Le 01-05-2018, Clark Smith nous expliquait dans
Post by Clark Smith
Slackware 14.2 seems to be stuck in 4.4.* kernels. I wonder if
anybody in this forum has tried to upgrade to more recent kernels (say,
4.16.*) and, if so, share their experiences. Does the system remain
On a very recent hardware (Intel i7 Kaby Lake) I encountered endless
reboot loop with kernels version over 4.9.81.
It seems that behavior is related to spectre and meltdown patches (some
of my friends also encoutered this problem on older hardware and running
I also encountered a bad support (even no support at all with older
kernels) for Intel HD620 (bad screen refresh on window switching,
mplayer hanging, etc) with kernel under version 4.9.81.
Facing this puzzle I decided to go with Slackware64-current which runs
4.14.29 and makes my hardware happy.
As someone else say in this thread, you can install your new kernel from
sources without removing the old one and just add a new entry to your
boot loader menu (just be cautious and don't overwrite your actual initrd if
you're using any).
Je ne connaîtrai rien de tes habitudes
Il se peut même que tu sois décédée
Mais j'demanderai ta main pour la couper
-- H.F. Thiéfaine, L'ascenceur de 22H43