Pidora – 19 Alpha – Revived?

Thanks to a comment from Mace Moneta, I learned that there is an ‘alpha release’ of Pidora 19 now available: https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/arm/2013-November/007021.html It was a little odd that no mention of this could be found on the Pidora website or Wiki, … Continue reading

NVIDIA – Finally… Up to Date..!

After considerable delays, NVIDIA have finally released up-to-date drivers that support 3.11 and 3.12 kernels, without the need for patches.. I have tested 319.72 and 331.20, and both compile OK, on kernels 3.11 and 3.12.. Hopefully NVIDIA will be able … Continue reading

DreamPlug to 3.12 – With Patch..

Just updated the DreamPlug to kernel 3.12, and – as predicted by Adam Baxter in a recent comment – the ‘mdio/ethernet’ patch was not included.. Details of the patch are in an earlier article:  http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=897 With the patch, everything seems … Continue reading

Kernel 3.12 Released – VMware OK, NVIDIA Still Needs Patch..

Kernel 3.12 is out, and the same comments apply as for the later -rc versions.. VMware 10.0.1 compiles and runs OK, and NVIDIA 331.17 – with the patch mentioned in previous articles – works. Details of changes are here:  http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1589267 … Continue reading

DreamPlug – 3.12-rc6 Success..

After a lot of ‘frantic testing’, and help from the linux-arm-kernel mailing list, I now have 3.12-rc6 running on the DreamPlug, using the new/improved ‘device tree’.. Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 3.12.0-rc6 on an armv5tel (ttyS0) …………………. # uname … Continue reading

VMware 9.0.2 – Patches for 3.12..

Thanks to dominator008, this is a link to information and patches for VMware 9.0.2 with Kernel 3.12.: http://dominator008.com/constructionyard/2013/10/03/vmware-9-0-2-vmblock-patch-for-linux-kernel-3-12/ As I have already updated to VMware 10.0, I have not been able to test these myself, but as you will see, … Continue reading