Some patches from 2014 have been revived in hopes of addressing the Year 2038 problem for Linux file-systems.
With Linux 4.4 expected next weekend, here's a look at some of the early features we've already been talking about on Phoronix that should be on the table for the Linux 4.5 merge window.
Linus Torvalds tagged the release a short time ago of the Linux 4.4-rc8 kernel.
The mainline Linux kernel is up to 20.86 million lines spread across more than 52 thousand files, as the latest statistics for the kernel as we end out 2015.
Thomas Schoebel-Theuer on behalf of Germany's 1+1 Internet continues working on bringing MARS to the upstream Linux kernel.
Linus Torvalds has taken a break from the holidays to announce the seventh weekly release candidate for the Linux 4.4 kernel.
Linus Torvalds has just announced the release of Linux 4.4-rc6.
Lucas Stach has issued a pull request for the Etnaviv DRM driver for hoping to land this open-source, reverse-engineered DRM driver for Vivante graphics hardware into the Linux 4.5 kernel.
With Greg Kroah-Hartman being done with maintaining the Linux 4.2 kernel, Canonical's Kernel Team has stepped up to provide maintenance.
It's been a while since last having anything to report on about DRM driver changes for Samsung's Exynos ARM SoCs, but that's changed in preparation for Linux 4.5.
Rob Clark submitted his MSM-Next DRM driver changes today in preparation for the Linux 4.5 kernel cycle.
Linus Torvalds has just tagged the fifth weekly release candidate for the Linux 4.4 kernel.
While the Raspberry Pi DRM driver landed for Linux 4.4, with this forthcoming kernel release it doesn't expose any 3D hardware acceleration. However, it looks like that's coming for Linux 4.5
The fourth weekly release candidate to the Linux 4.4 kernel is now available.
The Linux 4.4-rc4 test kernel, which should be released later today, has a number of DRM driver fixes.
For those looking toward some fresh comparison numbers of EXT4, F2FS, XFS, and Btrfs on solid-state storage, here you go.
Linus Torvalds has continued his Sunday evening tradition of releasing new Linux kernel test builds: meet Linux 4.4-rc3.
For the past many years the Ubuntu Mainline Kernel PPA has generally been a reliable, quick, and easy manner of getting new mainline Linux kernel builds and to have the latest Git kernel fresh every morning. However, as of late, the Ubuntu Mainline Kernel PPA has been letting me down and I'm looking at setting up my own kernel build system for the community and also extend that to include some extra graphics patches, etc.
Following the recent Mesa 11.2-devel Git tests on Skylake I also ran a comparison to see if the OpenGL performance differed at all when comparing Linux 4.3.0 to Linux 4.4 in its second release candidate form.
If you've been curious about what the atomic mode-setting craze has been about within DRM/KMS drivers, here's a recent presentation on the matter.
Linus Torvalds has just released the second weekly test build for the Linux 4.4 kernel.
An unheard of independent developer has proclaimed designing a new, fast, and unbreakable encryption algorithm. While he admits to not being a mathematician or cryptoanalyst, he's wanting to get this encryption algorithm in the mainline Linux kernel and distributions.
Linus Torvalds announced today the first release candidate for Linux 4.4.
Con Kolivas has released the BFS scheduler v0.465 with support for the Linux 4.3 kernel.
With the Linux 4.3 Git tree at around 20.6 million lines of code, documentation, and utilities, I was curious to see whether the Linux 4.4 merge window was heavy enough to bump it over 21 million lines...
With the Linux 4.4 kernel the Lenovo Yoga 3 laptop owners out there will finally have support for using their ESC key.
Dave Chinner has now sent in the XFS file-system updates for the Linux 4.4 kernel.
It's usually not worth mentioning Kconfig changes for each new Linux kernel release, but this time around there is actually new functionality to point out.
With Linux 4.4 bringing important fixes for EXT4's native file-system-level encryption, several Phoronix readers have inquired about how to actually use this new functionality.
We're half-way through the Linux 4.4 kernel merge window so here's a recap of the features that have made it thus far for this next open-source kernel cycle.
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