NVIDIA – New Drivers, Still Broken with 4.10 – And a Patch for 378.13..

NVIDIA have released new drivers 375.39 (‘long term’) and 378.13 (‘short term’) and details are here:  http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/114708/en-us and http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/115031/en-us. Both still fail to compile with Kernel 4.10 (tested with 4.10-rc8) and I tried the previous 378.09 patch against 379.13, but … Continue reading

Kernel – 4.3-rc1 – Breaks NVIDIA and VMware..

Updated the test system to Kernel 4.3-rc1.. $ uname -a Linux rg6830l 4.3.0-rc1 #1 SMP Sat Sep 12 19:15:35 PDT 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Brief details of changes are here:  http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1509.1/03200.html The NVIDIA gpl_only issue has been fixed in … Continue reading

Kernel 3.19-rc1 – Breaks VMware and NVIDIA..

Just installed Kernel 3.19-rc1 on the test system, and both VMware and NVIDIA fail to compile.. VMware (11.0) vmnet failed with: /tmp/modconfig-2fqpf2/vmnet-only/driver.c: In function ‘VNetFileOpUnlockedIoctl’: /tmp/modconfig-2fqpf2/vmnet-only/driver.c:1194:20: error: ‘struct file’ has no member named ‘f_dentry’ if (filp && filp->f_dentry) { ^ … Continue reading