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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 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
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 - Add A Comment
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
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 - Add A Comment
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
Intel Begins Lining Up Graphics Changes For Linux 3.11

While the Linux 3.10 kernel is only mid-way through its development cycle, the Intel Open-Source Technology Center has already begun piling up many changes they would like merged for their DRM graphics driver into Linux 3.11.

29 May 2013 - Linux 3.11 - 6 Comments
Linux's "Ondemand" Governor Is No Longer Fit

By default the Linux kernel uses the "ondemand" CPU frequency governor for achieving maximum clock frequency when system load is high and a lower clock frequency when the system is idle. However, it turns out that for at least modern Intel CPUs, this is likely no longer the case. This default kernel choice may lead to poor battery life and performance for modern Linux systems.

17 May 2013 - Ondemand Governor - Add A Comment

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