[ltp] Thinkpad X1 Carbon and Ubuntu 14.04 problems

Christoph Schmees cjws at gmx.net
Mon Oct 16 16:43:54 CEST 2017

Am 16.10.2017 um 15:14 schrieb Bjørn Mork:
> Uwe Brauer <oub.oub.oub at gmail.com> writes:
>> I just tested my new X1 Carbon with a Ubuntu 14.04 live CD.
> ..
>> | 04:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 8260 (rev 3a)
> I have no idea where the problem is, but a general rule is that new
> hardware doesn't mix well with ancient kernels.
> Note that the Intel 8260 was launched in Q2'15 according to
> https://ark.intel.com/products/86068/Intel-Dual-Band-Wireless-AC-8260
> That's a year after Ubuntu 14.04...  Might explain some of the problem?

Yes, I think the same. I for one would try at least 16.04 LTS or
even better Mint 18.2.
@OP: Give it a try and report please.


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