As expected, Kernel 4.1-rc8 is out, and the same comments regarding VMware and NVIDIA apply as for -rc7.. http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=1471
$ uname -a Linux rg6830l 4.1.0-rc8 #1 SMP Sun Jun 14 23:48:07 PDT 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Brief details of changes from -rc7 are here: http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1506.1/04926.html
4.1 ‘Final’ should be out soon, probably within the next week or so..
Robert Gadsdon. June 15, 2015.