The super exciting DRM subsystem updates for Linux 4.6 have been mailed in and it's one of the most exciting open-source DRM display/graphics driver updates in recent releases.
Linus Torvalds has honored the request to land the "objtool" stack frame validation support for the Linux 4.6 kernel.
Many XFS file-system changes can be found in the upcoming Linux 4.6 kernel release.
The USB changes were made known this week for the Linux 4.6 kernel cycle.
While F2FS still doesn't seem to have been utilized yet by any large, wide-scale deployments as the flash file-system of choice, this Linux file-system continues to mature.
Here is another big feature coming for the Linux 4.6 kernel.
Greg Kroah-Hartman on Thursday submitted his pull request of the staging area changes for targeting the Linux 4.6 kernel.
There are a number of ARM64/AArch64 architectural improvements heading in for the Linux 4.6 kernel.
EFI-enabled systems will see some nice improvements with the upcoming Linux 4.6 kernel.
The EXT4 file-system updates for the in-development Linux 4.6 kernel are varied, but there are some notable enhancements.
The Linux kernel's ACPI and power management subsystem maintainer, Rafael Wysocki, today sent out the latest patches on a new governor for the CPUFreq CPU frequency scaling driver for the Linux kernel.
In recent kernel cycles we've seen more and more x86 Assembly code get rewritten in C and for Linux 4.6 this process has continued.
The power management updates for Linux 4.6 are quite hearty.
If Linus Torvalds agrees to honor the pull, the Linux 4.6 kernel will feature an in-kernel debugger with full x86/x86_64 disassembler support.
Besides the 4.6 scheduler updates, another interesting pull request today by Ingo Molnar are the mm updates.
Ingo Molnar is once again very punctual with sending his pull requests in right away for the next Linux kernel merge window for the numerous areas he oversees as the maintainer. One of his interesting pull requests this morning is of the scheduler updates.
Linus Torvalds went ahead and released Linux 4.5 over the night.
With Linux 4.5 expected this weekend, I've been running some more, one-off tests of this new kernel. One of the latest test runs was looking at the power use of the kernel on an Intel Haswell ultrabook.
With Linux 4.5 likely coming out this weekend, here's a look at some of the new features/functionality coming for Linux 4.6 -- with this article looking at a portion of the expected DRM driver changes.
With Linux 4.5 expected this weekend, Daniel Vetter of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center has offered a glimpse of what's coming with the i915 graphics driver changes of Linux 4.6.
Back in 2014 is when longtime open-source graphics driver developer Jerome Glisse began pushing his patches for Heterogeneous Memory Management in the Linux kernel while that work is still ongoing but has now been renewed.
With Linux 4.5 looking like it will release next weekend, here's a look at my favorite features/changes of Linux 4.5
Linus Torvalds announced the availability just moments ago of the Linux 4.5-rc7 weekly kernel test release.
Besides the exciting Intel DRM-Next improvements talked about this weekend, Freedreno's MSM DRM driver for Qualcomm SoCs has gained some new capabilities for the upcoming Linux 4.6 cycle.
For those running Fedora 23, the Linux 4.4 kernel has been pushed down as a stable update for the operating system.
For those wondering whether the open-source VC4 graphics driver stack would work out-of-the-box on the new Raspberry Pi 3...
Linus Torvalds just did an early Sunday morning release of the sixth weekly release candidate for the Linux 4.5 kernel.
We have already covered AMD Linux 4.5 graphics tests and Nouveau graphics tests from this latest in-development version of the Linux kernel. If you've been wondering about any Intel HD Graphics performance changes out of Linux 4.5, here are some benchmarks.
Linus Torvalds ended up doing a Saturday release of the latest Linux 4.5 development kernel.
Linus Torvalds has announced the release today of the Linux 4.5-rc4 kernel.
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