NVIDIA – Latest Driver OK with Kernel 4.3 – and Fedora 23..

Tested the latest NVIDIA driver – 352.63 – and it is OK with Kernel 4.3, and with the Fedora 23 version of the xorg server.. The only other ‘broken’ Fedora 23 items I have encountered are ffmpegthumbs and Samba..    I … Continue reading

ARM64 – DragonBoard to 4.2.4 – 4.3-rc5 Tested..

Updated the DragonBoard 410c to Kernel 4.2.4: # git clone https://git.linaro.org/landing-teams/working/qualcomm/kernel.git -b release/qcomlt-4.2 and this version boot/runs OK..   I am running these systems ‘headless’, so have not been able to test monitor/display capabilities.. Fedora 23 (Twenty Three) Kernel 4.2.4 on … Continue reading

ARM64 – Dragonboard 410c – Now with U-Boot..

One of the shortcomings of the DragonBoard 410c was that it relied on the Android-phone-centric fastboot for any Kernel updates, but now there is a version of U-Boot available, thanks to Mateusz Kulikowski.. This is very much a work-in-progress, but … Continue reading

VMware – Fedora 23 Breaks vmware app, and a Workaround..

Although VMware 12.0.1 was installed OK, the desktop app (/usr/bin/vmware) fails, with – frustratingly – no error shown..    According to various comments found, this is due to a change to GCC version 5.1.1 in Fedora 23.. Thanks to Vincent Cojot, … Continue reading

NVIDIA – Incompatible with Fedora 23 Xorg – and a Workaround..

Just updated to Fedora 23, and the NVIDIA driver would not load/run.. (tested with the latest – 358.09 and 352.55) ================ WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING ================ This server has a video driver ABI version of 20.0 that this driver does … Continue reading

Kernel – 4.3 Final released – OK with Latest VMware and NVIDIA…

Updated to Kernel 4.3 ‘Final’ and the latest versions of VMware (12.0.1) and NVIDIA (tested with 352.55) install and load/run OK, without the need for any patches.. Brief details of changes from -rc7 are here: http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1511.0/00204.html $ uname -a Linux … Continue reading