Apologies for the access/resource problems with this site.. After trying several mods, I have now ‘upgraded’ the hosting account, and – hopefully – all should be working OK, now… Robert Gadsdon.. June 19, 2018.
Thanks to Michal Kubeček, the source of the VMware problem with Kernel 4.18-rc1 has been found, and a Kernel patch produced: http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1806.2/02730.html I have applied this, and can confirm that VMware (14.1.2 patched) now operates correctly.. The kernel patch now … Continue reading
OPINION/SPECULATION: After more tests, I am still encountering the odd behaviour of VMware (14.1.2 with vmmon patch) and Kernel 4.18-rc1, but did notice one possible clue.. Looking at the # systemctl status vmware.service output, it includes the following: Jun 18 … Continue reading
VMware 14.1.2 worked OK with Kernel 4.17, on my Fedora 28 test system, but after updating to 4.18-rc1 the following occurred: Modules (vmmon/vmnet) compiled OK, but – after further testing – appeared to have a runtime problem.. I applied the … Continue reading
Kernel 4.18-rc1 has been released – earlier than expected, but Linus is in Japan, where it was already Sunday.. Brief details are here: http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1806.2/00125.html Tested with VMware 14.1.2, and vmmon/vmnet compile OK, but NVIDIA fails: …………………………. CC [M] /home/rgadsdon/kernel/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-390.67/kernel/nvidia-drm/nvidia-drm-drv.o In … Continue reading
Kernel 4.17 is out, and details of changes from -rc7 are here: http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1806.0/01332.html No real surprises, so far, and it is OK with VMware 14.1.2, and NVIDIA 396.24. Apparently the major version bump to Linux 5.0 might occur at around … Continue reading
Running Fedora 28 on the test system, I have encountered the following issues with various applications, and found substitute rpm workarounds.. Usually, these can be installed by downloading them ,and then using # rpm -Uvh……… –force.. Grub-customizer still crashes, but … Continue reading