VMware – New Driver 12.5.0 – OK with Kernel 4.7, and 4.8..

Updated to the latest VMware Workstation Pro version – 12.5.0, and it compiles OK with kernel.org kernel 4.7 (4.7.3) and also with 4.8 (4.8-rc6). Release notes here:   http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/workstation/12pro/workstation-125-release-notes.html Nice to see that they have actually fixed quite a lot of … Continue reading

ARM64 – Odroid C2 – Boots with Latest ‘Linux-Next’..

I tried the latest ‘Linux-Next’ version, from https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/next/linux-next.git/log/?id=refs/tags/next-20160913 and the C2 booted OK, but the Ethernet problem still persists.. ……… eth0: device MAC address 00:1e:06:33:13:6e meson6-dwmac c9410000.ethernet eth0: Link is Up – 1Gbps/Full – flow control rx/tx Fedora 24 (Workstation … Continue reading

NVIDIA – New Driver – OK with 4.8..

NVIDIA have release driver version 370.28, and it compiles OK with Kernel 4.8, without any patches..   Tested with 4.8-rc5: ………………….. Building modules, stage 2. MODPOST 4 modules CC /home/rgadsdon/kernel/rgtest_kernel-sept2016/kernel/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-370.28/kernel/nvidia-drm.mod.o LD [M] /home/rgadsdon/kernel/rgtest_kernel-sept2016/kernel/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-370.28/kernel/nvidia-drm.ko CC /home/rgadsdon/kernel/rgtest_kernel-sept2016/kernel/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-370.28/kernel/nvidia-modeset.mod.o LD [M] /home/rgadsdon/kernel/rgtest_kernel-sept2016/kernel/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-370.28/kernel/nvidia-modeset.ko CC /home/rgadsdon/kernel/rgtest_kernel-sept2016/kernel/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-370.28/kernel/nvidia-uvm.mod.o LD … Continue reading

ARM64 – Odroid C2 – Boots with Patched 4.8-rc4 – Ethernet Issues..

Decided to try the Odroid C2 with the latest Kernel, and recently-released patches for MMC support.. Used the (patched) version of 4.8-rc4 from here:  https://github.com/ioft/linux/tree/c2    Thanks to umiddelb for producing this, which incorporates the (e)MMC support patches, and also includes … Continue reading