Pi to 3.12.2..

Just updated the Raspberry Pi to Kernel 3.12.2, using the latest version  from GitHub: # git clone -b rpi-3.12.y –single-branch https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux The system boots (into Pidora 19) and audit_syscall still causes a ‘tombstone’ just after the command prompt shows up, … Continue reading

NVIDIA – Run-Time Fix for 3.13..

Although the latest NVIDIA drivers compile OK on kernel 3.13-rc1, they do not load/run correctly, and may only give low-res output… The same problem exists with the newest version just released – 319.76.. nvidia: Unknown symbol acpi_os_wait_events_complete (err 0) There … Continue reading

3.13-rc1 – Mostly Harmless?

Just updated the test system to kernel 3.13-rc1, and VMware 10.0.1 and NVIDIA drivers 331.20 and 319.72 all compile OK.. # uname -a Linux rg6830l 3.13.0-rc1 #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri Nov 22 23:48:06 GMT 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Very … Continue reading

DreamPlug to 3.12.1 – Still needs Orion Patch..

Just updated the DreamPlug to Kernel 3.12.1, and found that the Ethernet/network problem from 3.12 is still there…   The not-yet-implemented orion_mdio patch is still needed..- see: http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=897 $ uname -a Linux rgdreamplug 3.12.1 #1 PREEMPT Thu Nov 21 14:32:15 GMT … Continue reading

Kernel 3.12.1 – NVIDIA and VMware OK..

Just updated to Kernel 3.12.1, and VMware 10.0.1 and NVIDIA 331.20 (and 319.72) all compile OK (with the kernel.org compiled Kernel) More details here:   https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.12.1 FYI..  I have been running compiled kernels – from kernel.org – on all my Linux … Continue reading

NVIDIA: The Future is (Almost) Here..

There has been some speculation about the ‘Unified Memory’ module found in the latest drivers, but details are somewhat sparse.. From the product Release Highlights: ……….. ”Added nvidia-uvm.ko, the NVIDIA Unified Memory kernel module, to the NVIDIA Linux driver package. … Continue reading

Howto: Cross-Compiling for ARM – One Method..

I originally wrote an article on cross-compiling for ARM systems, some time ago – before I got my first Raspberry Pi – and this is a more up-to-date version. This is how I cross-compile ARM kernels, on x86_64.  There are … Continue reading

Pidora – 19 Alpha – Revived?

Thanks to a comment from Mace Moneta, I learned that there is an ‘alpha release’ of Pidora 19 now available: https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/arm/2013-November/007021.html It was a little odd that no mention of this could be found on the Pidora website or Wiki, … Continue reading

Pi to 3.11.7.. Pidora Stalled?

Just updated the raspberry Pi to kernel 3.11.7.. Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 3.11.7-pi+ on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) ……….. # uname -a Linux rgpi 3.11.7-pi+ #1 PREEMPT Fri Nov 8 12:19:17 GMT 2013 armv6l armv6l armv6l GNU/Linux The Pidora … Continue reading