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    Default Linux 2.6.32-rc1 Kernel Released

    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

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    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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    Quote 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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    Quote Originally Posted by Silverthorn View Post
    There is just a headers...deb. When do You expect the "whole thing" ...?

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    Quote 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 at 08:04 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silverthorn View Post
    Thanks to both. Didn't know about these builds.

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

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