View Full Version : [ubuntu] Question about the kernel

April 28th, 2010, 02:55 PM
How are the intel iX range cpu's supported by the linux kernel. And if there are problems do you think they will be solved by July.

April 28th, 2010, 08:21 PM
You get a better response from the kernel mailing list. Info @ http://kernel.org/

April 28th, 2010, 09:46 PM
Support for the iX features is with the 2.6.33 kernel, and some (most? all? not sure, I dont use iX CPUs) of the iX features are backported to 2.6.32.

IIRC there is still some problems with turboboost on 2.6.33, 2.6.34 might be the kernel to fix that. Or it might not.

If your really worried, you could get an AMD :twisted:. The chipsets/CPUs work fine, and are better price/performers into the bargin ;)

April 29th, 2010, 08:38 AM
i prefer amd but im thinking of getting an i3 when i update my laptop unless there is a good amd chip for laptops i should hear about