Re: free software mini pc
On Tue, 14 Feb 2012 23:26:04 +1100, Alex wrote in message
> On 13 February 2012 00:57, green <email@example.com> wrote:
> > So the Trim-Slice is not supported by mainline kernels?
> As others said, the main issue is the Tegra 2 is a nvidia chip
...that doesn't work with nouveau? Uh-oh.
> and CompuLab are reliant on nvidia in order to get things working.
> I haven't tried upgrading the kernel since I got the original unit.
> Performance was ok with the original but generally it seemed to be
> well below what you would expect given the specs of the Tegra 2.
> There was an interesting article about the Trim Slice posted a few
> days ago, I don't know if you saw it:
> To repeat Christofer's question though, what's the problem with a
> non-standard kernel? I get the feeling that these ARM computers that
> are coming out are going to be reliant on customised kernels for some
> time. If the customisation of the kernel can be managed in a
> standardised way, then it shouldn't be a problem.
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt Karlsen
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.