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These Are The Biggest Problems With Linux

Last week I asked What Are The Biggest Problems With Linux? and since then there have been more than 220 responses and tens of thousands of views regarding the biggest issues with Linux.

16 June 2012 - Linux Problems - 36 Comments
i.MX DRM Support Called For Staging

The driver developer responsible for the i.MX Image Processing Unit DRM driver has called for it to be ultimately pushed into the Linux kernel but first via the kernel's staging area.

15 June 2012 - DRM Driver - 1 Comment
Linux 3.5-rc1 Kernel Has Been Released

While the Linux 3.5-rc1 kernel was tagged on Saturday, the announcement didn't come out until today. Regardless, the Linux 3.5-rc1 kernel is now available with lots of interesting changes.

3 June 2012 - Linux 3.5 - 1 Comment
Finally: More DRM Driver Documentation

A developer while working to create a Renesas SH Mobile DRM driver ended up writing a fairly thorough DRM kernel framework documentation for those looking to write these kernel GPU drivers.

1 June 2012 - GPU DRM Drivers - 5 Comments
DRM Changes In Linux 3.5 Are Huge

This news item is coming a bit belated due to LinuxTag, but the DRM graphics driver pull went in last week for the Linux 3.5 kernel. The open-source kernel graphics driver changes this time around are absolutely huge, complete with three new KMS drivers.

29 May 2012 - GPU Drivers - 7 Comments
Xonar DGX, Other Soundly Linux Enhancements

The sound pull request for the Linux 3.5 kernel has went in this week. Aside from Linux now finally supporting Creative Sound Core3D sound cards, there's also some other interesting audio-related work for the kernel.

25 May 2012 - Linux 3.5 - 5 Comments
BCache For The Linux Kernel Still Being Tackled

BCache for the Linux kernel is still being worked on and is now up to its thirteenth revision prior to being merged into the mainline Linux kernel. BCache provides write-through and write-back caching as a new block device.

10 May 2012 - BCache - 6 Comments
ZFS File-System For Linux Is Still Around

While Btrfs, XFS, and EXT4 remain the far more popular choices when it comes to Linux file-systems, there still exists projects focused upon providing ZFS file-system support under Linux.

6 May 2012 - Sort Of - 23 Comments
Linux 3.4-rc5: Annoying, But Not Hugely Scary

The Linux 3.4-rc5 kernel was released on Sunday with an increased number of changes over its predecessor, which Linus Torvalds describes as annoying, but it shouldn't be "hugely scary" for those testing it out.

29 April 2012 - New Kernel - 3 Comments

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