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Linux Kernel News Archives

EXT4 File-System Updates For The Linux 3.14 Kernel

The EXT4 file-system pull request has been submitted for the Linux 3.14 kernel merge window.
28 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 EXT4 - 8 Comments

Xtensa Gains SMP Support In Linux 3.14 Kernel

The Xtensa architecture code in the Linux 3.14 kernel will support symmetric multi-processing with this new kernel.
25 January 2014 - Xtensa

TCP Auto Corking Comes To The Linux 3.14 Kernel

TCP auto corking and other new features is coming to the next Linux kernel release.
25 January 2014 - TCP Auto Corking

The Linux 3.14 Kernel Already Has Many Exciting Features

While the Linux 3.14 kernel merge window is barely half way over, there's already a ton of exciting changes to make this yet another very interesting kernel update. Here's some of what end-users can expect to see out of Linux 3.14 in terms of improvements and new functionality.
24 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 Kernel - 2 Comments

FBDEV Is Still Not Deprecated In The Linux Kernel

One and a half years ago there was a call for deprecating the Linux kernel's frame-buffer support but that still hasn't happened and the FBDEV support continues to advance, including with the in-development Linux 3.14 kernel.
24 January 2014 - FBDEV Linux 3.14

New ARM Platforms Supported By Linux 3.14 Kernel

There's support for several new ARM SoC platforms with the upcoming Linux 3.14 kernel.
23 January 2014 - New ARM Support - 13 Comments

SimpleDRM Driver Gets A Major Rewrite

David Herrmann has announced his latest work on his SimpleDRM driver plan for the Linux kernel along with a new sysfb concept. These latest eleven patches are considered a "major rewrite" of the earlier SimpleDRM code.
23 January 2014 - SimpleDRM & Sysfb

F2FS Gets Improved Read/Write Performance

The Samsung-developed Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) will exhibit improved read/write performance for some workloads with the Linux 3.14 kernel.
22 January 2014 - Flash-Friendly File-System - 8 Comments

Logitech Dual Action Pads Supported By Linux 3.14

Logitech's Dual Action Gamepad is now supported under the next Linux kernel release.
22 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 Kernel - 4 Comments

Linux 3.14 Kernel Gets A Power Supply Notifier

The battery update to the Linux 3.14 kernel provides a new power supply notifier.
22 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 Kernel

Broadwell Audio, Better PM For Sound In Linux 3.14

The latest pull request for the Linux 3.14 kernel worth commenting on and discussing at Phoronix is the sound/audio updates for this next version of the Linux kernel. The sound updates for Linux 3.14 are quite exciting (though not nearly as exciting as a Linux-friendly multi-million dollar home entertainment system) and includes new hardware enablement, better power management, and other Linux sound driver improvements.
21 January 2014 - Sound Improvements

Linux 3.14: Generic CPU Boost, P-State Improvements

The ACPI and power management updates for the Linux 3.14 kernel have a wide range of changes, including updates to Intel's new P-State CPUfreq driver, various fixes, and other CPUfreq improvements.
21 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 - 3 Comments

Memory Protection Extensions Not Done For Linux 3.14

The Intel MPX support, a feature of next year's "Skylake" processors, isn't yet done for the Linux kernel but the early infrastructure work will land with the Linux 3.14 kernel.
21 January 2014 - Intel MPX - 5 Comments

USB & Staging Driver Changes For The Linux 3.14 Kernel

Besides the sysfs to Kernfs changes that were submitted on Monday by a Greg Kroah-Hartman pull request, also submitted were pull requests for the USB and staging areas of the kernel for the Linux 3.14 release.
21 January 2014 - Greg KH

Linux Kernel's Sysfs Logic Turns Into "Kernfs" For 3.14

The Linux 3.14 kernel is getting Kernfs, which is the splitting of the sysfs logic into an independent entity so other kernel subsystems can more easily implement their own virtual file-system.
20 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 Kernfs

Intel Merrifield MID Support Landing In Linux 3.14

The latest Linux 3.14 kernel activity is the Intel MID update.
20 January 2014 - Intel MID Linux 3.14 - 2 Comments

Linux 3.14 To Support EFI Kexec Capability

Kexec will be supported on EFI-based systems with the Linux 3.14 kernel that just officially entered development this morning.
20 January 2014 - Kexec - 2 Comments

SCHED_DEADLINE To Be Added To Linux 3.14 Kernel

Less than 24 hours after the Linux 3.13 kernel release there's already interesting Git pull requests submitted for Linux 3.14.
20 January 2014 - SCHED_DEADLINE - 15 Comments

The Linux 3.13 Kernel Has Been Released

While it's coming late, the Linux 3.13 kernel is now available.
19 January 2014 - Linux 3.13 Kernel - 12 Comments

KDBUS Kernel D-Bus Code Continues Advancing

While KDBUS isn't yet ready for merging into the mainline Linux kernel, work on this kernel D-Bus implementation continues moving forward in step with systemd.
16 January 2014 - KDBUS - 5 Comments

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