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anandrkris
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Re: How To Update / Upgrade Kernel

Postby anandrkris » Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:17 pm

zerozero wrote:ahh i see
that is an interesting link 8)
it refers to nouveau (the open source driver) and how the new commits will make it work as good as the proprietary nvidia driver
(funny tho when i'm getting rid of nvidia cards in my system, nouveau finally catches up)


http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Optimus-support-comes-to-the-NVIDIA-Linux-driver-1838415.html - Not sure if we can do away with bumblebee.
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Re: How To Update / Upgrade Kernel

Postby catweazel » Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:22 am

Adler wrote:Hi All,

After 7 Release Candidates Linus Torvalds has released the 3.8 (Stable) Kernel. You can get the install instructions here - http://www.upubuntu.com/2013/02/installupgrade-to-linux-kernel-38.html.

To check to see that you are running the latest (3.8) Kernel run "uname -r" (without the quotes) in Terminal.

WARNING
Anyone who installs that to their working system is asking for trouble. The 3.8 kernel is not supported by dkms, so anything and everything that needs to use dkms will die a horrble death.

You have been warned.
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