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Linux Kernel News Archives

Samsung Ramps Up Linux Hiring, Development Efforts

Samsung Electronics has dramatically ramped up their Linux hiring and development efforts in the past three years and they are still on track for hiring another 20,000 Linux and open-source developers.
22 July 2013 - Samsung Linux - 8 Comments

MSM DRM/KMS Driver For Snapdragon Progresses

Rob Clark has posted the second version of his MSM DRM driver, an open-source reverse-engineered kernel Direct Rendering Manager driver for Qualcomm's "Snapdragon" SoCs.
22 July 2013 - Snapdragon DRM - 18 Comments

Linux 3.11-rc2 Kernel Packs In Mostly Normal Changes

Linus Torvalds on Sunday announced the second release candidate for the Linux 3.11 kernel.
21 July 2013 - Linux 3.11 - 7 Comments

Linus Torvalds Calls For More Linux Kernel Patches

Linus Torvalds is usually complaining about too many pull requests during the Linux kernel development cycle when past its merge window, but this time around he's complaining about too few patches this week. He's also proclaimed himself the Goldilocks of kernel development.
18 July 2013 - Torvalds Rant - 98 Comments

Linux 3.11-rc1 Kernel Released With Glorious Features

Linus Torvalds announced the Linux 3.11-rc1 release on Sunday afternoon.
14 July 2013 - Linux 3.11 - 11 Comments

The New & Best Features Of The Linux 3.11 Kernel

Nearing the end of the Linux 3.11 kernel with most (if not all) of the interesting pull requests merged, here's a look at the exciting features that will premiere in this next Linux kernel release.
12 July 2013 - Linux 3.11 - 1 Comment

Linux Kernels Can Now Be Compressed With LZ4

The Linux 3.11 kernel will support kernel images compressed using the LZ4 compression algorithm.
11 July 2013 - LZ4 Compression - 21 Comments

Published: A Power-Aware Scheduler For Linux

A Linux kernel scheduler that's power-aware and aims for offering power-efficient performance has been published. The developer behind this new Linux scheduler is presently seeking other developer feedback on his set of nine patches.
10 July 2013 - Power-Aware Scheduling - 1 Comment

XFS Changes Merged Into Linux 3.11 Kernel

Besides the Btrfs file-system updates that were merged today for the Linux 3.11 kernel, the XFS changes were also submitted and pulled.
9 July 2013 - XFS File-System - 1 Comment

A New Internet Draft Of HTTP 2.0 Published

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol Bis Working Group of the IETF has published a new Internet draft of the HTTP 2.0 protocol.
9 July 2013 - HTTP 2.0 - 13 Comments

The Extraordinary DRM Pull Request For Linux 3.11

David Airlie has submitted the DRM subsystem pull request for the Linux 3.11 kernel that is of monster size. The Radeon DRM kernel driver is now perhaps the single biggest Linux kernel driver by code size after the merging of its huge dynamic power management code addition.
9 July 2013 - DRM Changes For Linux 3.11 - 17 Comments

Linux Working On 5MHz, 10MHz Wireless Support

Linux wireless developers remain at work on support for 5 and 10MHz channels in order to prepare for future 802.11 standards.
9 July 2013 - Linux Wireless - 2 Comments

More ARM Changes For The Linux 3.11 Kernel

Beyond Xen and KVM virtualization coming to 64-bit ARM in the Linux 3.11, there's also other ARM architecture and SoC advancements within this next major kernel release.
4 July 2013 - ARM'ing Linux - 2 Comments

F2FS File-System In Linux 3.11 Gets Updated

Samsung's Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) has been updated for the Linux 3.11 merge window.
3 July 2013 - F2FS File-System - 2 Comments

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

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