VMware – Possible Kernel 4.7 Fix for 12.1.1..

Thanks to g, from their comment on my previous article ( http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=1746 ), there may be a more correct vmnet fix than simply ‘commenting out the code’..    Replace dev->trans_start = jiffies with  netif_trans_update(dev) in netif.c I have made this change, and … Continue reading

Kernel 3.17-rc3 – Breaks VMNET – and a Fix..

Just tested Kernel 3.17-rc3, and it breaks VMware (10.0.3) – vmnet: ……………. /tmp/modconfig-d0zqLW/vmnet-only/netif.c: In function ‘VNetNetIf_Create’: /tmp/modconfig-d0zqLW/vmnet-only/netif.c:152:64: error: macro “alloc_netdev” requires 4 arguments, but only 3 given     dev = alloc_netdev(sizeof *netIf, deviceName, VNetNetIfSetup);                                                                 ^ /tmp/modconfig-d0zqLW/vmnet-only/netif.c:152:10: error: ‘alloc_netdev’ undeclared (first … Continue reading