ARM – Rock2 – Finally an Ethernet Fix that Works..

After a lot of searching – and more testing (mostly unsuccessful..) I finally have a set of two patches that fix the Ethernet driver problem with the Rock2 in 4.6-rc1..     The problem is that the stmmac driver is common to … Continue reading

ARM – Rock2 to 4.6-rc1 – and Ethernet Fix Fails..

Updated the Rock2 to Kernel 4.6-rc1: ……… Fedora 23 (Twenty Three) Kernel 4.6.0-rc1 on an armv7l (ttyS2) ……………….. # uname -a Linux rgrock2 4.6.0-rc1 #1 SMP Sun Mar 27 03:47:06 EDT 2016 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux The stmmac Ethernet driver … 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