On Tue, 18 Aug 2020, 20:24:52 +0200, Larry Finger wrote:
On 8/18/20 1:16 PM, Manfred Hollstein wrote:
here's the point. I cannot see why/how Oracle/VB developers got
involved to find a solution for this issue - and, I completely agree
cannot see how they got involved or responded at all! This
was my main intention to bring over...
The Oracle/VB developers are the ones that have made the decision to keep
their modules outside the kernel. I presume that they are doing this to keep
the Linux version of VB as compatible as possible with that for Windows or
Why would they not be responsible to fix the issue? It is not as if openSUSE
has written VB.
Exactly, and this is why I believe the fault is at their side! Every
Linux distribution running a 5.8 kernel will simply not work with VB,
Our involvement is to keep the
packages building and running
on the various openSUSE releases. For some time, I have been providing
patches for new kernels to Oracle. In this case, the fix was beyond my
Fully agreed! This is, why I decided it's time to change...