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Kernel 3.7.7 nrjQL for ROSA 2012.0 / 2012.1 & MDV 2010 2011

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Kernel 3.7.7 QL (Quantum Leap) for ROSA MARATHON 2012, ROSA Desktop 2012 (2012.1) and Mandriva 2010, MDV2011.0
General INFO about the new project - Read carefully!
Kernel nrjX(treme?), the Next Generation... a step forward


nrjQL suffix is the new codename > http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_leap

Metaphorically, quantum leap also means a "quantum leap" or like a radical paradigm shift in science, technology, or in other contexts.
Metaforicamente, quantum leap indica anche un salto di qualità o un radicale mutamento di paradigma nella scienza, nella tecnologia o in altri contesti.
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Starting since this kernel 3.7 series, we started using a new source NRJ model V4 (much improved)
for this 3.7.7 version now we have built only 3 flavours: nrjQL-desktop, nrjQL-realtime, nrjQL-laptop

For all kernel 3.5 and 3.6 versions, we used NRJ model v3
For Kernel from 3.0 to 3.4 series we used model v2, info here >>> viewtopic.php?f=38&t=3551

It's a very complete flavours list
  • kernel-nrjQL-desktop = mainline kernel-nrj-desktop plus the add of +CK1 +BFS +BFQ +TOI +UKSM
  • kernel-nrjQL-desktop-vm > like mainline kernel-nrj-desktop plus the add of +CK1 +BFS +BFQ +TOI +UKSM
    It's the one optimized for desktop use in combo with some Virtual Machine (for example VMWare products)
  • kernel-nrjQL-realtime > like mainline kernel-nrj-realtime plus the add of +CK1 +BFS +BFQ +TOI +UKSM
    It's the one optimized for all realtime and pro audio apps (DAW) > examples: Jackd, Ardour, Rosegarden, ecc...
  • kernel-nrjQL-laptop > like mainline kernel-nrj-laptop plus the add of +CK1 +BFS +BFQ +TOI +UKSM
    with laptop configs and lower internal frequency, ONDEMAND profile to improve battery lasting
  • kernel-nrjQL-netbook > like mainline kernel-nrj-netbook plus the add of +CK1 +BFS +BFQ +TOI +UKSM
    with netbook configs and lower internal frequency, ONDEMAND profile to improve battery lasting
  • kernel-nrjQL-server > like mainline kernel-server plus the add of +CK1 +BFS +BFQ +TOI +UKSM
    to be used in a generic server environment (like LAMP) and other server apps
  • kernel-nrjQL-server-games > like mainline kernel-server plus the add of +CK1 +BFS +BFQ +TOI +UKSM
    to be used in a game server PC for 3D FPS games, for example CounterStrike
  • kernel-nrjQL-server-computing > like mainline kernel-server plus the add of +CK1 +BFS +BFQ +TOI +UKSM
    to be used in a cumputational server when you need some less times to file encoder, converter, and build programs
Then we have all PAE flavours, and for now only one CPU oriented (new Intel) + PAE
  • kernel-nrjQL-desktop-pae
  • kernel-nrjQL-realtime-pae
  • kernel-nrjQL-laptop-pae
  • kernel-nrjQL-netbook-pae
these have been optimized for all Intel cpus greater than Pentium4 (starting from Centrino upto I3/I5/I7)
  • kernel-nrjQL-desktop-core2
  • kernel-nrjQL-desktop-core2-pae
NOTICE > the mainline kernel serie is
Kernel 3.7.7 for ROSA 2012.0 / 2012.1 & Mandriva 2010 2011
Kernel 3.7 - General features
http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/ ... 65794.html

Kernel 3.7.7 - Announce
http://lwn.net/Articles/537394/
All users of the 3.7 kernel series must upgrade.
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Changelog > Kernel 3.7.7 by MIB
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/ ... eLog-3.7.7

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* Wed Feb 13 2013 Nicolo' Costanza <abitrules@yahoo.it> 3.7.7-69
+ update to 3.7.7 stable (34 fixes all over)
- update AUFS3 to 3.7 20130212
- specific for nrjQL addons:
- update BFQ v6 I-O-sched for-3.7
- update tuxonice 3.7.7 20130212
- remove microcode from "requires", now it's in "suggests"
- ---------------------------------------------------------------------
- Kernel 3.7 for mdv 2010.2, 2011.0, cooker, rosa.lts2012.0, rosa2012.1
- MIB (Mandriva International Backports) - http://mib.pianetalinux.org/
- The rel -1 (mainline serie), with official kernel sources and addons,
- instead (-69) will be used for development and experimental flavours,
- Yin & Yang (69) release - a very complete but experimental flavours...
- ---------------------------------------------------------------------

* Mon Feb 04 2013 Nicolo' Costanza <abitrules@yahoo.it> 3.7.6-69
+ update to 3.7.6 stable (101 fixes all over)
- add "# CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_NOTRACK is not set" to defconfigs
- ---------------------------------------------------------------------
- Kernel 3.7 for mdv 2010.2, 2011.0, cooker, rosa.lts2012.0, rosa2012.1
- MIB (Mandriva International Backports) - http://mib.pianetalinux.org/
- The rel -1 (mainline serie), with official kernel sources and addons,
- instead (-69) will be used for development and experimental flavours,
- Yin & Yang (69) release - a very complete but experimental flavours...
- ---------------------------------------------------------------------

* Sat Feb 02 2013 Nicolo' Costanza <abitrules@yahoo.it> 3.7.5-69
+ update to 3.7.5 stable
- drop two staging patches
- ---------------------------------------------------------------------
- Kernel 3.7 for mdv 2010.2, 2011.0, cooker, rosa.lts2012.0, rosa2012.1
- MIB (Mandriva International Backports) - http://mib.pianetalinux.org/
- The rel -1 (mainline serie), with official kernel sources and addons,
- instead (-69) will be used for development and experimental flavours
- Yin & Yang (69) release - a very complete but experimental flavours...
- ---------------------------------------------------------------------

* Sat Feb 02 2013 Nicolo' Costanza <abitrules@yahoo.it> 3.7.1-69
+ update to 3.7.1 stable
- update kernel.spec to be complaint with new V4 nrj/nrjQL model 
- update all scripts to be complaint with new V4 nrj/nrjQL model
- merged defconfigs for nrj & nrjQL, source folders and contents have been unified
- merged all changelogs, as now nrj and nrjQL will be developed in perfect sync
- applied all ROSA customizations of defconfigs as requested by Alexander Burmashev
- update AUFS3 to 3.7 20130128
- update 4200_fbcondecor-0.9.6
- add 08-18-brcmsmac-Add-support-for-writing-debug-messages-to-the-trace-buffer.patch
- specific for nrjQL addons:
- update BFQ v5r1 I-O-sched for-3.7
- update ck1 3.7 and bfs426-427
- update tuxonice 3.7.5 20130128
- update uksm 0.1.2.2 for v3.7.ge.1
- ---------------------------------------------------------------------
- Kernel 3.7 for mdv 2010.2, 2011.0, cooker, rosa.lts2012.0, rosa2012.1
- MIB (Mandriva International Backports) - http://mib.pianetalinux.org/
- The rel -1 (mainline serie), with official kernel sources and addons,
- instead (-69) will be used for development and experimental flavours
- Yin & Yang (69) release - a very complete but experimental flavours...
- ---------------------------------------------------------------------
On my own ROSA Desktop.Fresh 2012 PC

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utente ~ $ uname -a 
Linux localhost.localdomain 3.7.7-nrjQL-desktop-69mib #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Feb 13 13:37:11 CEST 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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DOWNLOAD:
ImageIMPORTANT, READ!
  • New path of the Kernel folders for Mandriva and ROSA
    General INFO about the new kernel paths and also about the new proprietary kernel drivers
  • Before downloading and installing any kernel 3.7.7 flavour, you need to install the Required microcode firmware!
    Microcode firmwares for cpu AMD / INTEL updates
    With the proper cpu microcode enabled you can obtain a more reliability of you system, especially indespensable in server area, so when your cpu has a defect, kernel will found the best work-around to avoid slowdowns, or dangerous oops that could harm till to freeze your OS...
  • Notice for the users of MDV 2011!
    ABF build for 2011 is broken nowdays, when/if the 2011 build side will be fixed you'll find again the rpms.
    Some problems could still occour in Mandriva 2011 by dracut remaining problems with installation and update
    these problems if / when happen are not our fault, because aren't related to the kernel contents or packaging...
    Once I succeeded to solve this ugly problem, installing the "dracut" version from RM2012 repositories into 2011
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ROSA 2012.1 - 64bit - Click link below to see if already / still available (*)
http://abf.rosalinux.ru/downloads/kerne ... n/release/

ROSA 2012.1 - 32bit - Click link below to see if already / still available (*)
http://abf.rosalinux.ru/downloads/kerne ... n/release/

ROSA 2012 LTS - 64bit - Click link below to see if already / still available (*)
http://abf.rosalinux.ru/downloads/kerne ... n/release/

ROSA 2012 LTS - 32bit - Click link below to see if already / still available (*)
http://abf.rosalinux.ru/downloads/kerne ... n/release/

Mandriva 2011.0 - 64bit - Click link below to see if already / still available (*)
http://abf.rosalinux.ru/downloads/kerne ... n/release/

Mandriva 2011.0 - 32bit - Click link below to see if already / still available (*)
http://abf.rosalinux.ru/downloads/kerne ... n/release/

Mandriva 2010.2 - 64bit - Click link below to see if already / still available (*)
http://mib.pianetalinux.org/MIB/2010.2/ ... nels/3.7.7

Mandriva 2010.2 - 32bit - Click link below to see if already / still available (*)
http://mib.pianetalinux.org/MIB/2010.2/ ... nels/3.7.7

(*) about our Availability notice, the phrase could have different meanings
"already" means we publish Topics when ABF started building our projects, it may need few hours
"still" means the above links are still valid until the project is recent, not obsoleted / then replaced...
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bye, NicCo
SUGGESTION for VMWare 9.0.1 or VMPlayer 5.0.1

If you are a VMWare user, you simply need to create a symlink, because now version.h has a different path.

The issue originates from a defect into the program that lays on the script:
vmware-modconfig to make his work assumes that "version.h" should be
/usr/src/linux-%version-%release/include/linux/
otherwise starting since kernel 3.7 his position is different
/usr/src/linux-%version-%release/include/generated/uapi/linux/

Now I have sent to build only 3 flavours, so I write below the needed commands for this 3 different kernels.

The commands must be executed in a konsole or teminal with root priviledges,
you must choose only the row/s related to the flavour/s that you have installed...
for kernel-nrjQL-desktop-3.7.7-69

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ln -s /usr/src/linux-3.7.7-nrjQL-desktop-69rosa/include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h /usr/src/linux-3.7.7-nrjQL-desktop-69rosa/include/linux/version.h
for kernel-nrj-laptop-3.7.7-69

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ln -s /usr/src/linux-3.7.7-nrjQL-laptop-69rosa/include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h /usr/src/linux-3.7.7-nrjQL-laptop-69rosa/include/linux/version.h
for kernel-nrj-realtime-3.7.7-69

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ln -s /usr/src/linux-3.7.7-nrjQL-realtime-69rosa/include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h /usr/src/linux-3.7.7-nrjQL-realtime-69rosa/include/linux/version.h
for all other kernel flavours, simply you must replace the flavour names, for example, below the command for nrjQL-server

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ln -s /usr/src/linux-3.7.7-nrjQL-server-69rosa/include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h /usr/src/linux-3.7.7-nrjQL-server-69rosa/include/linux/version.h
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Kernel designer, engineer, maintainer and tester for ROSA Desktop and OpenMandriva Lx O.S.

--- currently I'm playing with ---
LTS Kernels > Linux 4.1.12-nrjQL <<< Linux 3.18.17-nrjQL <<< Linux 3.14.46-nrjQL
EOL Kernels > Linux 3.19.8-nrjQL <<< Linux 3.17.8-nrjQL <<< Linux 3.15.10-nrjQL

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Re: Kernel 3.7.7 nrjQL for ROSA 2012.0 / 2012.1 & MDV 2010 2

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Does not work for me.
The last message shown during boot is "Started daemon for power management|". At that point the disk light flashes from time to time, the esc key does not allow to return to the splash screen, while the CTRL+ALT+DEL allows the reboot.
THe kernel I tested is the 3.7.7 nrjql-desktop. Versionn 3.7.6 works fine.
Another thing I noticed is that the displayed log looks by far longer than that of version 3.7.6-nrjql.
I see that the boot log is not recorded on disk. The system resiside on a partition of an ocz vertex 3 SSD, while the home partition is on an raid 5 array controlled by an adaptec 6405 controller.
What can I do to help understand the origin of the problem?
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Re: Kernel 3.7.7 nrjQL for ROSA 2012.0 / 2012.1 & MDV 2010 2

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andreas wrote:Does not work for me.
I dont know the reason, in all my PC works fine
only can suggest you to wait for the next 3.7.8, on which I'm already working on,
you should not wait too long (I can guess a couple of days or some little more...).
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--- Professional experience ---
Kernel designer, engineer, maintainer and tester for ROSA Desktop and OpenMandriva Lx O.S.

--- currently I'm playing with ---
LTS Kernels > Linux 4.1.12-nrjQL <<< Linux 3.18.17-nrjQL <<< Linux 3.14.46-nrjQL
EOL Kernels > Linux 3.19.8-nrjQL <<< Linux 3.17.8-nrjQL <<< Linux 3.15.10-nrjQL

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Re: Kernel 3.7.7 nrjQL for ROSA 2012.0 / 2012.1 & MDV 2010 2

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Rebuild in progress...
In about 4 hours since now, there should be 4 flavours:
-desktop, -realtime, -laptop, -netbook

this rebuild for mainline nrj and for nrjQL flavours both
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--- Professional experience ---
Kernel designer, engineer, maintainer and tester for ROSA Desktop and OpenMandriva Lx O.S.

--- currently I'm playing with ---
LTS Kernels > Linux 4.1.12-nrjQL <<< Linux 3.18.17-nrjQL <<< Linux 3.14.46-nrjQL
EOL Kernels > Linux 3.19.8-nrjQL <<< Linux 3.17.8-nrjQL <<< Linux 3.15.10-nrjQL

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Re: Kernel 3.7.7 nrjQL for ROSA 2012.0 / 2012.1 & MDV 2010 2

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NicCo wrote:[
only can suggest you to wait for the next 3.7.8, on which I'm already working on,
you should not wait too long (I can guess a couple of days or some little more...).
Thank you, Nicco, I'll wait and then report you the results.
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