ARM64 – Odroid C2 – Patches for USB..

Thanks to Heiner Kallweit for info on two USB patches for the Odroid C2, and thanks to John Youn for the patches themselves..  They can be found at http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg151687.html and http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-usb/msg151688.html . I have applied these to Kernel 4.10-rc4 (including … Continue reading

ARM64 – Odroid C2 – U-Boot MMC Support..

After the initial patches to provide basic U-Boot support for the C2, as mentioned in a previous article – there is now a further patch, to enable MMC support.    Details at https://www.mail-archive.com/u-boot@lists.denx.de/msg212503.html I have applied this additional patch, and for … Continue reading

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

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

Kernel 3.7-rc2 – Same fixes as for 3.7-rc1..

Just updated my test system to 3.7-rc2, and the same patches and ‘workarounds’ are needed for NVIDIA (driver 310.14) and VMware (9.0 with 3.5 patch) as mentioned in my earlier post, for -rc1.. # uname -a Linux rg6830l 3.7.0-rc2 #1 … Continue reading

APC – Real Progress – Bootable Linux Kernel..

After excellent work done by Mike Thompson from the Raspbian project, there is now a set of patches and a config file available for the APC-supplied 2.6.32.9+ kernel source, which enables a working kernel to be compiled and run – … Continue reading