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Old 11-06-2019, 02:17 PM   #3976
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"-current" will become Slackware-15. If you download and install an .iso of -current it says, when it boots up, "Welcome to Slackware64 15", or something along that line.
 
Old 11-06-2019, 02:20 PM   #3977
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When looking in -current, I see KDE 4 but haven't found any notes explaining why it's not KDE 5...?
When it's ready?
 
Old 11-07-2019, 04:10 AM   #3978
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When it's ready?
A big novelty would it be indeed, for Slackware to publish anything before ready.

Let's hope it remains true and "old" in that regard?

 
Old 11-07-2019, 08:50 AM   #3979
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Oh, I've read *every-thing* here on LQ and that post was about Slackware 15, not -current...
Slackware 15 is what -current will become when it becomes stable.
 
Old 11-12-2019, 04:26 AM   #3980
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Could the experimental kernel packages in /testing be called differently from mainline kernels?

As far as I understand, kernels can safely coexist, whereas at the moment slackpkg would remove stock kernels if installing a testing one .

This may be made easier if renaming the testing kernel packages somehow. Maybe kernel_testing-*
 
Old 11-12-2019, 04:51 AM   #3981
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The workaround is to download packages, rename them, install renamed.
slackpkg download ...
rename kernel- kernel-testing- ...
installpkg ...
Fix /boot/vmlinuz* symlinks and bootloader config.
 
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Old 11-12-2019, 04:55 AM   #3982
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Yeah, that's what I do now.
 
Old 11-12-2019, 01:08 PM   #3983
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The workaround is to download packages, rename them, install renamed.
slackpkg download ...
rename kernel- kernel-testing- ...
installpkg ...
Fix /boot/vmlinuz* symlinks and bootloader config.
This will break the slack-desc file. It's not a huge deal, but it won't show the package description for the testing kernels in pkgtool.
 
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Old 11-12-2019, 03:20 PM   #3984
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You should at least blacklist kernel-huge kernel-generic and kernel-modules if you are using slackpkg.
Never let slackpkg upgrade your kernels unless you're an absolute newbie and don't even know why having multiple kernels is a thing.
 
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Old 11-12-2019, 07:49 PM   #3985
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My system boots -huge kernels from efi, plus I also have failsafe kernels which I can always choose at boot.

Therefore I never had any problems in updating kernels with slackpkg. I also have a script which rebuilds nvidia drivers after an upgrade, which works (more or less) within one minor version series of kernels.

In principle, I can always build the kernel myself. But I'd still like to be able to test "the actual Slackware binaries".

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Old Yesterday, 01:48 AM   #3986
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Please set CONFIG_CRYPTO_CRC32C to m, otherwise users with btrfs root cannot benefit from hardware accelerated crc32c
 
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Old Yesterday, 05:48 AM   #3987
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My system boots -huge kernels from efi, plus I also have failsafe kernels which I can always choose at boot.

Therefore I never had any problems in updating kernels with slackpkg. I also have a script which rebuilds nvidia drivers after an upgrade, which works (more or less) within one minor version series of kernels.

In principle, I can always build the kernel myself. But I'd still like to be able to test "the actual Slackware binaries".
https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...ml#post6057132

 
Old Yesterday, 01:23 PM   #3988
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Please set CONFIG_CRYPTO_CRC32C to m, otherwise users with btrfs root cannot benefit from hardware accelerated crc32c
Seems even Fedora has CONFIG_CRYPTO_CRC32C=y. Are you sure this is still an actual problem? And if so, are you sure it isn't brtfs's problem to fix?
 
Old Yesterday, 07:45 PM   #3989
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Tue Nov 12 03:35:35 UTC 2019
testing/packages/kernel-source-5.4.0_rc7-noarch-1.txz:  Upgraded.
  +VBOXSF_FS m
The driver was pulled.
 
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Seems even Fedora has CONFIG_CRYPTO_CRC32C=y. Are you sure this is still an actual problem? And if so, are you sure it isn't brtfs's problem to fix?

Arch Linux: https://git.archlinux.org/svntogit/p...packages/linux
Debian: https://salsa.debian.org/kernel-team.../config/config

On Fedora
Code:
$ dmesg | grep crc32c
[    3.320686] Btrfs loaded, crc32c=crc32c-intel
Whole disk is btrfs except for /boot/efi which is vfat.
(Fedora installer does not allow /boot on a btrfs but I accomplish that by moving initrd and vmlinuz to ESP)

Maybe it is not CONFIG_CRYPTO_CRC32C but CONFIG_LIBCRC32C should be set to m?


If it is really btrfs's problem why cannot I find any bug report about it?

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