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Old 02-06-2012, 02:18 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by smoooth103 View Post
I had mistakenly downloaded a 260 version NVIDIA driver. The 290 works. Thanks.
The 285 driver also works. Other than that, so far the upgrade to the 3.2.2 kernel has been painless.
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Old 02-07-2012, 01:53 PM   #17
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Only issue I have come across so far, (and it's been the same for every major upgrade I've ever tried) is the fonts never seem to remain the same across upgrades which is a bit of a nuisance. Not sure if this is a Slackware thing or a general Linux thing as I have no other distros installed to compare.
Old 04-02-2012, 10:27 AM   #18
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Broadcom-sta driver

I also have the broadcom-sta driver for the 4312 card. Here's a stupid question... how do you apply the patch or how do you edit the driver?
Old 04-02-2012, 02:22 PM   #19
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check the first page of this thread, it shows you the full instructions on how to patch the driver.
Old 04-02-2012, 04:38 PM   #20
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Nvidia has 295.33 version which is working for linux kernel 3.3 if you are planning to compile the latest Linux Kernel
Old 04-07-2012, 01:06 PM   #21
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Should I just click on the patch file after removing the .txt - to patch the broadcom driver - or is there another step that I'm missing? I tried the following in terminal as root: patch -p0 src/wl/sys/wl_linux.c < bc_wl_abiupdate.patch

and received the error below:

Hunk #1 FAILED at 332.
1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file src/wl/sys/wl_linux.c.rej
Old 04-07-2012, 05:36 PM   #22
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just open the wl_linux.c & patch file with your text editor,navigate to the line that you must change and copy/paste.If you update your kernel to 3.3.1 then you must use " make API=CFG80211 " (without quotes) and have cfg80211 option (under Wireless) enable in kernel.At least that's what i did to be able to compile the module.WIRELESS_EXT API is no longer compile the wl module.I'm using BCM 4313 14e4:4727

Sorry for my bad english
Old 04-20-2012, 08:33 PM   #23
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No problen with the english. :-) Thanks for your help, I appreciate it!
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Originally Posted by the_penguinator View Post
1. uncomment a mirror for your upgrade source in /etc/slackpkg/mirrors
2. do $slackpkg update #dl's file lists from the mirror
3. do #slackpkg install-new #installs the latest slack goodness
4. do #slackpkg upgrade-all #upgrades all files on your machine including kernel
5. you may be prompted to run /sbin/lilo #y is the correct answer
6. you may be prompted to K/O/R/P the new files #O for overwrite config files is the brave answer
Do you people approve this method?
Old 10-11-2014, 08:33 AM   #25
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