Pi to 3.7.5, with a few Patches..

Just updated the Raspberry Pi to kernel version 3.7.5, using the 3.7.1 tree created by Olipro: http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=71&t=26912 I then applied the incremental patches from kernel.org to go from 3.7.1 to 3.7.2, to 3.7.3, to 3.7.4, to 3.7.5.. I ignored the … Continue reading

3.8-rc5 Already – Works with Patched / Softlinked VMware, and ‘Old’ NVIDIA..

Just installed kernel 3.8-rc5 – recently released.. This release has the same dependencies as -rc4, for VMware and NVIDIA.. For VMware, apply Tim’s vmci patch (see previous article for -rc4) and use the softlink: $ ln -s /usr/src/linux-3.8-rc5/include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h /usr/src/linux-3.8-rc5/include/linux/version.h For … Continue reading

Dreamplug to 3.8-rc4..

Just updated the ARM Dreamplug to kernel 3.8-rc4, with no problems.. Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 3.8.0-rc4 on an armv5tel (ttyS0) ………. # uname -a Linux rgdreamplug 3.8.0-rc4 #1 Tue Jan 22 22:22:11 GMT 2013 armv5tel armv5tel armv5tel GNU/Linux … Continue reading

3.8-rc4 – VMware problem, but ‘old’ NVIDIA still OK..

Just installed kernel 3.8-rc4 on my test system This time, VMware (9.01) compile fails, even with the ‘softlink’ workaround for version.h.. make: Entering directory `/tmp/modconfig-rBMV5O/vmci-only’ /usr/bin/make -C /lib/modules/3.8.0-rc4/build/include/.. SUBDIRS=$PWD SRCROOT=$PWD/.   MODULEBUILDDIR= modules make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-3.8-rc4′   CC [M]  … Continue reading

3.8-rc2 – NVIDIA and VMware…

Just compiled 3.8-rc2 on my test system, and the situation regarding NVIDIA and VMware is similar to -rc1.. For NVIDIA, the two ‘latest’ driver versions – 310.19 and 313.09 – fail to compile, but the earlier version – 310.14 – … Continue reading