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Raptor Is Going To Launch A New POWER9 Linux System

Raptor Engineering who does Coreboot development work and is known for their previous Talos Secure Workstation system to provide a fast and fully libre workstation is going to be launching a new POWER-based workstation.

19 July 2017 - Talos 2 - 34 Comments
VC5 Driver Development Continues, Raspbian Performance Still Being Tuned

Earlier this month the VC5 open-source driver was announced as a new driver for Broadcom's next-generation graphics processor. This has already led to speculation this much more powerful GPU will be found in future Raspberry Pi hardware. Work on this driver has continued while not forgetting about the VC4 driver for current-gen Raspberry Pi devices.

18 July 2017 - Raspberry Pi - 8 Comments
Trying Out A $37 DREVO SSD On Linux

Needing to replace a failed hard drive in one of the older benchmarking systems, I decided to try out my first DREVO brand solid-state drive with frankly the I/O performance on this particular system not being too important and being curious how well this sub-$40 SSD performs.

8 July 2017 - DREVO X1 - 19 Comments
Many Networking Updates For Linux 4.13

David Miller submitted the Linux 4.13 networking subsystem updates, which he describes as a reasonably busy cycle but it might not be as massive as all the changes queued for Linux 4.12.

5 July 2017 - Linux 4.13 Networking - 1 Comment
RISC-V Developers Hope Their Port Will Land In Linux 4.13

RISC-V developers have posted their fourth revision to the kernel patches porting the Linux kernel to this royalty-free CPU instruction set architecture. The developers are hoping this code will be pulled into Linux 4.13, but it's not yet clear if that will happen.

4 July 2017 - RISC-V - 4 Comments
MSI DS502 USB Gaming Headset Works On Linux

When buying the MSI X299 SLI PLUS for our initial X299 + Intel Core X Series Linux benchmarking from NewEgg it came with the MSI DS502 Gaming Headset as a free gift. Curiosity got the best of me today, and it actually works just fine under Linux.

30 June 2017 - MSI DS502 - 15 Comments

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