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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.
26 July 2012 - Btrfs - 24 Comments
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.
26 July 2012 - DRM Linux 3.6 - 8 Comments
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.
24 July 2012 - Keystone Platform - 3 Comments
The Linux 3.5 kernel has been officially released.
21 July 2012 - Linux 3.5 - 4 Comments
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.
17 July 2012 - Release Forthcoming - 10 Comments
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.
15 July 2012 - Version 3 - 4 Comments
Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.5-rc7 kernel on Saturday afternoon and he's not too happy about it.
15 July 2012 - Linus Not Happy - 16 Comments
Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.5-rc6 kernel on Saturday night.
8 July 2012 - New Version
A German developer is seeking comments on patches he's written to create a DRM SoC framework for the Linux kernel.
8 July 2012 - DRM SoC
ARM has today posted their set of patches that implements core Linux kernel support for AArch64, the ARM 64-bit architecture.
6 July 2012 - AArch64 - 14 Comments
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.
3 July 2012 - Multi-Touch - 8 Comments
The Ultra KSM (UKSM) patch-set for the Linux kernel continues to be maintained for providing transparent full-system memory de-duplication for Linux.
1 July 2012 - UKSM - 8 Comments
To end out June, Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.5-rc5 kernel on Saturday night. He asks if there's any pending regressions but overall believes there is nothing really worrisome as the Linux 3.5 kernel nears.
30 June 2012 - Linux 3.5 Kernel
As part of a GSoC project through the Linux Foundation, some of the popular open-source DRM graphics drivers are being back-ported to older Linux kernel releases.
28 June 2012 - Being Done - 13 Comments
Linus Torvalds has done another Sunday -RC release of the Linux 3.5 kernel. So far the trend is that the Linux 3.5 release is looking quite good.
24 June 2012 - Weekly RC - 1 Comment
RIFS-ES V1 has been published as a new interactivity favor scheduler for the Linux kernel.
19 June 2012 - New Scheduler - 149 Comments
Appearing this weekend on the Linux kernel mailing list was a new frame-buffer driver with the sole purpose of the "fblog" driver being for showing the kernel logs.
17 June 2012 - New Driver - 12 Comments
The third release candidate of the Linux 3.5 kernel was made available on Saturday night.
17 June 2012 - Linux 3.5-rc3 - 7 Comments
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
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
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