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The Intel Graphics Changes For The Linux 4.2 Kernel

While for weeks we've already been writing about the forthcoming Linux 4.2 development cycle, including the Intel DRM kernel improvements, Daniel Vetter of Intel OTC has provided a nice overview of what's coming to Linux 4.2 for Intel graphics.

1 June 2015 - Linux 4.2 i915 - Add A Comment
Linux 4.2 To Support The EFI System Resource Table

The Linux 4.2 kernel cycle that will soon officially commence will be adding support for the EFI System Resource Table (ESRT) in order to allow the updating of UEFI/BIOS on modern systems from the Linux desktop.

31 May 2015 - Linux 4.2 EFI - 4 Comments
Linux 4.1-rc5 Kernel Released

While Linux 4.1-rc4 was late, the fifth release candidate to the Linux 4.1 kernel is back out to being on Torvalds' usual Sunday release schedule.

24 May 2015 - Linux 4.1 - Add A Comment
Linux 4.1-rc4 Kernel Arrives A Day Late

Linus Torvalds released the Linux 4.1-rc4 kernel a short time ago, which is coming a day later than Torvalds' usual tradition of releasing new kernel versions on Sunday afternoons.

18 May 2015 - Linux 4.1 - 2 Comments
AMD Radeon R9 290: Linux 4.0 vs. Linux 4.1 Git

Now that the Linux 4.1 kernel is starting to stabilize, I just started some Radeon DRM open-source graphics tests from this new kernel. So far I did some preliminary tests with the AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics card.

6 May 2015 - Linux 4.1 Radeon DRM - 13 Comments
Lucid Sleep Support Is Being Worked On For The Upstream Linux Kernel

Chrome OS supports "Lucid Sleep", which is a mode of allowing the system to carry out various tasks while the system is in a low-power mode or even suspended, and similar to Microsoft InstantGo. This feature, which allows for tasks like checking of new emails or instant messages while the system is suspended, is being worked on for (hopeful) eventual upstreaming into the mainline Linux kernel.

1 May 2015 - Lucid Sleep - 16 Comments
The Many Features Of The Linux 4.1 Kernel

The Linux 4.1 kernel merge window has been open now for two weeks and will most likely be closed by Linus Torvalds this evening. For those curious about the Linux 4.1 features, here's a look at the newest additions to the mainline Linux kernel!

26 April 2015 - Linux 4.1 - Add A Comment
DRM Graphics Updates Sent In For The Linux 4.1 Kernel

David Airlie has sent in the big pile of DRM subsystem updates for the Linux 4.1 kernel that includes significant work to the Radeon, Intel, and Nouveau drivers along with the DRM ARM drivers and the introduction of the new VGEM driver.

20 April 2015 - Radeon + Intel + Nouveau - 7 Comments
Features Thus Far For The Linux 4.1 Kernel

We're just into week one of two for the Linux 4.1 kernel merge window. Here's a look at the pull requests thus far that are making for an exciting Linux 4.1 when it comes to new features and functionality.

19 April 2015 - Linux 4.1 - 1 Comment

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