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Re: Linux kernel image 4.3.0 in Jessie bpo?

On Thu, 2015-12-24 at 15:07 +0100, Piotr Dąbrowski wrote:
> Can we expect to see Linux kernel image 4.3.0 in Jessie backports any time soon?
> Or is the current 4.2.0 planned to stay for some time now?

Yes, it will be there in the next few days.

> The 4.3.0 release brings official out-of-the-box support for Intel's
> Skylake CPU line (4.2.0 requires preliminary_hw_support parameter set
> on boot), and it also solves some problems with nVidia graphics cards
> [1][2].
> Or maybe installing 4.3.0 from testing will work fine too?

That should work too.


> [1] http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=intel-slk-linux-4.3-no-prelim
> [2] http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2433010/linux-kernel-43-brings-intel-skylake-and-open-source-nvidia-support
> Regards,
> Piotr Dąbrowski
Ben Hutchings
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