PA-RISC – Back to the Future (Again..)

As part of my quest to test Linux on more obscure/historical hardware, and given that the theme was ‘HP’ after my perilous foray into the world of Linux on IA64, I have now acquired (eBay!) an ‘inexpensive’ PA-RISC system – … 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

ARM – The Secret is Out – ‘Pidora 2014’ is Here..

Thanks to invaluable information from Mace Moneta, I have now been able to find the location of the (recent) release of Pidora 20 — now, for some reason, known as ‘Pidora 2014‘.. For details and links, see the comments section … Continue reading