VMware: Linux ‘Guest’ Fix for Kernel 3.15..

After further testing, I found that the hgfs ‘shared folders’ function in VMware 10.0.2, which worked fine for Kernel 3.14, did not work for Kernel 3.15… I tried to find a patch, and eventually created a (fairly unsophisticated!) one for … Continue reading

VMware Linux Guest – Shared Folders Finally Fixed..

The release notes for VMware 10.0.2 suggested that the hgfs problem with shared folders with a Linux ‘guest’ had been fixed, and I have tested this with Kernel 3.14 – and it (finally!) works again.. Upgrader: To VMX: tools.capability.hgfs_server tools-upgrader … Continue reading

VMware 10.0.2 – No Patch Needed..

Just upgraded to VMware Workstation 10.0.2, and no patches are needed…   Tested with (Host) Kernels 3.14.1 and 3.15-rc2.. Details are here:  https://www.vmware.com/support/ws10/doc/workstation-1002-release-notes.html Robert Gadsdon.   April 21, 2014.. … Continue reading

Kernel 3.15-rc2 – No Surprises, So Far…

Just installed Kernel 3.15-rc2 on the test system, and the same comments apply as for -rc1: (http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=1098) $ uname -a Linux rglinux 3.15.0-rc2 #1 SMP PREEMPT Sun Apr 20 22:11:36 BST 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The changes are – … Continue reading

ARM: Pi to 3.14.1, DreamPlug to 3.15-rc1..

Updated the Raspberry Pi to Kernel 3.14.1, from the source at GitHub: # git clone -b rpi-3.14.y –single-branch https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux Pidora release 2014 (Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix) Kernel 3.14.1+ on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) ………… # uname -a Linux rgpi 3.14.1+ #1 … Continue reading

ARM: Pi to Kernel 3.14..

Just updated the Raspberry Pi to Kernel 3.14, from github: # git clone -b rpi-3.14.y –single-branch https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux Pidora release 2014 (Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix) Kernel 3.14.0+ on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) …………. # uname -a Linux rgpi 3.14.0+ #1 PREEMPT Wed … Continue reading