[CentOS] Centos on Dell XPS15

Fri Sep 7 08:02:51 UTC 2018
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On September 4, 2018 6:07:56 PM GMT+02:00, Nataraj <incoming-centos at rjl.com> wrote:
>I have a Dell XPS 13 9360, though I am running ubuntu 18.04 on it.  I
>remember there being a patch to the mainline kernel which addressed
>of the wireless problems. I'm not sure if those changes ever made it
>into the CentOS kernels.
>Some of the Dell XPS 13's had removable ethernet interfaces while most
>of the more recent ones had the killer interfaces on the motherboard. 
>I'm not sure about the 15 inch models.  Mine had a removable interface
>and I replaced the killer card with an intel card and that helped quite
>a bit.
>Regarding the CPU throttleing issue, there are a bunch of posts out
>there that claimed that the thermal pasted was not well applied to the
>CPU heatsink and some people had success with carefully removing the
>heatsink and applying a good quality thermal paste and then
>the heat sink.
>Would be much better if Dell support would address these issues
>properly, but the response from Dell on these issues have been very hit
>or miss.  Some people have had them fixed by Dell and others, including
>myself never reached a customer support person willing to address them.
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Thank you!