Kernel 4.7

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Re: Kernel 4.7

Postby mechanic » Wed Aug 31, 2016 7:18 pm

Srtest wrote:
mechanic wrote:Good job! :D

Now I wonder if some time in the future if that could be used again as btrfs evolves. :?:


Why?


You're right. 'Own tools' Brain not working today. I just built 2 kernels that would not boot, forgot to patch. :roll:
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Re: Kernel 4.7

Postby xeno74 » Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:01 am

Hi All,

The third update of kernel 4.7 is available.

New:

  1. Additional Btrfs options removed
  2. ChangeLog
  3. Linux Git log

Download: vmlinux-4.7.3-AmigaONE_X1000.tar.gz

You can boot a ubuntu MATE live DVD with this kernel.

ubuntu MATE 16.04.1 LTS PowerPC live DVD with the Ubuntu install script and with the stable kernel 4.7.3:

Image

Please test Btrfs.

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Re: Kernel 4.7

Postby xeno74 » Fri Sep 16, 2016 7:58 pm

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Re: Kernel 4.7

Postby xeno74 » Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:43 pm

Hi All,

I released the stable kernel 4.7.5 today.

New:

- ChangeLog-4.7.5
- Linux Git log

Download: vmlinux-4.7.5-AmigaONE_X1000.tar.gz

Have a nice weekend! :-)

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Re: Kernel 4.7

Postby kilaueabart » Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:08 am

I downloaded 4.7.5 just now. Will add to my card soon. But I have questions:

1. What is the difference between MATE 16.04.1 with 4.7.5 and 4.1.33? Will it really work better when I switch?

2. Your screen pictures keep showing a nifty System Monitor window. I haven't been able to figure out how to get that. Installing gnome-system-monitor didn't do any good.
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Re: Kernel 4.7

Postby xeno74 » Mon Sep 26, 2016 9:05 am

kilaueabart wrote:I downloaded 4.7.5 just now. Will add to my card soon. But I have questions:

1. What is the difference between MATE 16.04.1 with 4.7.5 and 4.1.33? Will it really work better when I switch?



The stable kernel 4.7.5 has new drivers and the stable longterm kernel 4.1.33 is more stable and reliable. If you are satisfied with the stable longterm kernel 4.1.33 then you don't need the stable kernel 4.7.5. If you buy a new hardware and it doesn't work with the stable longterm kernel 4.1.33 then you can try the stable kernel 4.7.5. Additionally you can try a test version of kernel 4.8 if the new hardware doesn't work with the stable kernel 4.7.5 either.

kilaueabart wrote:2. Your screen pictures keep showing a nifty System Monitor window. I haven't been able to figure out how to get that. Installing gnome-system-monitor didn't do any good.


This is the MATE system monitor. You can open it with the command mate-system-monitor.
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Re: Kernel 4.7

Postby kilaueabart » Tue Sep 27, 2016 1:21 am

xeno74 wrote:This is the MATE system monitor. You can open it with the command mate-system-monitor.

Thank you! In spite of a few warnings (** (mate-system-monitor:7191): WARNING **: SELinux was found but is not enabled.
(mate-system-monitor:7191): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_hash_table_lookup: assertion 'hash_table != NULL' failed
...) the monitor came up.
I will next see if it works on 16.10, to get info a blank Welcome won't give me there.
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Re: Kernel 4.7

Postby xeno74 » Sun Oct 02, 2016 6:31 am

Hi All,

Here is the stable kernel 4.7.6.

New:

- ChangeLog-4.7.6
- Linux Git log

Download: vmlinux-4.7.6-AmigaONE_X1000.tar.gz

Please test this kernel because it is cross compiled. I don't know if it works.

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Re: Kernel 4.7

Postby xeno74 » Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:09 pm

Hi All,

I released the stable kernel 4.7.7 today.

New:

- ChangeLog-4.7.7
- Linux Git log

Download: vmlinux-4.7.7-AmigaONE_X1000.tar.gz

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Re: Kernel 4.7

Postby xeno74 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 4:52 pm

Hi All,

Here is the stable kernel 4.7.8.

New:


Download: vmlinux-4.7.8-AmigaONE_X1000.tar.gz

I cross compiled this kernel so please test it.

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