NVIDIA – Kernel 4.10 Patch for 378.09..

Thanks – again – to Tomas Pruzina, there is a Kernel 4.10 patch for new beta driver 378.09, and details are here: https://devtalk.nvidia.com/default/topic/988958/linux/-patch-378-09-4-10-0-rc4-patches/ I have applied this to 378.09 on Kernel 4.10-rc4, and can confirm that it now compiles OK.. … Continue reading

Kernel – 4.10-rc3 Released..

Kernel 4.10-rc3 is out, and brief details of changes since -rc2 are here:  http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1701.1/00183.html Tested patched VMware (12.5.2) and patched NVIDIA (375.26) and both compile OK..   Same results as with -rc2.. Robert Gadsdon.    January 8, 2017. … Continue reading

VMware – New Driver 12.5.0 – OK with Kernel 4.7, and 4.8..

Updated to the latest VMware Workstation Pro version – 12.5.0, and it compiles OK with kernel.org kernel 4.7 (4.7.3) and also with 4.8 (4.8-rc6). Release notes here:   http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/workstation/12pro/workstation-125-release-notes.html Nice to see that they have actually fixed quite a lot of … Continue reading

KERNEL – 4.8-rc1 Out – Breaks VMware and NVIDIA – and Fixes..

Kernel 4.8-rc1 is out, and brief details are here:   http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1608.0/04804.html VMware 12.1.1 – with the previous 4.6/4.7 patches, fails to compile vmmon: /tmp/modconfig-gfkQLR/vmmon-only/linux/hostif.c: In function ‘HostIF_EstimateLockedPageLimit’: /tmp/modconfig-gfkQLR/vmmon-only/linux/hostif.c:1597:47: error: ‘NR_ANON_PAGES’ undeclared (first use in this function) Further research revealed that NR_ANON_PAGES … Continue reading

NVIDIA – Driver 367.18 – OK with Kernel 4.6..

Tested the latest NVIDIA ‘Beta’ driver – 367.18 – and it compiles OK with Kernel 4.6.. …………… Building modules, stage 2. MODPOST 4 modules CC /home/rgadsdon/Desktop/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-367.18/kernel/nvidia-drm.mod.o LD [M] /home/rgadsdon/Desktop/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-367.18/kernel/nvidia-drm.ko CC /home/rgadsdon/Desktop/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-367.18/kernel/nvidia-modeset.mod.o LD [M] /home/rgadsdon/Desktop/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-367.18/kernel/nvidia-modeset.ko CC /home/rgadsdon/Desktop/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-367.18/kernel/nvidia-uvm.mod.o LD [M] /home/rgadsdon/Desktop/Downloads/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-367.18/kernel/nvidia-uvm.ko CC … Continue reading

NVIDIA – Driver 361.42 – OK with Kernel 4.6-rc2..

Tested the latest stable NVIDIA driver – 361.42 – with just-released Kernel 4.6-rc2, and it compiles cleanly, with no need for any patches.. …. Building modules, stage 2. MODPOST 3 modules CC /home/rgadsdon/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-361.42/kernel/nvidia-modeset.mod.o LD [M] /home/rgadsdon/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-361.42/kernel/nvidia-modeset.ko CC /home/rgadsdon/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-361.42/kernel/nvidia-uvm.mod.o LD [M] … Continue reading