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One of the latest pull requests for the Linux 3.19 kernel is the input driver subsystem pull, which includes numerous updates along with a few new drivers. The new drivers will benefit some Google Chromebooks in running the latest upstream kernel.
16 December 2014 - Input
The Barbershop Load Distribution (BLD) CPU load distribution technique has been updated for the mainline Linux 3.18 kernel.
16 December 2014 - Barbershop - 7 Comments
The "eXt73" patch-set aspires to yield faster kernel performance and better power efficiency. Independent benchmarks published of the eXt73 patch-set indicate faster performance out of the patched Linux kernel, but these patches do come at a cost for end-users.
16 December 2014 - eXt73 - 59 Comments
The latest Linux 3.19 kernel changes to talk about is the staging pull request that was sent in a short time ago by Greg Kroah-Hartman.
15 December 2014 - Staging - 7 Comments
We're now half-way through the Linux 3.19 kernel merge window so here's a recap of the most interesting features that have been merged thus far for what will become the first major Linux kernel release of 2015.
15 December 2014 - Linux 3.19
One week into the merge window for the Linux 3.19 kernel, the DRM subsystem pull request was sent in this morning by Red Hat's David Airlie. There's a lot of interesting kernel graphics driver changes abound for Linux 3.19!
15 December 2014 - DRM Graphics - 2 Comments
The Linux 3.19 kernel is set to introduce support for the CoreSight framework and implementations for a few SBC boards.
14 December 2014 - CoreSight
Within the in-development Linux 3.19 kernel is now support for LZ4 compression for SquashFS, the read-only file-system commonly used by various Linux distribution live CDs.
14 December 2014 - SquashFS - 2 Comments
The multi-queue block layer (blk-mq) will be in even better shape with the upcoming Linux 3.19 kernel.
14 December 2014 - blk-mq
Beyond the DRM graphics improvements for Linux 3.19 affecting the most common kernel graphics drivers, the STI driver will too see improvements for this next kernel version.
13 December 2014 - STI
Btrfs maintainer and Facebook employee Chris Mason sent in his Btrfs file-system updates for the Linux 3.19 merge window.
12 December 2014 - Btrfs
One of the latest pull requests for the Linux 3.19 kernel is the XFS file-system changes.
12 December 2014 - XFS - 2 Comments
The latest pull request of interest to us for the Linux 3.19 merge window is the sound driver updates.
11 December 2014 - Linux 3.19 - 16 Comments
Ted Ts'o has sent in the EXT4 file-system changes for the Linux 3.19 kernel merge window.
11 December 2014 - EXT4 - 2 Comments
We've been talking about Intel MPX support in the kernel for one year and with the upcoming Linux 3.19 kernel that support is finally being realized.
9 December 2014 - Intel MPX - 3 Comments
Another one of the interesting early pull requests for the Linux 3.19 kernel is the Device Mapper changes.
9 December 2014 - Device Mapper
OverlayFS was finally merged in Linux 3.18 and now for the Linux 3.19 merge window it's picking up another feature.
9 December 2014 - Multi-Layer
Rafael Wysocki of Intel mailed in the ACPI and power management changes for the Linux 3.19 merge window. As said by the ACPI/PM subsystem maintainer, "This time we have some more new material than we used to have during the last couple of development cycles."
9 December 2014 - ACPI/PM
As anticipated, Linus Torvalds officially released the Linux 3.18 kernel this Sunday evening.
7 December 2014 - Linux 3.18 - 9 Comments
Besides the many Linux graphics driver changes for Linux 3.19, there's many other non-graphics features out on the horizon in kernel land -- some of which might land in Linux 3.19 but most of the other items are post-3.19 material. Linux 4.0 also isn't likely far out.
7 December 2014 - Linux 3.19 & Beyond
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