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Bug#687442: linux-image-3.2.0-3-686-pae: Add Intel Ivy Bridge support

On Wed, 2012-09-12 at 21:21 +0200, Carsten Grohmann wrote:
> Package: src:linux
> Version: 3.2.23-1
> Severity: normal
> Dear Maintainer,
> please add support for Intel Ivy Bridge processors to the Debian
> standard kernel.
> The current Debian kernel 3.2.0 doesn't support the new Intel processors 
> with built-in GPU.

Sure it does.  Certainly the driver has an entry for your GPU's device

	INTEL_VGA_DEVICE(0x0162, &intel_ivybridge_d_info), /* GT2 desktop */

Now, there may be *bugs*, but that's another matter.

> The kernel 3.2.0 has booted the system successfully after the processor has been replaced by a new 
> Intel Ivy Bridge i5-3570K. Unfortunately neither X nor audio were working. An update to kernel 3.5 
> from experimental tree solved all issues.

But audio has nothing to do with the processor... unless you are talking
about audio over HDMI?

We are *considering* updating some or all of the graphics drivers to the
versions found in Linux 3.4, which might fix this.  I don't know if
packages are available for test yet.


Ben Hutchings
Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of old ones.

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