Linux Kernel News Archives
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
Here are Bootchart results indicating the boot speed from the Linux 3.0 kernel through the latest Linux 3.6 development kernel.
14 September 2012 - Bootchart - 11 Comments
It's not even Friday yet, but there's more awkward entertainment today at the expense of Linux kernel trolls. The latest in the series of weird messages hitting the Linux kernel mailing list is a proposal to drop support for all CPU architectures but ARM and a new "invisible" file-system feature.
13 September 2012 - Trolling - 56 Comments
Interest in building the Linux kernel through the LLVM/Clang compiler rather than GCC continues to grow. The consolidated LLVMLinux project was announced last week.
11 September 2012 - LLVM Clang - 13 Comments
Inspired by the atomic mode-setting work of Intel, Rob Clark of Texas Instruments is seeking comments on his new nuclear page-flipping implementation for the Linux kernel DRM sub-system.
10 September 2012 - Nuclear Page-Flip - 4 Comments
The Linux 3.6-rc5 kernel was released on Friday evening, but this latest weekly development snapshot is too calm says Linus Torvalds.
9 September 2012 - Linux 3.6 Kernel
Sysprof, the system-wide profiler that can at fine detail track down and profile kernel and user-space processes on Linux, has seen a new major release with new features added.
8 September 2012 - Sysprof
It seems the crazies are back to invading the Linux kernel mailing list and/or have expanded their trolling cult. After it was proposed in August that Linux doesn't need x86-32 support and Linux doesn't need keyboard support, the latest proposal is to drop support for Ethernet, multi-monitor, multiple user accounts, and no more optical drive support.
7 September 2012 - The Crazies Are Back - 40 Comments
With most Linux developers now returning from San Diego where LinuxCon, the Linux Kernel Summit, and the Linux Plumbers Conference took place, Linus has released Linux 3.6-rc4.
1 September 2012 - Linux 3.6
A call was made during the Linux Plumbers Conference on Wednesday to deprecate the Linux kernel FBDEV support.
30 August 2012 - A Call - 23 Comments
Developers continue to work on support for allowing the LLVM/Clang compiler to build the mainline Linux kernel.
29 August 2012 - LLVM/Clang - 18 Comments
Aside from GStreamer 1.0, one of the other topics being talked about at this week's GStreamer Conference is V4L2.
27 August 2012 - V4L2 Progress - 3 Comments
It seems to be the season for trolling the Linux kernel mailing list with idiotic statements. After it was proposed a few days ago that the Linux kernel drop support for x86 32-bit, today's entertainment comes in the form of a Linux user seeking to have keyboard support as "obsolete input device support" from the Linux kernel tree.
27 August 2012 - Linux Kernel - 9 Comments
An alleged Linux user-space developer has called for dropping x86 32-bit support from the Linux kernel.
23 August 2012 - LKML Fun - 34 Comments
Six days after releasing the Linux 3.6-rc2 kernel, Linus has released the third test release of the forthcoming Linux 3.6.
22 August 2012 - Linux Kernel - 1 Comment
Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced that the Linux 3.4 kernel will be his next "-longterm" kernel that will be supported for at least the next two years.
20 August 2012 - Linux 3.4 - 7 Comments
A new Linux kernel file-system has been presented, LanyFS, a.k.a. the Lanyard File-System.
19 August 2012 - A New Linux FS - 21 Comments
While in development for nearly two years without merging, the adaptive tickless Linux kernel support is still being developed.
19 August 2012 - New Kernel - 5 Comments
KMSCON is turning out to be a successful and interesting project with high ambitions of being the leading terminal emulator for Linux while running from user-space.
18 August 2012 - KMSCON - 32 Comments
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