Pi to 3.8.1 – Incrementally, as usual..

Just updated the Raspberry Pi from (hacked!)3.8.0 to 3.8.1, by applying the 3.8.0-1 patch at ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.0/patch-3.8.1.bz2 Note that this first incremental patch is in the ‘main’ kernel directory.   Only the subsequent ones (3.8.1-2, etc..) will be in the /incr subdirectory.. … Continue reading

Pi to 3.8.0 – Nasty hacks..

I have – after some messy hacking – managed to get the Raspberry Pi updated to kernel 3.8.0.. The starting point was the 3.7.1 Pi code, at https://github.com/Olipro/linux-RPi.    The kernel.org patch for 3.8.0 assumes the code base is 3.7.0, so … Continue reading

3.8.0 is Here..

Just updated my main system to kernel 3.8, which has just been released..     For VMware (9.0.1) apply the patch already described in a previous article for the 3.8-rc series, plus the version.h softlink: # ln -s /usr/src/linux-3.8/include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h /usr/src/linux-3.8/include/linux/version.h The latest … Continue reading

3.7.9 – and a Surprise..

Just updated to 3.7.9, but forgot to do the usual ‘softlink’ for correct compilation of VMware.. # ln -s /usr/src/linux-3.7.9/include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h /usr/src/linux-3.7.9/include/linux/version.h I ran the compilation for the the latest ‘stable’ NVIDIA driver (310.32), but discovered that – with 3.7.9 – … Continue reading

3.7.7 – and now 3.7.8 – and a New Host..

This site has now been re-hosted, and all should be working correctly!    The design has changed, and you can comment by clicking on the ‘speech bubble’ at the top right of each article.. Back to the important stuff!     I have … Continue reading

Pi to 3.7.7..

Just updated the Raspberry Pi to kernel 3.7.7 – incrementally..  See previous posts for details on how this is done.. Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 3.7.7-pi on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) …………….. ]$ uname -a Linux rgpi 3.7.7-pi #1 Tue … Continue reading

Pi to 3.7.6 – Incrementally..

Just updated the Raspberry Pi from 3.7.5 to 3.7.6, using the incremental patch patch-3.7.5-6.bz2, from ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.0/incr/.. # ln -s linux-3.7.5-pi a # ln -s linux-3.7.5-pi b # bzip2 -cd patch-3.7.5-6.bz2 | patch -p0 # mv linux-3.7.5-pi linux-3.7.6-pi # rm -f … Continue reading

3.8-rc6 – Newest ‘Stable’ NVIDIA Driver Compiles OK, now

Just installed 3.8-rc6 on my test system, and – as for the previous -rc version – the softlink + vmci patch works for VMware 9.0.1.    The good news is that the latest ‘stable’ NVIDIA driver – 310.32 – now compiles … Continue reading