Mar 17 2016

Cooker news Week 11-2016

Full log

Kernel and Hardware

During the release report there was a discussion about hardware issues. The intel i915 driver has been causing issue for people for some time now. In particular some laptops which utilise dual graphics adapters for power saving. This problem shows itself continuous rebooting.
Later kernels appear to perform better with these boxes we are working on making a later vanilla kernel available for users who are having these difficulties.

Under AOB we were informed that we would qualify for some free processing time on IBM POWER servers. We hope to use this offer to speed up build times on our new ABF.

Finally one attendee offered us monetary or hardware support to help us to improve the ABF infrastructure. Our thanks go to Blackcrack.