On Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 3:22:07 AM UTC+2, Kristian Elof Sørensen
> On Sat, 2017-05-20 at 13:42 -0600, Reg Tiangha wrote:
> > People may not have noticed, but there is now a 4.9 kernel in
> > current-testing (4.9.28 to be specific).
> Running kernel 4.9.35-19 now
> > 1) Hardware that used to work with 4.4 or 4.8 no longer works with
> > 4.9.
> None observed
> > 2) Hardware that didn't work with 4.4 or 4.8 still doesn't work.
> Same as with the 4.8.12-12
> That means quite a lot of hardware does not work or are not recognised
> by the kernel.
> This is on a very recent i5-7200U based ASUS B9440U laptop with its
> accompaining USB-C dock.
> Powermanagemet in general is sorely missing on laptop with Qubes.
> (batterylife is 3-4 hours instead of approx. 10, the monitor backlight
> never turns off despite the screensaver turning the screen black, the
> keyboard backlight does not work and the fan runs nearly all the time.
> > 4) General feedback on the 4.9 kernel.
> Well I look forward to kernel 4.10 and 4.11 and hope to see them soon
> on Qubes.
> Othervise I will have to end my Qubes experiment on this laptop and
> install something else, in order to get actual work done.
Since I doubt Marek or others will have time, I'd suggest building your own
4.11-based kernel per the instructions found in this thread. :)
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