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Linux 3.5-rc1 Kernel Has Been Released

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
Finally: More DRM Driver Documentation

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
DRM Changes In Linux 3.5 Are Huge

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
Xonar DGX, Other Soundly Linux Enhancements

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 - 5 Comments
BCache For The Linux Kernel Still Being Tackled

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
Linux 3.4-rc5: Annoying, But Not Hugely Scary

The Linux 3.4-rc5 kernel was released on Sunday with an increased number of changes over its predecessor, which Linus Torvalds describes as annoying, but it shouldn't be "hugely scary" for those testing it out.

29 April 2012 - New Kernel - 3 Comments
Linux 3.4 Is On Track, But Things Aren't Yet Calm

Linus Torvalds released the fourth release candidate of the Linux 3.4 kernel on Saturday afternoon. He believes the final Linux 3.4 kernel is still on track, but he's not too enthusiastic about the bombarding of new pull requests that seems to happen on Fridays.

21 April 2012 - Linux 3.4 Kernel - Add A Comment
Improving Linux DRM For Embedded Systems

A set of Direct Rendering Manager patches have appeared to ease the development of targeting DRM drivers for embedded systems. There's also two new DRM drivers using this SDRM layer.

13 April 2012 - SDRM - 1 Comment
Linux 2.4 Kernel Is Done

Development on the Linux 2.4 kernel is now officially over with no more maintenance releases being expected.

9 April 2012 - All Over - 4 Comments
Linux 3.4 Kernel Has x32 ABI Support

The pull happened last week prior to the Linux 3.4-rc1 release, but one of the other interesting changes in the Linux 3.4 kernel that hasn't been talked about much is the x32 support.

5 April 2012 - It's In There - 37 Comments

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