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Intel's next-generation Skylake processors are starting to take shape with the Linux 3.19 kernel.
20 December 2014 - Skylake
The x86 platform driver changes for the Linux 3.19 kernel have been submitted and they include some noteworthy improvements for many Linux laptop owners.
19 December 2014 - x86 Platform Drivers - 3 Comments
The KVM changes have been queued up and called for pulling into the Linux 3.19 kernel.
19 December 2014 - Kernel-based Virtual Machine - 6 Comments
For those that didn't hear the news yet, multiple Linux x86_64 vulnerabilities were made public this week.
18 December 2014 - Linux x86_64
Nearly one month ago back during the Linux 3.18 release candidates there was a worrisome regression uncovered by kernel developers, but now with the Linux 3.19 merge window nearly over, that issue still has yet to be firmly addressed.
18 December 2014 - Dave Jones' Bug - 8 Comments
The Ceph file-system in Linux 3.19 will support inline data to offer performance improvements for some operations.
18 December 2014 - Inline Data For Ceph
One of the latest pull requests for the Linux 3.19 kernel is the input driver subsystem pull, which includes numerous updates along with a few new drivers. The new drivers will benefit some Google Chromebooks in running the latest upstream kernel.
16 December 2014 - Input
The Barbershop Load Distribution (BLD) CPU load distribution technique has been updated for the mainline Linux 3.18 kernel.
16 December 2014 - Barbershop - 7 Comments
The "eXt73" patch-set aspires to yield faster kernel performance and better power efficiency. Independent benchmarks published of the eXt73 patch-set indicate faster performance out of the patched Linux kernel, but these patches do come at a cost for end-users.
16 December 2014 - eXt73 - 59 Comments
The latest Linux 3.19 kernel changes to talk about is the staging pull request that was sent in a short time ago by Greg Kroah-Hartman.
15 December 2014 - Staging - 7 Comments
We're now half-way through the Linux 3.19 kernel merge window so here's a recap of the most interesting features that have been merged thus far for what will become the first major Linux kernel release of 2015.
15 December 2014 - Linux 3.19
One week into the merge window for the Linux 3.19 kernel, the DRM subsystem pull request was sent in this morning by Red Hat's David Airlie. There's a lot of interesting kernel graphics driver changes abound for Linux 3.19!
15 December 2014 - DRM Graphics - 2 Comments
The Linux 3.19 kernel is set to introduce support for the CoreSight framework and implementations for a few SBC boards.
14 December 2014 - CoreSight
Within the in-development Linux 3.19 kernel is now support for LZ4 compression for SquashFS, the read-only file-system commonly used by various Linux distribution live CDs.
14 December 2014 - SquashFS - 2 Comments
The multi-queue block layer (blk-mq) will be in even better shape with the upcoming Linux 3.19 kernel.
14 December 2014 - blk-mq
Beyond the DRM graphics improvements for Linux 3.19 affecting the most common kernel graphics drivers, the STI driver will too see improvements for this next kernel version.
13 December 2014 - STI
Btrfs maintainer and Facebook employee Chris Mason sent in his Btrfs file-system updates for the Linux 3.19 merge window.
12 December 2014 - Btrfs
One of the latest pull requests for the Linux 3.19 kernel is the XFS file-system changes.
12 December 2014 - XFS - 2 Comments
The latest pull request of interest to us for the Linux 3.19 merge window is the sound driver updates.
11 December 2014 - Linux 3.19 - 16 Comments
Ted Ts'o has sent in the EXT4 file-system changes for the Linux 3.19 kernel merge window.
11 December 2014 - EXT4 - 2 Comments
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