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Re: Holtek mouse support (SOLVED)
« Reply #45 on: October 26, 2015, 05:33:20 pm »
Be aware - I don't know how "permanent" this fix will be .. I have a feeling the next kernel update will break it.

maybe we sould have renamed the kernel differently.

The only way you can be sure it won't break would be to put a hold on
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Re: Holtek mouse support (SOLVED)
« Reply #46 on: October 26, 2015, 05:35:55 pm »
Or even better .. maybe do the same thing, but with say the 4.2.3 kernel .. that would never get updated
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Re: Holtek mouse support (SOLVED)
« Reply #47 on: October 26, 2015, 05:38:42 pm »
I know.....

wait till the next kernel update comes through, but do NOT remove this kernel .. if the new kernel breaks things, we'll give priority to this kernel in GRUB, so it ALWAYS boots this kernel (even when newer kernels are added).
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Re: Holtek mouse support (SOLVED)
« Reply #48 on: October 26, 2015, 05:46:00 pm »
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Be aware - I don't know how "permanent" this fix will be .. I have a feeling the next kernel update will break it.

Now you mention it I have a feeling it almost certainly will and I'm not gonna put myself or you through this again just to get a mouse to work

so the way I see it we have 2 options (1) put a hold on the current kernel or (2) tell him to start looking for another mouse

am I right in saying that even if there was a kernel update he wont lose the custom kernel but he would need to select it at each reboot?







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Re: Holtek mouse support (SOLVED)
« Reply #49 on: October 26, 2015, 05:48:27 pm »
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I know.....

wait till the next kernel update comes through, but do NOT remove this kernel .. if the new kernel breaks things, we'll give priority to this kernel in GRUB, so it ALWAYS boots this kernel (even when newer kernels are added).


That sounds like a plan, I installed Team Viewer to the laptop so it could be done without him even having to give it me



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