3.2.1 Intel Atom Netbook Zen Kernel compiled on Lubuntu 11.04

Posted: January 21, 2012 in Linux
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.config
kernel headers and image

To use:
1. Extract to any directory using 7-Zip
2. Open terminal window
3. cd {extracted directory}
4. sudo dpkg -i *3.2.1*zen*lnat*.deb
5. Reboot

To uninstall:
1. Boot into any other kernel
2. Open terminal window
3. sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.2.1-zen-lnat-cfq linux-headers-3.2.1-zen-lnat-cfq
4. Reboot

Patches:
http://downloads.zen-kernel.org/snapshots/v3.2_master.diff.gz (2012-Jan-21 04:37:15 snapshot).

Note:
Kernel defaults to using CFQ IO scheduler.
Add elevator=bfq in Kernel command line to use BFQ IO scheduler instead without recompiling.

Credits to:
dametz from Liquorix; Zen kernel developers & Pappy (Kernel Seeds) for initial .config seed; dieghen89 (kernel-netbook project) for BFQ tip.

Disclaimer:
Kernels are provided on an “as is basis” and not guaranteed to work on all netbooks (too many variations in hardware). Suggest to only use kernels compiled for your current distribution/version.

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