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Old 11-15-2010, 08:46 AM
Uwe Kleine-König
Default Bug#603469: xserver-xorg-video-ati: screen randomly goes black with no way to bring it back

On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 04:09:24PM +0100, lauren wrote:
> i'm sorry but i don't know how to do that kind of upgrade ... will it
> break the rest of my system?
No, it won't. Just do the following:

# cat >> /etc/apt/preferences << EOF
Package: *
Pin: release o=Debian,a=experimental
Pin-Priority: 102

# echo "deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian experimental main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list

# apt-get update

# apt-get install linux-image-2.6.36-trunk-686

This should prevent any unwanted upgrades from experimental and still
allow you to hand-pick kernels from there. The installation updates one
additional package that should not hurt you. Other than that running a
squeeze with .36 should be fine.

Best regards

Pengutronix e.K. | Uwe Kleine-König |
Industrial Linux Solutions | http://www.pengutronix.de/ |

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