Any caveats to backporting latest maverick kernel to Lucid?

Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at
Sat Jul 31 22:51:05 UTC 2010

On Sat, 31 Jul 2010 17:27:22 -0500
Albert Wagner <albertwagner at> wrote:

> I subscribe to bugs.launchpad for bug #528457 (gpu hung drm i915 intel). I recently received a report from there that backporting the most recent maverick kernel, to lucid 10.04 fixed this bug. I would like to try this. Is this unwise for any reason?  Can I undo it easily if it doesn't perform as expected?
Your current kernel(s) will still be available through grub so it is easy to go back if required.

Steve Cook (Yorvyk) 

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