ARM – CuBox to 3.15-rc7..

Just updated the CuBox-I4-PRO to Kernel 3.15-rc7, from source available here:  https://github.com/jmontleon/fedora-20-cubox-i4pro/tree/3.15-rc7 # git clone -b 3.15-rc7 –single-branch https://github.com/jmontleon/fedora-20-cubox-i4pro Compiled and installed OK.. Fedora release 20 (Heisenbug) Kernel 3.15.0-rc7 on an armv7l (ttymxc0) ………. # uname -a Linux rgcubox 3.15.0-rc7 … Continue reading

ARM – New Quad-Core Cubox-i4-PRO

Just took delivery of one of a CuBox-i4-PRO, with quad-core i-MX6 1Mhz CPUs and 2GB memory built in.. CuBox-i4-PRO (with Odroid in the background..) The device comes with Android on a 4GB SD card, and I discarded this and – … Continue reading

Pi – Pidora Catch-22..

Encountered a classic ‘Catch 22’ problem with a recent Pidora 20 update.. The version of RPM – rpm-4.11.2-3.fc20.v6.armv6hl – was broken, as it had the ‘build architecture’ set to arm5tel, instead of armv6hl.. This meant that all subsequent yum updates … Continue reading

Kernel 3.15-rc6 – rc7 still to come..

Installed Kernel 3.15-rc6 on the test system, and VMware 10.0.2, and NVIDIA (337.19 and 331.79) all compile and load OK.. Brief details are here: http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1405.2/03755.html $ uname -a Linux rg6830l 3.15.0-rc6 #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu May 22 12:05:07 BST 2014 … Continue reading

Kernel 3.14.3 – Long List of Fixes..

Just updated to Kernel 3.14.3, and – as before – there is no problem with the latest VMware (10.0.2) and NVIDIA (337.19) drivers.. The changes are detailed here:  https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.14.3 Quite a long list, and the update is certainly worth it, … Continue reading

Kernel 3.15-rc4 – Still OK..

Updated to Kernel 3.15-rc4 on my test system, and the latest VMware (10.0.2) and NVIDIA (337.12) still compile and run OK.. Brief details are here:  http://lkml.iu.edu//hypermail/linux/kernel/1405.0/01774.html You will have to select the kernel.org versions of VMware modules, as the original … Continue reading