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: 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 –, 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: [Errno -1] repomd.xml does not match metalink for updates Trying other mirror. updates                                                            | 4.6 kB  00:00:00 … 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.. 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.. ( 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