On Wed, 2019-04-17 at 08:29 +0000, Thierry Vilmart wrote: > Hi, > > Let me just express my worry that Debian buster and debian based > distributions like Ubuntu will miss kernel 5 and AMD Free Sync for 2 > years until next Debian release in 2 years. > > fact 1: AMD Free sync needs the kernel 5, and it is a very nice feature > to adapt the monitor's refresh rate smarter than V-sync, and to avoid > tearing. The current 5.x version (probably 5.1) will be available in buster- backports soon after buster is released. And to quote Linus: ""5.0" doesn't mean anything more than that the 4.x numbers started getting big enough that I ran out of fingers and toes." > fact 2: kernel 4.19 goes out of life in Dec 2020 [...] I addressed this in <https://lists.debian.org/debian-kernel/2019/04/msg00116.html>. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Make three consecutive correct guesses and you will be considered an expert.
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