Support for GPU switching on pre-retina Apple MacBook Pro laptops manufactured from 2008 through 2013 will finally be supported by the mainline Linux 4.6 kernel.
Landing today in DRM-Next for eventual merging into the Linux 4.5 kernel source tree is the ARM HDLCD driver.
Linus Torvalds has found better things to do than watching Super Bowl 50 by releasing the RC3 for the Linux 4.5 kernel.
A set of 22 patches were published this week that seek to replace the Linux kernel's default I/O scheduler CFQ (Completely Fair Queueing) with BFQ, the Budget Fair Queueing.
With the upcoming Linux 4.5 kernel, one of the new hardware drivers is the long-in-development Etnaviv DRM driver for providing reverse-engineered, open-source support to Vivante GPUs found in use by multiple SoC vendors.
With a report that Linux 4.5-rc2 manages to improve the AMD R9 Fury (Fiji) performance, I spun up a Linux 4.5-rc2 kernel this morning for easing those wanting to test the AMDGPU driver atop Ubuntu.
Linus Torvalds announced the release of Linux 4.5-rc2 this weekend as was expected as the next weekly test version of this new kernel.
Linus Torvalds has announced the first weekly release candidate to the Linux 4.5 kernel.
While Linus Torvalds tends to get angry about last-minute pull requests by subsystem maintainers at the end of a kernel cycle's merge window, he ended up honoring a few of them today for Linux 4.5
Last week was the big input driver updates sent in for the Linux 4.5 kernel while ending out this week was another update that included some work to the XPad driver that supports the Xbox controllers and more on Linux.
While a lot of new functionality has been merged for Linux 4.5, there isn't KDBUS or any other new in-kernel IPC mechanism.
The EXT4 file-system updates aren't terribly exciting for the Linux 4.5 kernel merge window.
Coming with Linux 4.5 is an eventful x86 platform drivers update.
While today's 0-day local privilege escalation bug is making the news rounds on the Internet, there were many other security vulnerabilities discovered within the Linux kernel last year -- many of which didn't receive as much attention and some of them are even yet to be resolved.
CVE-2016-0728 is being made public today: a 0-day local privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux kernel that's been present now for over three years.
Linus Torvalds pulled in the security subsystem updates this weekend for the Linux 4.5 kernel.
The Btrfs file-system updates were mailed in Sunday evening for the Linux 4.5 kernel. There is one big but experimental feature with this pull.
David Airlie sent in the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) driver updates today for targeting the Linux 4.5 kernel merge window.
We are one week into the two week merge window for the Linux 4.5 kernel. There have been multiple Phoronix articles daily about changes and new features of Linux 4.5. If you're looking at catching up on your reading this weekend, here is a look at the interesting changes that landed this week.
Neil Brown has sent in his final MD subsystem pull request. Past this Linux 4.5 work, he's stepping down.
For those relying upon the out-of-tree ZFS or Reiser4 file-systems, they have each been updated now to work with this week's release of the Linux 4.4 kernel.
As expected, AMD today finally released the Opteron A1100 "Seattle" SoC but sadly the 96Boards HuskyBoard or other lower-cost A1100-powered products have yet to be announced.
The F2FS file-system pull request is quite exciting while the XFS churn for the Linux 4.5 merge window isn't as meaty.
Patches have been posted several times now, but the Btrfs file-system is unlikely to offer support for LZ4 transparent file-system compression.
Greg Kroah-Hartman sent in his pull requests today for the various kernel subsystems he maintains, including the kernel's staging area.
The media updates for the Linux 4.5 kernel merge window are very heavy.
The cgroup v2 interface will be made official with the in-development Linux 4.5 kernel.
Ingo Molnar has already been sending in his many Git pull requests for the newly-opened Linux 4.5 merge window.
Following yesterday's tests of the Liquorix 4.3 kernel, a Phoronix reader pointed out another customized kernel I previously hadn't heard of: XanMod.
As anticipated, the Linux 4.4 kernel has been officially released.
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