 5 2400g support?

Post by LizziAS » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:56 pm

where do i get it? its been a few years since i used debian based distro. Is ther a repo i need to use?
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Re: ryzen 5 2400g support?

Post by LizziAS » Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:14 pm

seems like it was not a great idea to remove the option to add ppas because to get the kernel it seems i need a ppa
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Re: ryzen 5 2400g support?

Post by LizziAS » Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:42 pm

sparky linux to the rescue:

Sparky unstable repository (optional):

sudo xed /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sparky-unstable.list

and paste into the file:

deb https://sparkylinux.org/repo unstable main
deb-src https://sparkylinux.org/repo unstable main


keyring:

https://sparkylinux.org/repo/pool/main/ ... 02_all.deb


glad synaptic is still available
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Re: ryzen 5 2400g support?

Post by youstupiddarkness » Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:39 am

Why go to Sparky when Debian has a stretch-backports 4.18.6 kernel?
https://packages.debian.org/stretch-bac ... po.1-amd64

Heck, I even have my own backported 4.18.10 kernel in a Stretch repo on the OBS:

https://build.opensuse.org/package/show ... ource-4.18

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