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The Phoronix Office Over The Years

With Phoronix.com having turned 12 years old earlier this month (and Phoronix Test Suite turning 8) plus finishing up my custom build of a butcher-block and steel pipe computer desk, I figured it'd be fun to take a look at my Phoronix office layouts over the years.

21 June 2016 - Phoronix Office - 8 Comments
Linux Makes Progress On Prepping NVMe-Over-Fabrics Support

Initial patches were published this week for adding initial NVMe-over-Fabrics support for the Linux kernel as set out by the NVMe 1.2b specification. This target implementation is the basics of making this new specification a reality and one of the first public implementations.

7 June 2016 - NVMe Fabrics - 3 Comments
More Sound Updates Playing For Linux 4.7

Last week Takashi Iwai of SUSE sent in the main audio/sound changes for the Linux 4.7 kernel but with the 4.7 merge window not being quite over yet, he's sent in a second helping of sound driver updates.

28 May 2016 - Linux 4.7 Sound - Add A Comment
The DDR4 EUDIMM Memory I've Been Buying The Most

For those that may be in the market for DDR4-2133 EUDIMM memory, here's the particular memory I've been buying the most of these days and haven't run into any problems on using it with several different motherboards for Xeon E3 v5 Skylake systems.

8 May 2016 - DDR4 EUDIMM - 2 Comments
Ndiswrapper 1.60 Released

If you are a newcomer to Linux you may not even have an idea what Ndiswrapper is even though it was very much used a number of years ago, but nevertheless, Ndiswrapper 1.60 has been released.

3 May 2016 - Ndiswrapper - 10 Comments
Many EFI Updates Prepped For Linux 4.7 Kernel

Matt Fleming at Intel sent out the set of patches he intends to submit as the queue of EFI changes for what will become the Linux 4.7 kernel. He noted of this queue, "this is probably the biggest EFI pull ever sent, and there quite a few different topics covered."

25 April 2016 - EFI For Linux 4.7 - 13 Comments
Dell XPS 15 Skylake Linux Benchmarks

Many Phoronix readers have been inquiring about any Linux hardware review and benchmarks of the Dell XPS 15 (9550) Skylake laptop. Here are some Linux benchmark resources.

11 April 2016 - Dell XPS 15 - 18 Comments

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