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Re: using kernel 3.0.1+

On Tue, Nov 01, 2011 at 04:41:22PM +0100, Sven Hoexter wrote:
> I've a system with a i5 2520m (Intel Sandybridge) and written down a few
> notes about it in the Debian wiki.
> http://wiki.debian.org/InstallingDebianOn/Dell/LatitudeE6420/squeeze
> In short, as other people all ready wrote, you'll have to use at least
> the kernel from backports (2.6.39 currently) but I guess you'll also
> need the X.org backport (thanks to KiBi for providing it).
> The most annoying part is the requirement of a new kernel+non-free to get
> at least ethernet working. After that it's a lot easier to get the rest
> going.
Squeeze doesn't support Atheros AR8151 NIC on my new system too, I have
to install testing. Besides the 3.x kernel, other utils, lm-sensor for
example, support for i5 cpu better in testing. 

Chen Wei

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