BOSS Testing Kernel is out (2.6.26.6)

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BOSS Testing Kernel is out (2.6.26.6)

Postby alan » Mon Oct 27, 2008 5:15 pm

Hi Guys,

I was working on an updated 2.6.26.6 based kernel for BOSS this weekend and its ready. In three flavors like last, amd64, i386 and i386-bigmem. If you have upgraded your system to Parsix Boss, please get and install the new kernel and report any problems you see on it.

Thanks,
Alan
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RE: BOSS Testing Kernel is out (2.6.26.6)

Postby arash-m » Mon Oct 27, 2008 8:22 pm

Thanks for your hard work!
I have a question too. When will Boss reposetory upgrade to Gnome 2.24?
And something else! Why Synaptic forces me to install Texlive while upgrading?!
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The nvidia kernel module works

Postby eco2geek » Thu Oct 30, 2008 6:40 am

"nvidia-glx" + "nvidia-kernel-2.6.26-parsix-4" worked right out of the box. (xorg.conf was already configured to use the nvidia driver.)

That's a first for me on a Debian-based distro!
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Postby mandog » Thu Oct 30, 2008 2:46 pm

Alan just upgraded to boss this morning on my 64bt rig no problems so far. I did notice a vast improvement with flash and nvidia but i'm using the latest drivers of there site and flashplayer 10.
Parsix running AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-Core Processor, Gigabyte mother board 8gb ram, Nvidia graphic card 1gb unboard ram, Plextor PX760, EPSON R300, 2x 500gb hds, sata+3x 500gb, 1x2tb Hardrives, 23" AOC monitor 1980X1080 Resolution
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