How to do this? Coffee Lake CPU

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Mattyboy
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How to do this? Coffee Lake CPU

Postby Mattyboy » Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:44 pm

So I'm researching a new built and I've got my eye on the Intel Core i5 8400 - 2.8GHz 6x Core Coffee Lake.

How would you go about doing..

"With Linux 4.13~4.14, you need to set i915.alpha_support=1 to enable this "alpha" quality driver support for Coffee Lake"

as detailed here.

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page= ... 8400&num=1

Cheers.

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Re: How to do this? Coffee Lake CPU

Postby ClixTrix » Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:55 pm

Pass it as a parameter from Grub (like the NOMODESET parm):

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1728313

Unfortunately, that's the workaround until Kernel 4.15 (in development) and probably available with Ubuntu 18.04 / Mint 19.0 next year.
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