NVIDIA – Kernel 4.1 GPL-only Fixed

The GPL error with NVIDIA drivers and kernel 4.1-rc has been fixed with a patch to linux/arch/x86/kernel/process.c Details are at http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1505.0/03818.html.    EXPORT_PER_CPU_SYMBOL_GPL(cpu_tss); has been replaced by EXPORT_PER_CPU_SYMBOL(cpu_tss); I have applied the patch to Kernel 4.1-rc2, and rebooted, and NVIDIA driver … Continue reading

Kernel – 4.1 will be ‘Interesting’ for x86…

The initial release of Kernel 4.1-rc1 should be out fairly soon, but this time it might possibly break some things..?. There will be a lot of ‘improvements’ to x86-related code:  http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1504.1/03389.html. So – we have been warned! Robert Gadsdon.   April … Continue reading