VMware – 14.1.1 released – OK with Kernel 4.15..

As expected, there is a new release of VMware – 14.1.1 – and brief details are here:  https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workstation-Pro/14/rn/workstation-1411-release-notes.html This version compiles and loads OK with the latest 4.15-rc kernel – tested with 4.15-rc7, and no longer needs the vmmon series … Continue reading

VMware – Workstation 12 Pro Released – No Patch Needed..

Just upgraded to VMware Workstation Pro 12.0.0 on the test system, and it compiles and loads/runs OK – with no patches needed – on Kernel 4.2-rc8.. More details are here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/workstation/12pro/workstation-12-release-notes.html Robert Gadsdon.   August 25, 2015. … Continue reading

VMware – 11.1.2 Released, No Patch Needed..

Just updated VMware to the latest version 11.1.2 on the test system, and it compiles/loads OK with Kernel 4.1-rc8.. Release notes are here:  https://www.vmware.com/support/ws/doc/workstation-1112-release-notes.html. At last, there is no need for the venerable vmnet patch (required since Kernel 3.19 was … Continue reading

VMware 11 – OK with Kernel 3.17 and 3.18..

Just upgraded to VMware Workstation 11.0, and – as expected – it compiles and loads/runs OK with Kernel 3.17 (3.17.4) and 3.18 (3.18-rc7) without the need for any patches.. Release notes are here:  https://www.vmware.com/support/ws/doc/workstation-11-release-notes.html I have not – yet – … Continue reading

DreamPlug to 3.13-rc4 – No Patch Needed..

Just updated the DreamPlug to Kernel 3.13-rc4, and the compile-fix patch for -rc3 is no longer needed.. Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 3.13.0-rc4 on an armv5tel (ttyS0) …………………… # uname -a Linux rgdreamplug 3.13.0-rc4 #1 PREEMPT Sun Dec 15 … 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

VMware 9.0.2 – No More Patch, or Softlink..

Just installed VMware Workstation 9.0.2 – released yesterday – and it compiles and installs cleanly on kernel 3.8.2, without the need for the 9.0.1 patch, or the ‘softlink’, as it now finds version.h correctly. I have tested with kernel 3.9-rc1, … Continue reading