How to fix Xubuntu 12.04.4?
fischerfm at yahoo.de
Fri Feb 14 10:52:33 UTC 2014
I agree fully with you: Xubuntu 12.04 should stay on 3.2.0 kernel. But
why should Xubuntu 12.04.4 stay on it? If everybody can still use the
12.04 distro if having driver trouble?
On 14.02.2014 11:38, PK wrote:
> I don't agree with this. In my opinion, Xubuntu 12.04 should stay with
> the 3.2.x-kernel.
> Because it's currently the only kernel (plus the X.org version that
> goes with it) that still supports the restricted nvidia-96 driver for
> old Nvidia video cards. Same goes for third-party SiS 671 drivers.
> Regards, Pjotr.
> 2014-02-14 10:23 GMT+01:00 Michael Fischer <fischerfm at yahoo.de
> <mailto:fischerfm at yahoo.de>>:
> Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS does not support the hardware stack Ubuntu
> 12.04.4 LTS supports. It stays on the 3.2.0 kernel instead. What
> is the process to have this fixed? Withdraw Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS or
> create a Xubuntu 12.04.4a LTS? I am ready to fix this distro (at
> least for 686 and amd64 architectures) and make it available for
> download through my FTP and HTTP servers. What is the correct
> process for this?
>> When booting the Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Desktop CD this is what I get:
>> cat /etc/issue
>> Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS \n \l
>> uname -ar
>> Linux xubuntu 3.2.0-58-generic #88-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 3 17:37:58 UTC
>> 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>> which is the kernel of Xubuntu 12.04.
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