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The sound pull request for the Linux 3.7 kernel was finally sent in today and it provides a few new features for the Linux kernel audio drivers, including run-time power savings support.
8 October 2012 - Linux Kernel - 6 Comments
The pull request for the EXT4 file-system updates targeting the Linux 3.7 kernel were sent in on Friday afternoon by Theodore Ts'o.
5 October 2012 - EXT4 Update
Announced this morning on the kernel mailing list was F2FS, a new open-source Linux file-system that comes courtesy of Samsung.
5 October 2012 - New Linux File-System - 26 Comments
The Linux 3.6 kernel isn't even one week old, but the Linux 3.7 kernel is already looking very exciting with enough changes for an open-source enthusiast to be giddy.
5 October 2012 - Many Changes - 24 Comments
Part 1 of the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) pull for the Linux 3.7 kernel was merged this morning.
4 October 2012 - DRM Linux 3.7 - 1 Comment
Yet another change for the Linux 3.7 kernel is that the JFS file-system now supports the SSD TRIM command.
3 October 2012 - JFS TRIM - 4 Comments
The Linux 3.7 kernel gets even more exciting with the merging of ARM multi-platform support. This work allows for a single Linux kernel build to contain support for multiple ARM SoCs/platforms.
3 October 2012 - ARM Multiplatform - 3 Comments
Greg Kroah-Hartman has already sent in the Linux kernel staging driver changes for the Linux 3.7 kernel.
2 October 2012 - Linux 3.7 Staging
The perf performance counters sub-system and utility are seeing some mighty improvements with the Linux 3.7 kernel.
1 October 2012 - Linux perf - 7 Comments
The HID feature pull request has been merged into Linus Torvalds' tree today with a number of input changes.
1 October 2012 - Wiimote - 11 Comments
The Linux 3.7 kernel will feature support for the ARM 64-bit architecture (ARM64), which is officially known as AArch64.
1 October 2012 - Linux 3.7 64-bit ARM - 2 Comments
Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.6 kernel on Sunday afternoon.
30 September 2012 - Linux 3.6 - 8 Comments
A revised patch-set was published a few days ago that can make meta-data operations for the Btrfs file-system approximately 20% faster.
30 September 2012 - Btrfs - 7 Comments
The Reiser4 file-system has been ported to the Linux 3.5 kernel.
26 September 2012 - Patches Posted - 23 Comments
The Linux 3.6 kernel is about ready says Linus Torvalds.
24 September 2012 - Linux 3.6
Rob Clark of Texas Instruments talked more at length today during XDC2012 about the atomic mode-setting / nuclear page-flipping plans.
21 September 2012 - Atomic - 1 Comment
One of the areas where the Linux kernel is still catching up with compared to Windows is power management for some classes of hardware and with that the ACPI support. While there is some level of ACPI 5.0 support, other features are still being tackled for the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface.
17 September 2012 - ACPI 5.0 - 6 Comments
The Linux 3.6-rc6 kernel was released over the weekend while the final release is expected to land soon.
17 September 2012 - Linux 3.6 - 3 Comments
The Linux 3.6 kernel is set to make its official debut in the coming weeks and -- as usual -- there's many interesting features to this next major open-source kernel release.
15 September 2012 - Linux 3.6 - 5 Comments
A commit within the in-development Linux 3.6 kernel has caused the PostgreSQL database server workload to regress by 15~20%. Fortunately, the commit has been spotted.
15 September 2012 - PostgreSQL - 3 Comments
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