[PlanetCCRMA] Re: FC2 + 2.4 kernel CCRMA partial success

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm@ATrpms.net
Thu Jun 3 14:30:03 2004

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On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 07:07:16PM +0100, Steve Harris wrote:
> I wanted to go to FC2 to get better video drivers for my laptop, and a few
> other things.
> The FC2 install process removes kernel-2.4*, but leaves the alsa drivers
> etc. there. The old kernel can be put back with rpm -ivh --force, and it
> boots fine with FC2.
> The problem for me is that the driver for my touchpad is different enough
> in 2.6 that the new version of X wont read it with a 2.4 kernel, so I'm
> stuck with 2.6 or external mouse for now, but other people may be ok.
> I couldn't find the rpm for apt that works with FC2, so I had to download
> the RPMs I needed by hand, but thats OK for a few.

There is an apt for FC2 including PlanetCCRMA FC2 repos at


(you need apt and atrpms-package-config).

> There are rpms of drivers for the centrino wireless card on atrpms, which
> work great with the FC2 kernel - building them by hand is a real pain.

They should also work for the FC1 ccrma kernel. BTW is your laptop
listed on the ipw2100 matrix? If not, would you care to report it?
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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