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Old 03-28-2020, 08:51 PM   #1
enigma9o7
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FYI: 5.3 hwe kernel for legacy, apppack, 5.0, etc


I installed the bodhi 5.1 iso release with 5.3 hwe kernel on my 64-bit machines, but my 32-bit machine was feeling left out with its 4.9 kernel. Then I realized there may be apppack users, or those who just updated normally from Bodhi 5.0, who feel left out too.

So, fyi, if you want to upgrade to the 5.3-hwe kernel, just execute this:

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sudo apt install --install-recommends linux-generic-hwe-18.04 xserver-xorg-hwe-18.04
So far I don't know any downsides, if it runs my my 15-year old Pentium 4 & Althon 64, I doubt there's much potential for issues, even on older machines. But don't worry, it keeps linux 4.9 in your grub menu so you can boot that still if it does turn out to have issues.
 
Old 04-10-2020, 02:52 PM   #2
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Thanks for this Our users should know this or at least be able to find it in a google search.

For the record I would not expect a non-pae 32 bit cpu to run with the more recent kernels. I could be wrong but this is a potential problem for some 32 bit users.
 
Old 04-12-2020, 10:34 AM   #3
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Ya, well I've found some downsides now too. For one, it's not a one-time update, it keeps wanting to update again and again - even when booted into the 4.9 kernel. So be aware its not a one time kernel update, its a switch to an ever-updating kernel that adds new grub entries each time too.

And, I've decided I think the 4.9 kernel is faster anyway. Maybe it's my imagination, but I checked the same game under both, and under 5.3 it has pauses and delays but under 4.9 it plays smooth. So I guess even tho 5.3 works, 4.9 probably has something left in it that makes my old PC run faster.

So now I'm trying to figure out a way to uninstall it, or at least freeze its updates. Not sure how to stop them as its more than just those two packages above that keep updating.
 
  


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