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Old 08-30-2005, 10:24 AM   #1
aes canis
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SOLVED: Cannot find 2.6.12-6 kernel packages

I have been playing with a Debian/Ubuntu based distribution called BeatrIX, which currently installs with the with 2.6.7 kernel.

A few weeks back, I ran Synaptic to ugrade the kernel, which installed 2.6.12-6. This worked fine.

Today, I did a clean re-installation of Beatrix, (have been using SuSE 9.1) and I upgraded the kernel, which turned out to be 2.6.12-7.
Unfortunately, on reboot, neither the mouse or touchpad works. I have tried it several times, and know it is not the

I want to use kernel 2.6.12-6, as I know it works on my laptop. However, I cannot find it again:

The repositories I have looked at show:




How can I get the 2.6.12-6 kernel packages (headers & image) again?

Last edited by aes canis; 09-01-2005 at 01:14 AM.
Old 09-01-2005, 01:14 AM   #2
aes canis
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I just did search for linux-headers-2.6.12-6-686 and got :

I put into Synaptic, and it worked.
The kernel has been updated and the mouse & touchpad still work.


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