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Linux 3.8 To Linux 3.14 Intel DRM Graphics Benchmarks

The latest benchmarks to share with you all are some tests done of all major Linux kernel releases from Linux 3.8 through Linux 3.13 and including the latest drm-next code that will land in the Linux 3.14 kernel. Here's a look at whether Intel Haswell HD Graphics users can expect any more performance improvements out of Linux 3.14 on the graphics front.

28 January 2014 - Kernel Testing - 9 Comments
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 - Add A Comment
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 - Add A Comment
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 - Add A Comment
Cross-Rename Support Closer For The Linux Kernel

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 - Add A Comment
Possible Features For The Linux 3.14 Kernel

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 3.13 Kernel Has Many Improvements

With development dragging on for the Linux 3.13 kernel until the middle of January, here's a recap of some of the most important changes that landed into Linux 3.13 that either provided new features, performance improvements, or are worth noting for one reason or another. There's also a rundown of all the Linux kernel benchmarks we've done on this new kernel to date.

9 January 2014 - Recap Time - 2 Comments

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