Kernel – 4.20-rc3 Released, OK with latest VMware, Still no NVIDIA Fix..

Kernel 4.20-rc3 is out, and brief details are here:  http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1811.2/01363.html VMware 15.0.1 is still OK, but there is still no solution for NVIDIA.   I posted details of my testing to the NVIDIA Forum over a week ago, but there has … Continue reading

NVIDIA – 4.20-rc1 Fix? – More Work Needed..

I created a combo runtime patch for NVIDIA 410.73 on Kernel 4.20-rc1, by combining the changes identified in my previous article ( see http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=2426 ) with the pm patch (see http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=2421 ). The result ran – eventually – after blanking/refreshing … Continue reading

Kernel – 4.20-rc1 Released – OK with VMware, not with NVIDIA, and possible fix?

Kernel 4.20-rc1 is out, and brief details are here:  http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1811.0/02531.html VMware 15.0 installs OK, but the latest NVIDIA fails.. (410.73 with the pm patch, if needed): …………………… /home/rgadsdon/kernel/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-410.73-custom/kernel/nvidia/linux_nvswitch.c:1582:5: error: implicit declaration of function ‘time_to_tm’; did you mean ‘time64_to_tm’? [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration] time_to_tm(time_nsec … Continue reading

NVIDIA – 410.xx Runtime Segfault – Solved..

Solved:    After more investigation, reinstalling the Xorg driver fixed the problem..  # dnf reinstall xorg-x11-server-Xorg After successfully patching the NVIDIA 410.73 driver (see previous article), I encountered another problem at runtime, after # startx : ………………………………. [ 145.489] (II) Initializing … Continue reading

NVIDIA – 410.73 PM Gotcha, for Some..

I just encountered a problem installing the latest NVIDIA driver 410.73 on my ‘Main’ system, having successfully tested it on my ‘Test’ system: …………………… MODPOST 4 modules WARNING: “nv_pmops_suspend” [/home/rgadsdon/kernel/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-410.73/kernel/nvidia.ko] undefined! WARNING: “nv_pmops_resume” [/home/rgadsdon/kernel/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-410.73/kernel/nvidia.ko] undefined! WARNING: “nv_pmops_thaw” [/home/rgadsdon/kernel/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-410.73/kernel/nvidia.ko] undefined! WARNING: … Continue reading