Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
Sorry guys. Karl did provide the info but to me directly and not
copied the list. I overlooked that fact when I read his email to me.
--- On *Tue, 12/1/09, Karl F. Larsen /<klarsen1@xxxxxxxxx>/* wrote:
From: Karl F. Larsen<klarsen1@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Karmic 9.10 new kernel BAD!
To: "Leonard Chatagnier"<lenc5570@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 2:52 PM
Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> --- On Tue, 12/1/09, Karl F. Larsen<klarsen1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Karl F. Larsen<klarsen1@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Karmic 9.10 new kernel BAD!
> To: "Leonard"<lenc5570@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 1:28 PM
> Leonard wrote:
>> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>> Leonard wrote:
>>>> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>>>> This morning I was trying to use my Karmic to check
>>>>> with my Thunderbird and everything failed! I was not able to
>>>>> see anything I wanted.
>>>>> Every morning this week I turn on the monitor and
there is a
>>>>> jitter to the image, everything is jittering. I read a
>>>>> and the jitter stops.
>>>>> So I reboot and noticed the new kernel I was using. I
>>>>> using the next oldest kernel and all is well again with
>>>>> So if your seeing what I saw or other odd effect this
>>>>> week with Karmic, do try the earlier kernel. It makes it work
>>>>> a lot better.
>>>>> 73 Karl
>>>> Too much generalities in your post. It would be helpful to
everyone if you said just which
>>>> kernel you had trouble with and what graphics card you are
using along with the driver.
>>>> In my case it's the linux-image-2.6.31-15 generic(Karmic
>>>> 64 bit and nVidia GeForce 9400 GT card using the latest
proprietary driver nvidia-glx-185
>>>> The -15 kernel has been out for quite some time now. Are
you just now noticing problems with
>>>> it? Likely it was one of the more recent updates that
didn't include the newest kernel. JMO.
>>> I do not know who you are.
>> You know me as well as I know you. We both post to the list.
>>> I will get the number of the faulty kernel image when I
reboot again later. Also I have no idea what my system is using.
But here it si if you can figure it out:
>>> karl@karmic:~$ lspci
>>> 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc
Radeon HD 3200 Graphics
>> This is you graphics card I beliece. How do you know that you
are using the correct driver if you don't know which card you are
>>> 01:05.1 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc RS780 Azalia
>> Your audio card.
>>> 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 02)
>> Your NIC card.
>> BTW, are you running the 32 or 64 bit Karmic. Your lspci
output indicated a 64 bit processor in you box.
> I rebooted. The good kernel is 2.6.31-14-generic. The bad
kernel is 2.6.31-15-generic which I got as a update last Friday.
That was when the problems started.
> Welcome to the crowd of those having issues with the -15 kernel.
Perhaps you should stay with it and contribute it getting
I would be glad to help fix the -15 problem. I do have the
kernel. And it does mess up my computer in defined ways as
reported. Did that with I think the 8.11 kernel that had no
> I am using the 32 bit Karmic load. I think my cpu might
support 64 bit but there is zero percent improvement in using 64
> Well at least it's good to know the it's not just a 64 bit
issue with the Karmic -15 kernel.
> As for knowing my video card, I loaded Karmic and it came
up full screen working fine. I had nothing to fix.
> Good for you but the info may come in handy some day.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
Key ID = 3951B48D
185 aren't the latest Nvidia drivers, maybe upgrade to 190 and see if
that resolves the issue.
Yep, am aware of that from reading the list. I meant the latest from
the Ubuntu mirrors and should have made that clear.
Ahh my bad :)
No bad at all; thanks for the reminder that I need to try it out.
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