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Linux Mint 19.1 codenamed ‘Tessa’

Post by clem » Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:52 am

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Re: Linux Mint 19.1 codenamed ‘Tessa’

Post by Benoît » Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:57 am

Question about the future kernel used for 19.1? Would it still be the 4.15?
I'm asking because I need the 4.17 for my touchpad to properly function. As for now it works only with limited function (no hard click only finger touch) and depending on which update of the 4.15. Like the 32 is ok but not the 33.. (i2c_hid i2c-SYNA3602)
I know it can work using ukuu, but I'm no fan of this solution.
See here

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199821
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1728244

And sorry for posting here, I tried 3 times on the blog with no success.

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Re: Linux Mint 19.1 codenamed ‘Tessa’

Post by smurphos » Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:17 am

Judging from previous release cycles and the Ubuntu kernel schedule 19.1 will ship with the 4.15 kernel. However I'd expect by the time of release in both 19 and 19.1 whatever kernel Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic) ships with will be available as an optional HWE kernel in Update Manager. At time of writing Cosmic is on 4.17.

See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Support

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Re: Linux Mint 19.1 codenamed ‘Tessa’

Post by gm10 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:20 am

Benoît wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:57 am
Question about the future kernel used for 19.1? Would it still be the 4.15?
I'm asking because I need the 4.17 for my touchpad to properly function. As for now it works only with limited function (no hard click only finger touch) and depending on which update of the 4.15. Like the 32 is ok but not the 33.. (i2c_hid i2c-SYNA3602)
I know it can work using ukuu, but I'm no fan of this solution.
You don't need Mint 19.1 for that. Mint doesn't do its own kernels.

4.17 and 4.18 kernel series are currently available in the repositories for upcoming Ubuntu 18.10. I suggest you use those rather than the raw mainline kernels that ukuu offers. Personally I'm using the 4.18 series. Make a new thread if you need help with that.

Once Ubuntu 18.10 is released next month, the kernel from that release will be made available to Ubuntu 18.04 = Mint 19.x in the regular repositories as well, that's what Ubuntu calls the Hardware Enablement (HWE) stack. In case of doubt just wait for that.

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Re: Linux Mint 19.1 codenamed ‘Tessa’

Post by ArcticBirdman » Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:29 am

Will 19.1 support UEFI for ASUS motherboards as was not able to upgrade from 18.3 to 19.0 due issues with grub. I am using two different ASUS motherboards, both working properly with 18.3. I tried upgrading as well as clean installs but both resulted in neither computer being able to boot. First ASUS motherboard is a M4A79T Deluxe using an AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Processor 3.31 GHz and my main computer uses an ASUS Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 with and AMD FX-9590 Eight Core Processor 4.72 GHz. I am using several OS by switching out the boot drive. Besides using Mint 18.3, I also use Windows 7 and 10, both 64 bit.
Thanks
James

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Re: Linux Mint 19.1 codenamed ‘Tessa’

Post by srq2625 » Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:41 am

ArcticBirdman wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:29 am
Will 19.1 support UEFI for ASUS motherboards as was not able to upgrade from 18.3 to 19.0 due issues with grub. I am using two different ASUS motherboards, both working properly with 18.3. I tried upgrading as well as clean installs but both resulted in neither computer being able to boot. First ASUS motherboard is a M4A79T Deluxe using an AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Processor 3.31 GHz and my main computer uses an ASUS Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 with and AMD FX-9590 Eight Core Processor 4.72 GHz. I am using several OS by switching out the boot drive. Besides using Mint 18.3, I also use Windows 7 and 10, both 64 bit.
Thanks
James
I have a copy of the Sabertooth and have had no problems installing LM 19.0 in UEFI mode and in the old BIOS mode. No problems at all. I have, however, ensured that the firmware for the board is the latest available.

Maybe you might want to start another thread for this problem???

By the way, welcome to the forum - I just realized the above was your first post!

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Re: Linux Mint 19.1 codenamed ‘Tessa’

Post by catweazel » Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:54 am

Hicinko wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:47 am
Isn't it so that Asus motherboards are better performance wise.
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