Kernel – 4.17-rc3 Released – Still OK with Latest NVIDIA and VMware..

Kernel 4.17-rc3 is out, and brief details of changes from -rc2 are here: Tested with NVIDIA 396.18 and VMware 14.1.1 (vmmon and vmnet), and all still compile OK.. Robert Gadsdon.   April 29, 2018. … Continue reading

NVIDIA – Now, a Fix for 4.10-rc Kernels..

Thanks to Tomas Pruzina, there is a patch for NVIDIA driver 375.26 with 4.10-rc kernels.   Details, and the link, are here: Easiest way to get the patch is to select ‘Raw’ and just cut/paste the text.. I have tested … Continue reading

KERNEL – 4.6-rc1 Released – OK with Latest VMware, Breaks NVIDIA – and a Possible Fix..

Just  installed Kernel 4.6-rc1 on the test system. Depending on your configuration, you may encounter a compilation error: CC drivers/thermal/mtk_thermal.o drivers/thermal/mtk_thermal.c: In function ‘mtk_thermal_probe’: drivers/thermal/mtk_thermal.c:560:8: error: implicit declaration of function ‘device_reset’ [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration] ret = device_reset(&pdev->dev); ^ cc1: some warnings being … Continue reading

3.13-rc1 – Mostly Harmless?

Just updated the test system to kernel 3.13-rc1, and VMware 10.0.1 and NVIDIA drivers 331.20 and 319.72 all compile OK.. # uname -a Linux rg6830l 3.13.0-rc1 #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri Nov 22 23:48:06 GMT 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Very … Continue reading