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The Linux 3.14 Kernel Has Been Released With Great Features

As expected after writing about the imminent Linux 3.14 a few hours ago, Linus Torvalds did a late Sunday night release of this next major kernel upgrade... There's new hardware support, stabilized Intel Broadwell graphics support, the SCHED_DEADLINE scheduler, AMD Cryptographic Coprocessor support, TCP auto-corking, Kernfs, and a whole lot more.

31 March 2014 - Linux 3.14 - 23 Comments
Facebook To Trial Btrfs Deployments

While it should come as no surprise given that Facebook recently hired multiple Btrfs file-system developers, but they will be trying out the Btrfs file-system within real-world deployments at the social networking company.

27 March 2014 - Facebook - 18 Comments
Recapping The Top Changes Of The Linux 3.14 Kernel

With development of the Linux 3.14 kernel coming to an end and its official release potentially coming in a few days, here's a recap of some of the top features and changes for this next major kernel version.

18 March 2014 - Linux 3.14 Changes - 1 Comment
A TTM Graphics Performance Fix To Go Into Linux 3.14

While it's late into the Linux 3.14 kernel development cycle, a patch that was introduced in Linux 3.13 with an aim of improving open-source graphics driver performance for TTM-based drivers is now being reverted since for some situations it instead decreased the performance.

12 March 2014 - TTM - 1 Comment
DRM Kernel Log Renderer Proposed For Linux

One of the long-standing proclaimed benefits of Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) graphics drivers for the Linux kernel was that it would be possible to have "Blue Screen of Death"-like error messages in cases of kernel issues. That feature is now closer to being realized while also advancing another goal of disabling VT support within the Linux kernel.

6 March 2014 - DRM Driver - 13 Comments

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