Kernel – Interim Changes for 4.17 – OK So Far..

Testing the changes submitted to date for Kernel 4.17-rc1, which is – of course – not due out just yet..   Kernel version obtained from today – April 8. Latest VMware – 14.1.1 – vmnet/vmmon compile OK, and so does … 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

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