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.
An alleged Linux user-space developer has called for dropping x86 32-bit support from the Linux kernel.
Six days after releasing the Linux 3.6-rc2 kernel, Linus has released the third test release of the forthcoming Linux 3.6.
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.
A new Linux kernel file-system has been presented, LanyFS, a.k.a. the Lanyard File-System.
While in development for nearly two years without merging, the adaptive tickless Linux kernel support is still being developed.
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.
Linus Torvalds put out the second release candidate for the Linux 3.6 kernel after allowing two weeks for its development but ignoring the "unnecessarily big and scary" changes.
The ARMv8 64-bit architecture enablement, officially known as AArch64, is still ongoing for the Linux kernel.
Canonical and others continue to hack on rudimentary support for graphics display switching for Apple MacBook laptops bearing multiple graphics processors.
More than a month ago I wrote about ARM working on Linux virtualization support via Xen. This work still hasn't landed in the mainline Linux kernel, but it continues to move along.
The first release candidate of the Linux 3.6 kernel is now available and she's packing many changes.
After being in development for years, the VFIO user-space driver interface has been merged into the mainline Linux kernel.
Following yesterday's news of a massive power regression within the Linux 3.5 kernel, James Bottomley has uncovered the kernel commit causing excessive power usage.
For at least some hardware, it looks like the Linux 3.5 kernel has regressed and is burning through noticeably more power than its predecessor.
Seth Jennings of IBM proposed that ZCache be moved out of the Linux kernel's staging area and be accepted officially into the mainline tree. However, that proposal is being criticized by an Oracle engineers as they have evidently "completely rewritten zcache" and will share it soon but still doesn't see a reason for the memory compression code to leave staging.
Two days after the Btrfs was updated with two big features for the Linux 3.6 kernel, the EXT4 file-system has now been updated for this next Linux kernel release.
The in-development Linux 3.6 kernel introduces an EFI handover protocol, which will ultimately lead to faster boot-ups and simpler EFI boot-loaders.
The Btrfs file-system update for the Linux 3.6 kernel is "a large btrfs update" with new features introduced to this next-generation file-system.
There's a few prominent changes for the DRM graphics drivers in the forthcoming Linux 3.6 kernel but overall it will be quite a boring release for open-source Linux graphics drivers.
Texas Instruments has published their initial Linux kernel patches for providing support for their forthcoming Keystone platform, which is an interesting ARM-based platform dealing with many-core SoCs using Cortex-A15s.
The Linux 3.5 kernel has been officially released.
With the release of the Linux 3.5 kernel expected in just a few days, here's some of the most exciting features to look forward to.
The FBLOG driver, which is a kernel frame-buffer driver just for displaying logs from the Linux kernel, continues to be revised and the code's author wants to push the driver into the mainline Linux kernel.
Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.5-rc7 kernel on Saturday afternoon and he's not too happy about it.
Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.5-rc6 kernel on Saturday night.
A German developer is seeking comments on patches he's written to create a DRM SoC framework for the Linux kernel.
ARM has today posted their set of patches that implements core Linux kernel support for AArch64, the ARM 64-bit architecture.
Linux developers have begun exploring the changes Microsoft has made to their HID (Human Interface Device) protocol for Windows 8 that will affect how new Windows-focused multi-touch devices function.
The Ultra KSM (UKSM) patch-set for the Linux kernel continues to be maintained for providing transparent full-system memory de-duplication for Linux.
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