[vbox-dev] Full patch for 4.15

Larry Finger Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net
Sat Dec 2 07:07:44 UTC 2017


The attached patch file makes the necessary changes to the VirtualBox 5.1.30 
sources to allow the kernel modules to build with kernel 4.15.

The API changes are of several types:

1. The timer initialization routine init_timer_pinned() no longer exists, and
    is replaced by timer_setup().
2. The timer callback routine calling sequence is changed as is the technique
    for getting the timer information from the callback parameters.
3. The calling sequence for drm_encoder_find() is changed.
4. The calling sequence for the .get and .set members of the module_param_call()
    calls have changed.

This patch is released under the MIT license.

Larry


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