1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

Linux 3.17-rc3 Kernel Released Back On Schedule

Linux Kernel

Published on 31 August 2014 10:01 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
Comment On This Article

Linus Torvalds is back to his rhythm of releasing new kernel release candidates on Sundays.

After Linux 3.17-rc2 was released last Monday to celebrate 23 years of Linux, Torvalds is now back in Portland and doing his Sunday release rhythm.

There are more changes in Linux 3.17-rc3 than there was in 3.17-rc2 since LinuxCon and the Linux Kernel Summit wrapped-up with most developers having been back for the better part of the past week to return to their kernel development activities. While 3.17-rc3 was larger, there doesn't appear to be anything particularly noteworthy about the bug-fixes over the past week. The brief and unexciting release announcement for 3.17-rc3 can be read via the IU LKML as usual.

Linux 3.17-rc3 Kernel Released Back On Schedule


The Linux 3.17 kernel brings many new features and we've already been busy for a while now testing and benchmarking Linux 3.17 while plenty more performance tests are still forthcoming along with other exciting Linux hardware reviews.

Expect the official Linux 3.17 kernel to premiere in either late September or early October.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. A Walkthrough Of The New 32 System Open-Source Linux Benchmarking Test Farm
  2. Habey MITX-6771: Mini-ITX Board With Quad-Core J1900 Bay Trail
  3. OCZ Vector 150 SSD On Linux
  4. Noctua i4 CPU Cooler: Great For Cooling High-End LGA-2011v3 CPUs
Latest Linux Articles
  1. AMD Kaveri: Open-Source Radeon Gallium3D vs. Catalyst 14.12 Omega Driver
  2. 12-Way AMD Catalyst 14.12 vs. NVIDIA 346 Series Linux GPU Comparison
  3. AMD Catalyst 14.12 Omega Driver Brings Mixed Results For Linux Users
  4. 6-Way Winter 2014 Linux Distribution Comparison
Latest Linux News
  1. FSF's High Priority Project List Now Has A Committee
  2. Details On Using OpenACC & GPUs With GCC
  3. Ubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1 For Its Various Flavors
  4. Git 2.2.1 Released To Fix Critical Security Issue
  5. WTFTW: A Tiling Window Manager Written In Rust
  6. Jolla's Sailfish OS Update 10 Is Now Available
  7. HP To Launch Linux++ Operating System Next Year
  8. Civilization: Beyond Earth Launches For Linux
  9. NIR Has Been Revised As A New IR For Mesa
  10. New 64-bit Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities Disclosed This Week
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. Debian init discussion in Phoenix Wright format
  2. The New SuperTuxKart Looks Better, But Can Cause GPU/Driver Problems
  3. XLennart: A Game For Systemd Haters With Nothing Better To Do
  4. Bench specific mount point
  5. Tool for measuring FPS in games
  6. Need some hand holding with upgrading xserver
  7. Ubuntu Developers Still Thinking What To Do About Adobe Flash Support
  8. Microsoft buying Mojang