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VMware modules, Arch Linux & kernel 4.8.13

After upgrading the kernel to 4.8.13-1-ARCH some of the vmware kernel modules failed to compile: /tmp/modconfig-6BT70S/vmmon-only/linux/hostif.c:1592:47: error: ‘NR_ANON_PAGES’ undeclared (first use in this function) /tmp/modconfig-BBuLH6/vmnet-only/netif.c:468:7: error: ‘struct net_device’ has no member named ‘trans_start’; did you mean ‘mem_start’? The fix:

Full Disk Encryption on Arch Linux: NVMe, GRUB2, LVM and LUKS

Last week I had to install my new work computer. Although I am a Debian guy, I thought I should give a chance to Arch Linux as well. In theory full disk encryption and Linux is not a big deal (there’s a lot of documentation out there) and it should be pretty straight forward. In practice, … Continue reading Full Disk Encryption on Arch Linux: NVMe, GRUB2, LVM and LUKS