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10 June 2012 - Open Question - 232 Comments
Patches on Sunday were published for the Linux kernel that provide PRAMFS, a persistent, non-volatile RAM-based file-system.
10 June 2012 - PRFAMFS - 12 Comments
Prior to taking a week-long holiday where he will be mostly "MIA", Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.5-rc2 kernel.
9 June 2012 - Linux 3.5 Kernel
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
The Btrfs pull request for the Linux 3.5 kernel went in on Friday, but it's not particularly exciting.
3 June 2012 - Btrfs Update - 3 Comments
The pull request for the EXT4 file-system in the Linux 3.5 kernel and there's one prominent new feature.
1 June 2012 - Update - 14 Comments
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
Another DRM pull request for the Linux 3.5 kernel has been issued. This extra pull provides the DRM DMA-BUF PRIME mmap/vmap support.
31 May 2012 - More Patches - 1 Comment
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
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 - 3 Comments
For the Linux 3.5 kernel there will be better touch/input device support.
24 May 2012 - Input
The Linux 3.4 kernel was released to end out the weekend of Linus Torvalds' with this major kernel release highlighting several new Linux features.
21 May 2012 - Linux 3.4 - 4 Comments
Version 2 of the Rotary Interactivity Favor Scheduler (RIFS) was published on Friday. The RIFS scheduler for the Linux kernel is designed for driving a low-latency Linux desktop.
13 May 2012 - RIFS Scheduler - 145 Comments
The final release of the Linux 3.4 kernel is about one week away, but until then there is the 3.4-rc7 kernel to take for a spin.
13 May 2012 - Linux 3.4
The DMA-BUF PRIME support in the popular open-source Linux graphics drivers is coming together for the Linux 3.5 kernel to allow for GPU offloaded rendering.
12 May 2012 - GPU Offloading - 18 Comments
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
The Btrfs file-system was again brought up at UDS for discussion surrounding the plans for this next-generation Linux file-system in Ubuntu 12.10.
10 May 2012 - Btrfs Planning - 3 Comments
Ubuntu 12.10, the Quantal Quetzel, is likely to ship with the Linux 3.5 kernel. However, the Ubuntu kernel team will reserve the option to ship with Linux 3.6 if time and interest allows.
8 May 2012 - Linux 3.5 Kernel - 3 Comments
Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.4-rc6 kernel on Sunday and signalled that the final release of the Linux 3.4 kernel is in sight.
6 May 2012 - New RC - 6 Comments
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
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