Kernel 6.1-rc1 has been released, and brief details are here: https://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/2210.2/00359.html
The latest NVIDIA driver 520.56.06 compiles OK, with a few ‘warnings’.. and there is a patchset for VMware 16.2.4 here: https://github.com/mkubecek/vmware-host-modules/tree/tmp/workstation-16.2.4-k6.1 . Note that this is a work-in-progress, but compiles/loads OK with 6.1-rc1..
There have been some issues reported with this kernel release, especially in relation to NFS, but fixes are in the works, and should be ready by -rc2..
Robert Gadsdon. October 17th 2022.