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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
There's support for several new ARM SoC platforms with the upcoming Linux 3.14 kernel.
23 January 2014 - New ARM Support - 13 Comments
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
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's Dual Action Gamepad is now supported under the next Linux kernel release.
22 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 Kernel - 4 Comments
The battery update to the Linux 3.14 kernel provides a new power supply notifier.
22 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 Kernel
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
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
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
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
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
The latest Linux 3.14 kernel activity is the Intel MID update.
20 January 2014 - Intel MID Linux 3.14 - 2 Comments
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
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
While it's coming late, the Linux 3.13 kernel is now available.
19 January 2014 - Linux 3.13 Kernel - 12 Comments
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
The cross rename support is up to its third revision for hopeful inclusion soon in the mainline Linux kernel. The kernel work is to ultimately allow for two files to be exchanged in the file renaming process.
13 January 2014 - Cross Rename
We're finally nearing the end of the Linux 3.13 development cycle and while this kernel delivers on many exciting improvements, we already can't wait to start talking more about the Linux 3.14 kernel with the continuous evolution of open-source software.
12 January 2014 - The Pi Kernel - 1 Comment
The Linux.Conf.Au 2014 conference has ended and Linus Torvalds now went ahead to release the Linux 3.13-rc8 kernel. This release isn't very exciting but is being intentionally dragged out.
12 January 2014 - Linux 3.13-rc8
Samsung's F2FS isn't the only Linux file-system receiving new features but the Btrfs developers are currently baking some new treats of their own.
9 January 2014 - Btrfs File-System - 7 Comments
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