Fedora – Getting Rid of Unwanted ‘virtbr0’

I did a clean install of Fedora 23 on my new ‘built from recycled components‘ crash-and-burn test system recently, and all went reasonably well – apart from – apparently – having to re-partition an already-partitioned drive (!)… After booting for … Continue reading

NVIDIA – Latest 352.xx Driver – OK with Kernel 4.5-rc1..

Just installed the latest NVIDIA driver – 352.79 – on the test system, and it compiles and runs OK with Kernel 4.5-rc1.. Release notes etc. are here:  http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/97645/en-us I had been running the ‘beta’ driver 361.18, but found that this … Continue reading

Kernel – 4.5-rc1 – OK with Latest NVIDIA and VMware..

Just installed Kernel 4.5-rc1 on the test system, and NVIDIA 358.16 (and ‘beta’ 361.18) and VMware 12.1.0 all compile and load/run OK.. Details are here:  http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1601.3/00205.html $ uname -a Linux rglinux 4.5.0-rc1 #1 SMP Sun Jan 24 15:39:14 PST 2016 … Continue reading

NVIDIA – New Beta 361.18 – OK with Plasma/KDE5..

Just installed the latest NVIDIA beta driver – 361.18 – and it is now OK with Plasma and KDE5.. Release notes and download link here:   http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/97474/en-us Notes include: ”Fixed a bug in the EGL driver where a mutex was unlocked … Continue reading

Kernel – 4.4 Released – OK with Latest NVIDIA and VMware..

Updated to Kernel 4.4 ‘Final’ on the test system, and the latest VMware (12.1.0) and NVIDIA (358.16) compile and run OK..   The ‘beta’ driver 361.16 should be OK, but has multiple userland issues on my systems. – see previous post.).. … Continue reading

NVIDIA – Beta Driver 361.16 Breaks Plasma/KDE5..

Updated the tests system to the latest ‘beta’ driver 361.16, and this broke Plasma/KDE5..    This driver is supposed to introduce the ‘vendor neutral’ libglvnd option: $ ll /usr/lib64/libGLX* lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 23 Jan 7 10:17 /usr/lib64/libGLX_indirect.so.0 -> libGLX_nvidia.so.361.16 lrwxrwxrwx … Continue reading