[vbox-dev] Full patch for 4.15

Alexander Eichner Alexander.Eichner at oracle.com
Thu Jan 4 12:46:24 GMT 2018

Hi Larry,

thanks a lot for the patch! I integrated it now and it will be available starting with the next maintenance releases of 5.1 and 5.2.


> On 02.12.2017 08:07, Larry Finger <Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net> wrote:
> 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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