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Old 06-06-2011, 10:34 PM   #1
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Any advantage to 2.6.38.4?


I am running 13.37 on a netbook with the Intel 945GME chipset. I can't seem to locate any information on whether how 2.6.38.4 is better and worse than 2.6.37.6. Where would I find this info?

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Old 06-07-2011, 12:20 AM   #2
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I always check out this page when kernel updates come out. It gives a nice detailed synopsis of all the changes that have been made.

http://kernelnewbies.org/LinuxChanges

Just go through the pages covering the releases in question, and you should be able to figure out if it's worth upgrading.
 
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Old 06-07-2011, 12:27 AM   #3
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Thanks, this is exactly what I wanted.
 
Old 06-07-2011, 01:51 AM   #4
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And, if you have a nVidia GPU and want to use a recent nouveau driver, like the one available in /testing, you'll *need* at least a 2.6.38.x kernel.
 
  


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