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Matthew Garrett sent in the x86 platform driver updates on Tuesday that are going into the Linux 3.16 kernel. This pull request is interesting for Dell Latitude laptop owners.
11 June 2014 - Freefall - 20 Comments
While EXT4 didn't see any exciting changes for the Linux 3.16 merge window, the XFS and Btrfs file-systems are continuing to receive a great deal of upstream improvements.
11 June 2014 - XFS Linux 3.16 - 10 Comments
Samsung has sent in their F2FS pull request for the Linux 3.16 to provide a number of enhancements for the Flash Friendly File-System.
9 June 2014 - Flash-Friendly File-System - 8 Comments
The Linux 3.15 kernel has now been released.
8 June 2014 - Linux 3.15 - 18 Comments
The Linux 3.15 kernel isn't even expected for release until later today, but thanks to the Linux 3.16 merge window opening a week early to adjust to Linus Torvalds' upcoming schedule, we already have a good idea for a portion of the changes for the next kernel cycle.
8 June 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 7 Comments
The latest Linux 3.16 kernel pull request worth covering on Phoronix are the latest LLVMLinux patches for being able to compile the kernel with Clang rather than GCC.
8 June 2014 - Linux 3.16
KGraft is the SUSE-developed approach to live-patching the Linux kernel as another reboot-less option similar to Ksplice.
6 June 2014 - kGraft - 7 Comments
Rafael Wysocki has sent in his ACPI and power management pull that will target the next Linux kernel release cycle.
6 June 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 9 Comments
Takashi Iwai has sent in the sound-related updates for the Linux 3.16 kernel.
6 June 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 6 Comments
The HID/input pull request for the Linux 3.16 merge window has been sent in with some useful additions.
4 June 2014 - Input - 1 Comment
With the Linux 3.15 kernel expected for release within the next few days, here is a rundown of the top features that are introduced as part of this big kernel release.
4 June 2014 - Linux 3.15 - 3 Comments
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
Greg Kroah-Hartman has sent out his various pull requests for the Linux 3.16 kernel. Of the subsystems maintained by Greg KH, the staging area again represents a bulk of the user-interesting changes.
3 June 2014 - Linux Staging - 5 Comments
The latest excitement out of the merge window for the Linux 3.16 kernel is a plethora of ARM hardware improvements.
3 June 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 2 Comments
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 - 15 Comments
The Nokia N900 smartphone launched in 2009 and for a time was quite popular with Linux enthusiasts, now has a modem driver within the mainline Linux kernel.
2 June 2014 - N900 Modem Driver - 16 Comments
The eighth release candidate for the Linux 3.15 kernel has been released. The official release of Linux 3.15 should happen next week, but meanwhile Linus has decided to open the merge window for Linux 3.16 one week early.
1 June 2014 - Linux 3.15 - 6 Comments
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 - 13 Comments
Work on supporting ARM's CoreSight technology within the mainline Linux kernel is back underway.
30 May 2014 - CoreSight
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
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