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aticonfig can't crossfire the cards, I'm going to have to blacklist the lower card to get it to work....but I'm running into a problem with the latest kernel. Regardless of flavor, 2.6.35-22-generic is incompatible with my laptop due to acpi problems.
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What distro?
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post #13 of 15
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doesn't matter.

I've tried debian, ubuntu and mint.
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Debian has the 2.6.37 kernel is one of it's repos, and they work too. Even got the headers installed to build my drivers properly, oddly it's the first time it's ever worked so clean. lol

cat /proc/version
Linux version 2.6.37-11-generic (buildd@crested) (gcc version 4.5.2 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.5.2-1ubuntu2) ) #25-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 21 23:42:56 UTC 2010

Should the 37 kernel work? It should work in any Debian based distro.
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no go in debian.
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