Kernel 3.10.1, and All is Well..

Installed Kernel 3.10.1 on my main system, and everything seems to be working OK.. Changelog at: https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.10.1 VMware 9.02 – with the 3.10 patches for vmnet and vmblock – compiles and runs, and NVIDIA 319.32 – with the 3.10 patch … Continue reading

Kernel 3.11-rc1 – First Impressions – VMware OK, NVIDIA not..

Just installed the newly-released kernel 3.11-rc1 on the test system… VMware Workstation 9.02 – with the 3.10 patches for vmnet and vmblock – compiles OK, but – for some reason – the modules don’t install using the usual command (# … Continue reading

Kernel 3.10-rc7 – NVIDIA (patched) OK, and VMware OK, with vmblock Disabled..

Updated the test system to kernel 3.10-rc7, and the patched NVIDIA drivers for 310.51 and 319.23 compile OK, as before. VMware 9.02 – with the vmnet patch – compiles OK, except for vmblock..   I still can’t find a patch for … Continue reading

3.9.3 – All OK, with VMware and NVIDIA latest..

My swap file boot failure turned out – as I suspected – to be self-inflicted, as I had somehow managed to ‘unselect’ the ”support for paging of anonymous memory (swap)” option under General setup… Once this was corrected, the 3.9.x … Continue reading

3.9-rc7 Released, NVIDIA and VMware OK..

Just installed kernel 3.9-rc7 on my test system, and VMware (9.02) and the latest NVIDIA ‘stable’ (310.44) and ‘beta’ (319.12) drivers all compile without problems.. # uname -a Linux rg6830l 3.9.0-rc7 #1 SMP Mon Apr 15 09:40:44 BST 2013 x86_64 … Continue reading

Kernel 3.8.6 – x86_64 and ARM (Pi)

Just updated to kernel 3.8.6, and used the incremental patch at https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.0/incr/patch-3.8.5-6.bz2 to update the Raspberry Pi.. Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 3.8.6-pi on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) …………… # uname -a Linux rgpi 3.8.6-pi #1 PREEMPT Fri Apr 5 … Continue reading

3.9-rc3 – NVIDIA and VMware OK..

Installed Kernel 3.9-rc3 on the test system..   VMware 9.0.2, and NVIDIA 310.40 (main) and 313.26 (beta) all compile OK.. # uname -a Linux rg6830l 3.9.0-rc3 #1 SMP Mon Mar 18 12:21:27 GMT 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Robert Gadsdon.   March … Continue reading

3.8.3 – And all is Well..

Just updated the main system to Kernel 3.8.3, and everything works, as before.   VMware 9.0.2 and NVIDIA 313.26 both compile and install/run without any problems..     This update contains several more ‘improvements’ for USB3 – amongst other things.. Details of all … Continue reading

3.9-rc2 out – VMware and NVIDIA still OK..

Installed kernel 3.9-rc2 on the test system – and VMware 9.0.2, and both the latest ‘stable’ (310.40), and ‘beta’ (313.26) NVIDIA drivers, all compile successfully.. $ uname -a Linux rg6830l 3.9.0-rc2 #1 SMP Mon Mar 11 17:36:47 GMT 2013 x86_64 … Continue reading