Kernel – 4.16 Released – OK with Latest VMware, and (patched) NVIDIA..

Kernel version 4.16 is out, and brief details of changes since -rc7 are here:  http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1804.0/00174.html

$ uname -a
Linux rglx 4.16.0 #1 SMP Sun Apr 1 15:20:00 PDT 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

This release is OK with VMware 14.1.1, and with NVIDIA 384.130/390.48 with the swiotlb-removing patch.. ( see http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=2227 ).

Hopefully NVIDIA will get round to releasing a 4.16-compatible version, soon..

Robert Gadsdon.   April 1, 2018.

 


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