Kernel 3.15-rc2 – No Surprises, So Far…

Just installed Kernel 3.15-rc2 on the test system, and the same comments apply as for -rc1: ( $ uname -a Linux rglinux 3.15.0-rc2 #1 SMP PREEMPT Sun Apr 20 22:11:36 BST 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The changes are – … Continue reading

Kernel 3.14 is Here..

Just installed Kernel 3.14 on my main system, and (patched) VMware 10.0.1 and (patched) NVIDIA 334.21 install and run OK. Details of changes from -rc8 are here: It is worth repeating the changes for 3.14 relating to VMware modules, … Continue reading

Kernel 3.14-rc6 – ‘Final’ May be Delayed..

Just installed Kernel 3.14-rc6 on the X86_64 test system, and DreamPlug (armv5).. On x86_64, the latest (patched) VMware (10.0.1) and NVIDIA (334.21) drivers compile/install OK.. Details are here: DreamPlug: Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 3.14.0-rc6 on an armv5tel … Continue reading

Kernel 3.13-rc7 – First For 2014..

Updated the test system to Kernel 3.13-rc7, and VMware 10.0.1 and (patched) NVIDIA 319.76 and 331.20 compile and install OK..   Details of the NVIDIA runtime patch were in an earlier article: Details of changes are here: According to … Continue reading

Kernel 3.13-rc6 – Not so Many Changes, This Time..

Just updated the test system to Kernel 3.13-rc6, which has a smaller changelog, due to the ‘holidays’..   Details are here: As before, patched NVIDIA drivers 331.20 and 319.76 compile and load OK, as does VMware 10.0.1.. Robert Gadsdon.   December … Continue reading

Kernel 3.13-rc4 – VMware and (Patched) NVIDIA OK..

Updated the test system to kernel 3.13-rc4, and VMware 10.0.1 and (patched) NVIDIA 331.20 compile and load OK.. NVIDIA appear to have pulled driver version 319.76 from their ftp download site –, for some reason.. Robert Gadsdon.    December 16, … Continue reading

3.13-rc1 – Mostly Harmless?

Just updated the test system to kernel 3.13-rc1, and VMware 10.0.1 and NVIDIA drivers 331.20 and 319.72 all compile OK.. # uname -a Linux rg6830l 3.13.0-rc1 #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri Nov 22 23:48:06 GMT 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Very … Continue reading

Kernel 3.12.1 – NVIDIA and VMware OK..

Just updated to Kernel 3.12.1, and VMware 10.0.1 and NVIDIA 331.20 (and 319.72) all compile OK (with the compiled Kernel) More details here: FYI..  I have been running compiled kernels – from – on all my Linux … Continue reading