[CentOS] What RH-like on a Dell XPS 15 (9590)?

Thu Jul 27 18:01:26 UTC 2017
wwp <subscript at free.fr>

Hello Nicolas,

On Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:51:07 +0200 Nicolas Kovacs <info at microlinux.fr> wrote:

> Le 27/07/2017 à 19:25, wwp a écrit :
> > I've just got a Dell XPS 15 (9590) at work and need to set up a stable
> > GNU/Linux system on it. I thought of CentOS7, but.. obviously its
> > kernel can't run on this hardware.
> > 
> > What would you recommend? Waiting for CentOS8 is not an option unless
> > it's a question of few weeks. Are there respins of the CentOS7 DVDs w/
> > more top-recent kernels? I'm know of Fedora 26 or course, and not
> > willing to switch to Ubuntu 16.10 at all.  
> Usually, I install CentOS 7 with KDE on all desktop computers, mine and
> those of my clients. This is my "standard" desktop installation.
> https://blog.microlinux.fr/poste-de-travail-centos-7/
> On more recent hardware, I usually try to run a kernel from ELRepo,
> either kernel-lt or kernel-ml. One the repo is configured:
> # yum --enablerepo=elrepo-kernel install kernel-{lt,ml}

I would like to do that, but the live CD doesn't even boot, unknown
hardware and that's the point. I thought I could find a respin of the
DVD or Live CD w/ a recent kernel in.


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