I have a ThinkPad T420, which comes with an Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 wireless adapter. The card is recognised out of the box, and it connects to my home WiFi. There are two kernel modules loaded:
iwlwifi. Typically, after a minute or two the internet connection becomes so slow that it is virtually lost. I am running Slackware64 14.2 with kernel 4.4.217. It seems I finally found a solution in the Ubuntu forums.
I have an ATI Radeon HD 6450 card. Sometimes upon boot, just when the console should switch to the screen native resolution, it apparently fails to do so. The screen goes black and the computer restarts. Read the rest of this entry »
Back in the days of Slackware 12.2 I used the generic nosmp kernel with my old laptop. I used the patch from
/extra/linux-22.214.171.124-nosmp-sdk/ to switch the kernel source from SMP to non-SMP. All went well until the kernel was upgraded with the rest to 126.96.36.199 and the patch stopped working. Read the rest of this entry »