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Linux Kernel News Archives

Linux 3.11: Bay Trail Audio, 32+ Sound Cards

The sound/audio kernel driver pull request has been submitted for the Linux 3.11 merge window. The changes this time around aren't too exciting, but there's the continued bettering of the Linux audio stack.
3 July 2013 - ALSA / Sound Changes - 12 Comments

EXT4 File-System Updated For Linux 3.11 Kernel

Ted Ts'o has already sent in his pull request for EXT4 file-system changes targeting the Linux 3.11 kernel.
2 July 2013 - EXT4 File-System - 8 Comments

Lustre File-System Client Heads To Linux 3.11

The staging pull has been submitted for the Linux 3.11 kernel merge window and with it comes client support for Lustre, the high-performance parallel distributed file-system.
1 July 2013 - Lustre - 1 Comment

Xen & KVM Come To 64-bit ARM On Linux

The Linux 3.11 kernel that's officially just been under development since last night's 3.10 release will feature support for KVM and Xen virtualization on 64-bit ARM (AArch64) hardware.
1 July 2013 - Linux 3.11

Feature-Rich Linux 3.10 Kernel Officially Released

The Linux 3.10 kernel, which yields the biggest changes in years, has been officially released this Sunday evening.
30 June 2013 - Linux 3.10 Kernel - 28 Comments

Kernel Patches Start Coming For 2013 MacBook Air

The Linux support for Apple's new Haswell-based MacBook Air is less than desirable, but at least it's on the path to getting better.
30 June 2013 - Input Patches - 10 Comments

DRM Changes In Linux 3.11 Might Be The Biggest Ever

The in-kernel DRM graphics driver changes lined up for the Linux 3.11 kernel are possibly the biggest set of Direct Rendering Manager changes ever, but it looks unlikely that the VIA KMS driver will be merged for this release.
30 June 2013 - drm-next - 2 Comments

Intel Readies Its Last Graphics Changes For Linux 3.11

After having already prepared a number of changes for the Intel graphics driver in the upcoming Linux 3.11 kernel, Intel OTC has now published their last batch of changes they hope to see merged into this next kernel merge window.
28 June 2013 - Linux 3.11 Kernel - 3 Comments

A New DRM Driver Is Coming To Linux 3.11 Kernel

Beyond the exciting Radeon DRM driver changes that includes the long-awaited dynamic power management support and also initial support for the HD 8000 "Sea Islands" hardware, there will also be a new DRM driver to premiere with the Linux 3.11 kernel.
27 June 2013 - Linux 3.11 DRM - 2 Comments

Native Linux Kernel Module Is Out For Microsoft exFAT

A Linux developer has released a native Linux kernel module for implementing Microsoft exFAT file-system support within the Linux kernel. This is different than earlier exFAT Linux modules that were implemented via FUSE in user-space.
25 June 2013 - exFAT - 73 Comments

"SimpleDRM" Driver Published For Simple KMS

David Herrmann, the Linux developer that has a mission to kill the Linux kernel console, published the code on Monday for a "SimpleDRM" graphics driver.
24 June 2013 - SimpleDRM - 4 Comments

The Linux 3.10 Kernel Might Be One Week Away

The Linux 3.10-rc7 kernel was released today and if all goes according to plan this will be the last release candidate prior to the official release of the Linux 3.10 kernel.
22 June 2013 - Linux 3.10 Kernel - 1 Comment

Linux 3.10-rc6 Kernel Brings In More Fixes

Linus Torvalds has released the Linux 3.10-rc6 kernel on Saturday afternoon. While there's still some time ahead before the official Linux 3.10 kernel release, the rate of change appears to be slowing.
15 June 2013 - Linux 3.10-rc6 - 5 Comments

EnhanceIO, Bcache & DM-Cache Benchmarked

Three different Linux disk caching methods for the Linux kernel were compared: EnhanceIO, Bcache, and DM-Cache. But which of these disk caching methods is the fastest when mixing SSDs and HDDs? Here's some results.
11 June 2013 - Linux Benchmarks - 4 Comments

Looking Forward To The Linux 3.11 Kernel

While the Linux 3.10 kernel hasn't even been released yet and won't be out for a couple weeks -- and it boasts a great number of new features and functionality -- the Linux 3.11 kernel will be even better. Here's what we know so far.
10 June 2013 - Linux 3.11 - 3 Comments

The Best Features Of The Linux 3.10 Kernel

The Linux 3.10 kernel is slowly getting ready for release in the coming weeks. If you haven't been closely following Phoronix in the past few months of Linux 3.10 feature development, here's a brief overview of some of the best and most interesting features to be found in the next version of the Linux kernel.
9 June 2013 - Linux 3.10 - 3 Comments

Linux 3.10-rc5 Kernel Continues A Worrying Trend

The fifth release candidate to the Linux 3.10 kernel is now available. Unfortunately, the changes merged in the past week continue to be too great to be to Torvalds' liking.
9 June 2013 - Linux 3.10 - 9 Comments

VIA DRM Driver Finally Proposed For Mainline Linux

It looks like with the Linux 3.11 kernel there is finally the potential for the VIA DRM graphics driver that's long been in development to enter the mainline kernel source tree.
8 June 2013 - Linux 3.11 - 5 Comments

Linux KVM Virtualization For MIPS Hardware

Newly published Linux kernel patches provide support for Linux KVM-based hardware virtualization on the MIPS architecture via the MIPS-VZ extensions.
8 June 2013 - MIPS - 1 Comment

TPPS: A New Linux Kernel I/O Scheduler

The Tiny Parallel Proportion Scheduler (TPPS) is a new I/O scheduler for Linux to appear on the kernel mailing list.
5 June 2013 - TPPS Scheduler - 7 Comments

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