Kernel 3.14-rc4 – X86_64 and ARM (Dreamplug) Updates..

Updated the test system to Kernel 3.14-rc4, and the VMware 10.0.1 (patched) and NVIDIA 331.49 (patched) compile and load OK.. Details of changes are here:  https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/2/23/234 Updated the Dreamplug to 3.14-rc4 as well: Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 3.14.0-rc4 … Continue reading

Kernel 3.13.4 – And Workaround for UVCVIDEO problem..

Updated to Kernel 3.13.4, and the latest NVIDIA driver 331.49 and (patched) VMware 10.0.1 compile and load/run OK.. Details of changes are here:  https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.13.4 I had still been having problems with the uvcvideo driver (with a Logitech C525 webcam), since … Continue reading

ARM – Odroid U3 kernel to 3.13… – and Back Again!

Update:    Logged in, and was immediately aware of EXT4 filesystem errors.. [ 2520.305000] EXT4-fs error (device sda1): ext4_lookup:1437: inode #261634: comm xauth: deleted inode referenced: 307878 [ 2520.315000] EXT4-fs error (device sda1): ext4_lookup:1437: inode #261634: comm xauth: deleted inode referenced: … Continue reading

ARM – The Secret is Out – ‘Pidora 2014’ is Here..

Thanks to invaluable information from Mace Moneta, I have now been able to find the location of the (recent) release of Pidora 20 — now, for some reason, known as ‘Pidora 2014‘.. For details and links, see the comments section … Continue reading

ARM – Odroid Progress – Compiled Kernel, and KDE..

Fedora 20 – KDE Desktop on ODROID U3 Found a suitable source tree for (old!) kernel 3.8.13.16: git clone -b odroid-3.8.y –single-branch https://github.com/hardkernel/linux – which compiled on the device itself with no problems – the old-fashioned way (# make zImage, … Continue reading

ARM – Pi to Kernel 3.13.2… Pidora 19 Woes.. Odroid to Fedora 20..

Just updated the Raspberry Pi to Kernel 3.13.2, from GitHub: # git clone -b rpi-3.13.y –single-branch https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux No problems and the system runs OK.. Pidora release 19 (Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix) Kernel 3.13.2+ on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) …….. $ uname … Continue reading

NVIDIA – New Driver – Kernel 3.13 Fail..

NVIDIA have just released driver 334.16, but – despite the fact that Kernel 3.13 has been released for some time now – the driver still fails to load correctly, with the same ”Unknown symbol acpi_os_wait_events_complete (err 0)” error.. So, the … Continue reading

Audacity – Simple ffmpeg Compile Fix..

The ‘binary’ version of audacity supplied by certain distros lacks functionality, due to patent issues, so the best option is to compile it yourself.. For some time, there have been compatibility issues at compile time between the latest released versions … Continue reading