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    Default Linux 3.16-rc1 Kernel Released

    Phoronix: Linux 3.16-rc1 Kernel Released

    As anticipated, the Linux 3.16-rc1 kernel was released on Sunday night...

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

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    Tried it on ubuntu trusty, doesn't work, I get nothing but black screen, lightdm fails to start.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ultij View Post
    Tried it on ubuntu trusty, doesn't work, I get nothing but black screen, lightdm fails to start.
    if you use nVidia blob or FGLRX you probably need to recompile the kernel module or need a patch for compatibility

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrch2k8 View Post
    if you use nVidia blob or FGLRX you probably need to recompile the kernel module or need a patch for compatibility
    Oh I forgot to mention, I use mesa on a radeon hd 4650 card, that's why I don't have a clue why lightdm fails to start, no issue on 3.15

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    Code:
    ~
    towo:Defiant> inxi -SGC
    System:    Host: Defiant Kernel: 3.16-rc1.towo.2 x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Xfce 4.11.6 
               Distro: siduction 13.2.0 December - xfce - (201312310323) 
    CPU:       Quad core Intel Core i5-4670K (-MCP-) cache: 6144 KB 
               Clock Speeds: 1: 3400 MHz 2: 3400 MHz 3: 3400 MHz 4: 3400 MHz
    Graphics:  Card-1: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller
               Card-2: NVIDIA GM107 [GeForce GTX 750 Ti]
               Display Server: X.Org 1.15.99.903 driver: intel Resolution: 1920x1080@60.0hz
               GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Haswell Desktop GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 10.2.1
    Is running fine here.
    Btw, nvidia builds at the moment without patching.
    Code:
    ~
    towo:Defiant> dkms status | grep nvidia
    nvidia-current, 340.17, 3.15-0.towo.2-siduction-amd64, x86_64: installed
    nvidia-current, 340.17, 3.15-0.towo.3-siduction-amd64, x86_64: installed
    nvidia-current, 340.17, 3.15-0.towo-siduction-amd64, x86_64: installed
    nvidia-current, 340.17, 3.15-1.towo-siduction-amd64, x86_64: installed
    nvidia-current, 340.17, 3.16-rc1.towo.1, x86_64: installed
    nvidia-current, 340.17, 3.16-rc1.towo.2, x86_64: installed

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