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    Phoronix: Linux 3.11-rc4 Kernel Brings More Changes

    It's time for another Sunday release of the Linux kernel. While it's out on schedule, the Linux 3.11-rc4 release carries about the same amount of changes as 3.11-rc3, which isn't making Linus Torvalds happy...

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

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    no backlight fix yet

    no backlight fix yet. =/ happy to see more fix to radeon, my hd 4850 likes lol
    Last edited by Andrecorreia; 08-04-2013, 06:26 PM.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Andrecorreia View Post
      no backlight fix yet. =/ happy to see more fix to radeon, my hd 4850 likes lol
      I had to add acpi_backlight=vendor to my grub command line and now I can change brightness.

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      • #4
        ;p

        Originally posted by Caledar View Post
        I had to add acpi_backlight=vendor to my grub command line and now I can change brightness.
        GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="splash quiet acpi_osi='!Windows 2012'" this works for me asus k56cb not perfect but have some backlight control (five levels)

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        • #5
          Bipolar Linus

          Linus always talks about being clear about what you say and what you mean, but this is like the third time during the 3.11 process he has flip-flopped on whether he likes a bunch of patches. First he yelled at people to stop sending so many pull requests, then he called himself the "master" of pull requests, now he's back to hating it.

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          • #6
            No, he has always been clear that -rc releases must have bug fixes only. He was not happy that in the first -rc releases there were very few of those, because that means it's most likely they would be submitted in later -rc versions, and the closer to release you get, the less patches you want (because you want to have a stable kernel, and not something that accidentally got broken due to the last batch of patches).

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