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Re: 4.14.9 Kernel crashes

#11 Post by anticapitalista » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:57 am

They are different, I don't know what the MX kernel includes or is based off.
antiX kernels are basically vanilla kernels from kernel.org plus 4 or 5 patches.

antiX kernels can be downloaded and installed using dpkg -i from here

http://repo.antixlinux.com/stretch/pool ... amd64-smp/
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Re: 4.14.9 Kernel crashes

#12 Post by entropyfoe » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:17 pm

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Will installing bring in the Nvidia driver for the kernel the way the MX installer did?

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Re: 4.14.9 Kernel crashes

#13 Post by anticapitalista » Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:21 pm

If nvidia is already installed via ddm-mx, then it should automatically create the same drivers for any newly installed kernel.
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Re: 4.14.9 Kernel crashes

#14 Post by dr-kart » Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:45 pm

Had no issues with anti's 4.14 kernel + nvidia 375 driver (1st option of ddm-mx)

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Re: 4.14.9 Kernel crashes

#15 Post by entropyfoe » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:51 pm

"They (antix kernels) are different, I don't know what the MX kernel includes or is based off.
antiX kernels are basically vanilla kernels from kernel.org plus 4 or 5 patches."

I installed thew stable 4.10 using the MX Package Installer, and as I recall it was the antiX 4.10, so maybe there is some difference that makes the vanilla from kernel.org work with Ryzen.
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Re: 4.14.9 Kernel crashes

#16 Post by anticapitalista » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:00 pm

You need a patched 'meltdown' kernel and the 4.10 series is no longer supported. That is why I suggest the 4.14.12 antiX kernel. You could even try the 4.9.75 antiX kernel as well. It *might* be ok.
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Re: 4.14.9 Kernel crashes

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Re: 4.14.9 Kernel crashes

#18 Post by Stevo » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:27 pm

If you're running the AMD Ryzen processor, I don't believe that installing the Meltdown-mitigated kernels do anything concerning the kpti fix. So stick with the 4.10 kernel for now.

The MX kernels are backported versions of upstream Debian kernels, with the large number of Debian patches, except that the kernel context switch frequency is bumped from 250 to 1000 Hz, which is supposed to be better for desktop instead of server use. The latest 4.14 backport also built a separate realtime version of the kernel, by the way, so that's in the repo too.

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Re: 4.14.9 Kernel crashes

#19 Post by namida12 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:54 pm

Stevo wrote:If you're running the AMD Ryzen processor, I don't believe that installing the Meltdown-mitigated kernels do anything concerning the kpti fix. So stick with the 4.10 kernel for now.

The MX kernels are backported versions of upstream Debian kernels, with the large number of Debian patches, except that the kernel context switch frequency is bumped from 250 to 1000 Hz, which is supposed to be better for desktop instead of server use. The latest 4.14 backport also built a separate realtime version of the kernel, by the way, so that's in the repo too.
4.14.12 64bit is not listed in the package installer -

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Re: 4.14.9 Kernel crashes

#20 Post by entropyfoe » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:51 pm

namida,

The 4.14.0-3-amd64 in the Package Installer IS 4.14.12 patched.
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