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    Phoronix: Linux 2.6.32-rc1 Kernel Released

    After a week of LinuxCon and the Linux Plumbers Conference, Linus Torvalds has made the Linux 2.6.32-rc1 kernel release, which also marks the closure of the merge window for this kernel cycle. The Linux 2.6.32 kernel brings many driver updates...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=NzU2Nw

  • #2
    As an owner of a Radeon HD3870X2, long ago forgotten by Ati, I need to know: is there any possibility that this kernel is included in Ubuntu 9.10?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by MichaelPalin View Post
      As an owner of a Radeon HD3870X2, long ago forgotten by Ati, I need to know: is there any possibility that this kernel is included in Ubuntu 9.10?
      Ubuntu ships with 2.6.31. However, there should be some custom builds you would be able to install easily.

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      • #4
        http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/

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        • #5
          There is just a headers...deb. When do You expect the "whole thing" ...?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by zika View Post
            There is just a headers...deb. When do You expect the "whole thing" ...?
            Cross-referencing with some of the other releases, I say it takes about 2 hours for the build do finish.

            Edit: ...though checking the build log and seeing how it ends with some errors things doesn't look all that promising.
            Last edited by Silverthorn; 09-28-2009, 08:04 AM.

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            • #7
              Thanks to both. Didn't know about these builds.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Silverthorn View Post
                Cross-referencing with some of the other releases, I say it takes about 2 hours for the build do finish.

                Edit: ...though checking the build log and seeing how it ends with some errors things doesn't look all that promising.
                I hope all this wait will be worth while ... Thank You! I'll take a look at a build log ...

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                • #9
                  Are there any news about when can we expect 2.6.32-rc1 in mainline ... ?

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