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Re: [alpine-devel] new edge snapshot, 110314

From: Carlo Landmeter <clandmeter_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 15:25:03 +0100

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 5:16 PM, William Pitcock
<nenolod_at_dereferenced.org> wrote:
> hi,
>
> a new edge snapshot has just been uploaded - 110314.  it bumps the
> kernel to 2.6.37.3-r0 and includes updated firmware packages.
>
> other new features include kernel mode switching (KMS) enabled by
> default and unicode framebuffer support as well as all bugfixes in the
> base packages between 110310 and 110314.
>
> you can download the edge snapshot at the following URLs depending on
> which port you wish to use:
>
> x86:
>   http://nl.alpinelinux.org/alpine/edge/releases/x86/alpine-edge-110314-x86.iso
>
> x86-64:
>   http://nl.alpinelinux.org/alpine/edge/releases/x86_64/alpine-edge-110314-x86_64.iso
>
> please *please* test this release as it is a little bit larger than the
> old install media due to the inclusion of KMS, framebuffer and the
> switch to linux-firmware.git as our firmware source.

Upgraded my old nb with ATI card and works nicely. Switching between
console and X also works.
Also upgraded my vmware guest and also seems to work like it should.

-carlo


>
> - nenolod
>
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