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Why are some Intel family 6 CPU models (Core 2, Pentium M) not supported by intel_idle?

I've been tuning my Linux kernel for Intel Core 2 Quad (Yorkfield) processors, and I noticed the following messages from dmesg: [ 0.019526] cpuidle: using governor menu [ 0.531691] clocksource: ...
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Intel Ethernet Connection I219-V not working under Linux on an ASUSPRO B laptop, e1000e driver reports: “The NVM Checksum Is Not Valid”

I have a problem with an ASUSPRO B8430UA laptop: when I boot it with Ubuntu 16.04 (or NixOS 16.03) the Ethernet port does not work. The driver used is e1000e, it reports: $ dmesg | grep e1000e [ ...
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Debian not showing all cores?

I recently purchased a i5-9600K. Which is supposed to run 6 cores and 6 threads (hyperthreading), when I take a look into /proc/cpuinfo the ht flag is on, and checking a tool like htoponly shows 6 ...
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How can I stop “Timed out waiting for forcewake old ack to clear”?

Running Arch Linux with Intel i915 and onboard Intel graphics. If I do a dmesg, I get line after line of "[drm:__gen6_gt_force_wake_mt_get] ERROR Timed out waiting for forcewake old ack to clear". ...
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How can I prevent installation of a specific package on Linux Mint?

TL;DR Question: How can I disallow installing of the package intel-microcode in the future? With my bad memory, I may try installing it someday, again. Long story Yesterday, I installed the intel-...
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Does using the guest account in Ubuntu help for Spectre and Meltdown protection?

I was wondering if I use my computer running Ubuntu only for browsing while using the guest account on an unpatched PC logging in to any site I browse - will it be possible to steal any passwords ...
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Crash during startup on a recent corporate computer

After some recent updates, my computer no longer boots! Here's what I could determine: This is a very recent computer that was provided to me by corporate IT. It has a recent Intel CPU (Skylake ...
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Locating Drivers for Intel AX200 Wireless on 5.1 Kernel

I recently purchased a new laptop which features an Intel Wireless-AX200 Networking device for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. I installed elementary OS 5.0 "Juno" along with the latest stable linux ...
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Why can the kernel not use SSE/AVX registers and instructions?

This post from StackOverflow has this, In some environments there there is a restriction on certain instructions or using certain registers. For example, in the Linux kernel, use of SSE/AVX or FP ...
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Dual monitors with 2 videos driver with xrandr 1.4

I'm trying to dual-screen with 2 differents video card drivers (i915 & nvidia) but as you can see xrandr is only listing nvidia provider. I am using Arch Linux. I unsuccessfully tried finding ...
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Intel Skylake + DisplayPort 1.2 MST/Daisy chain on Linux

I am planning to buy hardware for using DisplayPort 1.2's MST feature to daisy chain two monitors in combination with the Intel Core i5 6600 Skylake processor on Ubuntu. Is this supported yet with the ...
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CPU temperatures in linux: throttling or wrong reading?

Using a Lenovo Legion Y520 with i7-7700HQ (base clock 2.8Ghz) and GTX 1050. I'm getting CPU overheating warnings in linux and it's affecting my performance in games (found in Payday 2 and CS:GO). I've ...
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CPU overheating on Linux, but not on Windows, while doing the same things

I can clearly hear the fans (there are 2 of them) inside my laptop spin more on Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon 64-bit with kernel 4.10.0-37-generic, but any kernel I've tried for that matter, than on ...
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How can I parse the microcode (ucode) in iwlwifi to get the version numbers?

I have an Intel wireless card driven by iwlwifi, and I can see the following message in dmesg: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: loaded firmware version 17.168.5.3 build 42301 Given that I know which blob is ...
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Xorg: Independent Mode

I have one VGA-port and one HDMI-port connected to the system. With this, I can easily configure clone mode as well as extended mode. In clone mode, both monitors mimic each other. In extended mode, ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work in debian 10

In my laptop I used debian 9 and bluetooth worked well. I have updated debian to the 10 version, after that bluetooth does't work. I am not so good in linux. Can you help me? lspci -nnk | grep -iA3 ...
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LLVM error instead of 3D acceleration in Debian stable

I've installed Debian stable (Jessie) on a Acer Notebool (Aspire ES 15). If I try to start some programs (qtcreator, processing) I see: LLVM ERROR: Cannot select: intrinsic %llvm.x86.sse41.pblendvb ...
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How do I enable kernel to load Intel® Wireless 7260 card on NUC DC3217IYE with Debian 7?

Environment Next Unit of Computing NUC DC3217IYE with Debian 3.2.60-1+deb7u3 x86_64 GNU/Linux 867Mbps 802.11ac Intel 7260 card, Dual band 5GHz + 2.4GHz Wireless 2x2 AC + Bluetooth4.0 Installing ...
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Audio errors: Direct firmware load for intel/sof/sof-cml.ri failed with error -2

Note this question is on the X1 Carbon 7th Gen with the 10th generation Intel (Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-10710U). Some of the x1c7s have 8th generation intel, and will have different problems; lshw reports:...
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How does the operating system read the page size from hardware?

Books on operating systems usually mentions that the page size is decided by the processor architecture, for example Intel x86 supports 4KB page size. I have a perception that when we were installing ...
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What does SYSENTER do in 64-bit Long mode on Linux?

There is an x86 instruction sysenter. This seems to be the Intel fast-system-call method. SYSENTER seems to be valid in LONG mode (64-bit) on Intel processors. This seems to have fallen out of favor ...
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How to reduce temperature on a Dell XPS (L502X)?

Problem My Laptop is running quite hot (sensors reports ~50-60°C) during normal usage. In my opinion this is too high to work comfortably over long periods. Especially the region where I rest my ...
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How to install Intel Graphics drivers for Mint 13

I have choppy video and my windows are choppy when I move them around. Also when my PC turns off monitor it does not turn off normally but like the cable was unplugged. I guess I need to install a ...
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Can't access RAM from PCIe device

I use Intel Xeon with centos8 , kernel 4.18. There is also an FPGA connected to CPU through PCIe. The FPGA try to access RAM (through DMA) using physical address in RAM, but it fails in access. ...
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Do Ryzen 3 2200u laptops with Vega 3 work out of the box with major Linux distros? [duplicate]

Does a laptop with Ryzen 3 2200u and Vega 3 work without issues with stock install of Debian 9 or Ubuntu 18.04? I dont want to install drivers! Not to mention compile a patched kernel. I have to ...
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Gnome shell on debian use to much resources

I recently install debian 8 on my system and install gnome. But after working for couple of minutes I notice that my battery is discharging very fast. So I check CPU usage and it using half of CPU ...
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How to disabled nvidia graphics card and start using intel hd 4600

I use UBuntu 14.04 LTS. I have cpu i4790k with hdgraphics 4600. How to disable my nvidia graphics card and start using intel hd 4600 ? Should I change something in bios or it is possible from the ...
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intel driver on nvidia optimus laptop not recognizing internal display

I have a ThinkPad W520 laptop with an nVidia optimus display. I recently upgraded my linux system to linux-4.2.5 and nvidia-358 and now I cannot get the internal display to be available for X11. ...
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Can't connect to bluetooth devices (i.e. speakers) on debian jessie

I have a Debian Jessie OS on a Dell Vostro 5870. Every time I try to connect to my Bluetooth speaker, I get this error from /var/log/syslog: bluetoothd[1326]: a2dp-sink profile connect failed for C8:...
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Ryzen 3 2200u laptop linux compatibility

Do Ryzen 3 2200u laptops work without issues with stock install of Debian 9 or Ubuntu 18.04? I do not want to install nor patch nor compile! I have to choose between Core i3 6006u and Ryzen 3 2200u. ...
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iwlwifi: Could not load the [0] uCode section; Failed to run INIT ucode: -5 [duplicate]

I'm getting this error occasionally when my device wakes up from suspend, iwlwifi: Log capacity -1515870811 is bogus, limit to 1 entries iwlwifi: Log write index -1515870811 is bogus, limit to 1 ...
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crda make error

Hardware: Intel Galileo Gen 2 System: Yocto linux (iot-devkit-image) User: root At "Step 7" of this Post root@dhcppc6:~/crda-3.18# make GEN keys-gcrypt.c Trusted pubkeys: pubkeys/root.key.pub....
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sensors-detect not detecting my fan

sensors-detect detects my system perfectly: # sensors-detect revision 6209 (2014-01-14 22:51:58 +0100) # System: Acer Aspire E1-572 [V2.14] (laptop) # Board: Acer EA50_HW It detects an Intel digital ...
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Intel AX200 ap-mode

Has anyone been successful in enabling ap-mode for Intel AX-200 WLAN adapters on the 5GHz band? After a few weeks of attempting and searching other forums there hasn't been a positive note yet that ...
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CentOS 7.6 - Initrd.img not loading updated driver

I have been trying to load an updated initrd.img file with updated drivers on booting the Centos 7.6 ISO, however it seems to still load the old driver even though I have replaced the driver. Steps ...
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Sound issues after recent 4.18 kernel on Spectre x360

After upgrading to the 4.18 Linux kernel using Debian sid, I've been dealing with some sound issues that I haven't before the upgrade. After the laptop suspends, majority of the time (but not always) ...
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Scaling CPU frequency

I've a Desktop and a Laptop with overheating issue and as far as I've known from Arch Wiki and other contributors on this site, I've to limit the cpu frequency to resolve the issue. On both system I'...