Tag Archives: kernel

Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 not responding

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: iwlmvm and iwlwifi. … Continue reading

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TP-LINK TL-WN722N driver

I bought a TP-LINK TL-WN722N usb wireless adapter. Turns out it is not supported out-of-the-box on Slackware 14.2. The adapter box said that it is supported in Linux, so naively I put the CD provided and looked for the driver. … Continue reading

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Video driver in the initrd.gz

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.

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Convert the kernel source to no-smp

Back in the days of Slackware 12.2 I used the generic nosmp kernel with my old laptop. I used the patch fromĀ /extra/linux-2.6.27.7-nosmp-sdk/ to switch the kernel source from SMP to non-SMP. All went well until the kernel was upgraded with … Continue reading

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