Kernel 3.13-rc6 – Not so Many Changes, This Time..

Just updated the test system to Kernel 3.13-rc6, which has a smaller changelog, due to the ‘holidays’..   Details are here: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1621119/ As before, patched NVIDIA drivers 331.20 and 319.76 compile and load OK, as does VMware 10.0.1.. Robert Gadsdon.   December … Continue reading

Pi to 3.12.6 – No More Pidora ‘Tombstone’

Updated the Raspberry Pi to kernel 3.12.6 from GitHub, and – finally – there is no longer a ‘tombstone’ following the first console prompt, after boot.. Pidora release 19 (Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix) Kernel 3.12.6+ on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) ………………….. … Continue reading

DreamPlug to 3.13-rc5..

Updated the DreamPlug to kernel 3.13-rc5, and still getting some mvsdio f1090000.mvsdio: unhandled interrupt status=0x0810 en=0x0000 pio=0 messages on boot, but otherwise the system seems to be running OK… Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 3.13.0-rc5 on an armv5tel (ttyS0) … Continue reading

Kernel 3.13-rc4 – VMware and (Patched) NVIDIA OK..

Updated the test system to kernel 3.13-rc4, and VMware 10.0.1 and (patched) NVIDIA 331.20 compile and load OK.. NVIDIA appear to have pulled driver version 319.76 from their ftp download site – ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/, for some reason.. Robert Gadsdon.    December 16, … Continue reading

Fedora – YUM broken, and Fix..

A circular fail with a recent version of YUM – yum-3.4.3-119 – leads to a whole load of the following errors: http://mirrors.ircam.fr/pub/fedora/linux/updates/20/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno -1] repomd.xml does not match metalink for updates Trying other mirror. updates                                                            | 4.6 kB  00:00:00     http://mir01.syntis.net/fedora/linux/updates/20/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: … Continue reading

DreamPlug to 3.13-rc4 – No Patch Needed..

Just updated the DreamPlug to Kernel 3.13-rc4, and the compile-fix patch for -rc3 is no longer needed.. Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 3.13.0-rc4 on an armv5tel (ttyS0) …………………… # uname -a Linux rgdreamplug 3.13.0-rc4 #1 PREEMPT Sun Dec 15 … Continue reading

3.12.5 – Problems? – No..

Just updated to Kernel 3.12.5, and quickly reverted to 3.12.4.. Update:   the problem turned out to be a badly-timed coincidental update to MariaDB (5.5.34)..   Reverting to the previous version (5.5.33a) fixed the problem..    Now running 3.12.5.. With 3.12.5, Avahi mDNS … Continue reading

DreamPlug to 3.13-rc3 – with Untested Patch..

Thanks to more detective work by Adam Baxter, I have found a work-in-progress patch for the compile failure on 3.13-rc.. http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ports.arm.kernel/282669 So.. I now have Kernel 3.13-rc3 running on the DreamPlug: Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 3.13.0-rc3 on an … Continue reading

DreamPlug to 3.12.2 – Still Needs Patch… 3.13-rc Compile Fail..

Updated the DreamPlug to kernel 3.12.2, and the orion / mdio patch mentioned in the article for 3.12.1 is still needed.. (http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=941) I have tried to compile 3.13-rc kernels for the device, but the compilation fails: /linux-3.13-rc2/arch/arm/include/asm/memory.h: In function ‘__virt_to_phys’: … Continue reading