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Scheduler Changes Queued For Linux 3.16

Among other pull requests in the past day like the new staging work and the plethora of ARM enhancements, Ingo Molnar sent in his scheduler changes for the Linux 3.16 kernel.

4 June 2014 - Linux Scheduler - Add A Comment
Blk-mq Is Almost Feature Complete & Fast With Linux 3.16

Merged for the Linux 3.13 kernel was the multi-queue block layer allows for better SSD performance with reduced latency and by balancing I/O workload across multiple CPU cores and supporting multiple hardware queues. With the upcoming Linux 3.16 kernel, the "blk-mq" code is expected to be feature complete and deliver great performance.

2 June 2014 - Block Multi-Queue - Add A Comment
Intel & Radeon DRM Drivers Get Last Minute 3.15 Fixes

Fallout from the many changes introduced early on in the Linux 3.15 kernel cycle are almost all addressed and this next kernel release should happen in the very near future. As some last minute work are some notable fixes for the Intel and Radeon DRM graphics drivers.

30 May 2014 - Linux 3.15 - Add A Comment
Linux 3.15 Kernel I/O Scheduler Benchmarks

After writing yesterday about the BFQ I/O scheduler update with its hopeful intentions of landing within the mainline Linux kernel, some readers wrote in about updated I/O scheduler results... Here they are.

28 May 2014 - I/O Scheduler - 3 Comments
Tux3 Gets Harshly Criticized Over Code Quality

On Friday the Tux3 file-system was called for review and offered to the mainline Linux kernel. Tux3 has been under development for more than six years but it seems that even after all this time and improvements, the code quality still isn't the best and the work is being scrutinized.

19 May 2014 - Tux3 File-System - 19 Comments
SUSE Posts kGraft, Red Hat Posts Kpatch Patches

SUSE developers yesterday posted their sixteen patches for implementing their kGraft live kernel patching mechanism in the mainline Linux kernel as an alternative to Ksplice. Red Hat has immediately followed-up by posting their kernel patches to Kpatch, their new approach to live patching a running Linux kernel.

1 May 2014 - Kernel Patching - 5 Comments
Canonical Is Taking Over Linux 3.13 Kernel Maintenance

Greg Kroah-Hartman released the Linux 3.13.11 kernel this week and then called it end-of-life with the Linux 3.14 kernel now being available. However, the Ubuntu Kernel Team at Canonical has now pledged to take up the upstream maintenance of the 3.13 kernel.

23 April 2014 - Linux 3.13 - 11 Comments

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