So far, I have had three issues. I note them here so
that google can help others (depending if I have solved them).
wlan0 issues - long ago had I given up on the Linux networking
stack. Each and every release was broken. And this release is no different.
What worked, stopped working. I have a startup script which does the things
I need for each kernel I work on. I had the following line in my
wpa_supplicant -iwlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf &
After some searching, and stumbling, this seems to work.
wpa_supplicant -Dwext -iwlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf &
I had to 'apt-get install kdm' to get my KDE desktop working. Took
a few attempts to kill 'lightdm' and do a 'sudo kdm' to get back to work.
Hm. Now my UK keyboard is a US one. Go to the KDE System settings dialog and
reconfigure the Keyboard settings (under Input devices).
Killed baloo_file - yet another indexer trying to eat the cycles on my machine.
I want to rip out akonadi - simply appalling piece of software with
no manpage describing what it does, or why KDE may crumble without it.
VirtualBox is broken .. again.
Heres the failure in the log:
/tmp/vbox.0/r0drv/linux/memobj-r0drv-linux.c:1539:26: error: 'struct mm_struct' has no member named 'numa_next_reset'
pTask->mm->numa_next_reset = jiffies + 0x7fffffffffffffffUL;
I may wait for someone else to officially fix this. Or I may just
comment out the line (or do a kernel diff to see what happened to mm->numa_next_reset).
A brief google, shows,
references a 4.3 upgrade for the 3.13 kernel. This is dated Nov 30th, yet
Ubuntu ships 4.2. Bizarre.
- Lets try compiling dtrace. "-liberty" has gone missing. A quick google
lookup, and we use "-lbfd" instead. DTrace compiles fine now on Ubuntu 14.04.
- Perl Net::SMTP::TLS has gone missing again. My scripts for grabbing email rely
on this. So a quick "CPAN Net::SMTP::TLS" and we are good to go.
So, I think I am done for now.