VMware – 14.0.0 ‘Fail to open Executable’ – More Info..

When running VMware 14 (14.0.0) from the command line, I noticed the following message: $ vmware Fail to open executable: No such file or directory Further research suggested that this ‘missing’ item was in fact /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libvmware-unity-helper.so/libvmware-unity-helper.so, which is indeed not … Continue reading

3.8-rc1 and NVIDIA… Earlier Driver Version Compiles OK!

After more testing, I discovered that – unusually – the very latest driver (313.09) fails to compile with kernel 3.8-rc1, but an earlier driver – 310.14 – does compile OK! I won’t do too much more testing, as 3.8-rc1 breaks some … Continue reading

3.8-rc1 – Breaks NVIDIA, but VMware OK..

Just installed kernel 3.8-rc1 on my test system.. VMware 9.0.1 compiles and installs OK, with the 3.7 ‘softlink’ workaround: # ln -s /usr/src/linux-3.8-rc1/include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h /usr/src/linux-3.8-rc1/include/linux/version.h But…  NVIDIA (313.09) compile fails, with a lot of errors: ………………../home/rgadsdon/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-313.09/kernel/conftest.h:10:2: error: #error remap_page_range() conftest failed! … Continue reading

Pi Kernel – Bump to 3.6?

Just checked the Raspberry Pi GitHub repository, and there is a ‘3.6.y’ kernel there, now.. https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/tree/rpi-3.6.y Will download and see if it compiles and installs, yet..   It might just be a first attempt to patch to 3.6, though… This is … Continue reading