Kernel – 4.9 Released – OK With Latest NVIDIA, and Patched VMware..

Kernel 4.9 has been released, and (brief!) details of changes are here:  http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1612.1/01831.html The latest NVIDIA (375.20) driver works OK, and VMware 12.5.2 with the vmnet and vmmon hack/patches, also works OK.     Hack/patch details are at http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=1838 On my Intel … 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

ARM – CuBox – Back to 4.1, and Forward to 4.3-rc1..

I encountered more ‘network missing’ issues with Kernel 4.2 on the CuBox-i4 Pro, so reverted to Kernel 4.1.6, and all was well, again..   I have since updated to Kernel 4.3-rc1 (from kernel.org), and everything – so far – seems to … Continue reading

ARM64 – DragonBoard 410c to Kernel 4.2..

Just updated the Qualcomm DragonBoard 410c to Linaro/Qcom patched Kernel 4.2, from here:  https://git.linaro.org/landing-teams/working/qualcomm/kernel.git/tree/refs/heads/integration-linux-qcomlt Using the saved kernel config from 4.2-rc5, the system booted OK (headless)..: Fedora release 23 (Twenty Three) Kernel 4.2.0 on an aarch64 (ttyMSM0) ……………. # uname … Continue reading

ARM – Odroid to 4.2-rc7..

Just updated the Odroid U3 to Kernel 4.2-rc7, from here:  https://github.com/tobiasjakobi/linux-odroid/tree/odroid-4.2.y Fedora release 23 (Twenty Three) Kernel 4.2.0-rc7 on an armv7l (ttySAC1) ……………… ]# uname -a Linux rgodroid 4.2.0-rc7 #1 SMP Fri Aug 21 11:30:26 PDT 2015 armv7l armv7l armv7l … Continue reading

ARM64 – DragonBoard 410c to Kernel 4.1..

Managed to update the DragonBoard 410c to Linaro Kernel 4.1.0+, from here: git clone https://git.linaro.org/landing-teams/working/qualcomm/kernel.git -b integration-linux-qcomlt So far, I have made the kernel ‘monolithic’ with all necessary modules built-in (‘y” instead of ‘m’), as this was how the original … Continue reading

ARM – Update to 4.0 for DreamPlug, CuBox, and Odroid..

Updated the DreamPlug and CuBox-i4Pro to kernel 4.0 from kernel.org: Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 4.0.0 on an armv5tel (ttyS0) ……… # uname -a Linux rgdreamplug 4.0.0 #1 Sun Apr 12 22:53:28 PDT 2015 armv5tel armv5tel armv5tel GNU/Linux Fedora … Continue reading

ARM – Updates to Kernel 4.0-rc6..

Updated the DreamPlug and CuBox-i4Pro to Kernel 4.0-rc6 from kernel.org https://www.kernel.org/ Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 4.0.0-rc6 on an armv5tel (ttyS0) ……… # uname -a Linux rgdreamplug 4.0.0-rc6 #1 Sun Mar 29 22:11:02 PDT 2015 armv5tel armv5tel armv5tel GNU/Linux … Continue reading

ARM – DreamPlug to Kernel 4.0-rc1..

Now that the DreamPlug has a stable power supply (see previous post..) I decided to live dangerously and update the u-boot version and install a modern ‘device tree’ plus kernel.. It has been mentioned many times before that the u-boot … Continue reading

ARM: Pi to Kernel 3.14..

Just updated the Raspberry Pi to Kernel 3.14, from github: # git clone -b rpi-3.14.y –single-branch https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux Pidora release 2014 (Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix) Kernel 3.14.0+ on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) …………. # uname -a Linux rgpi 3.14.0+ #1 PREEMPT Wed … Continue reading