Linux Kernel News Archives
The NSA Is Looking At Systemd's KDBUS

The latest "news tip" is from a Phoronix reader who expressed "concerns" that at least one NSA security analyst is going through the code for KDBUS, the systemd-backed in-kernel IPC mechanism that's planning for integration in Linux 4.3.

10 July 2015 - National Security Agency - 36 Comments
A Big Set Of Updates Come For KDBUS

With KDBUS not being called as a Linux 4.2 feature but rather being diverted with a focus on Linux 4.3, it's continuing to receive a great deal of code churn. Today it received a "big set of updates" for this controversial in-kernel IPC mechanism.

6 July 2015 - KDBUS Update - 1 Comment
You May Want To Wait On Trying Out The Linux 4.2 Kernel

If you're a Linux enthusiast that's a habitual upgrader of the Linux kernel, you may want to hold off a few days on trying out the Linux 4.2 development kernel. For several systems, I've seen nothing but kernel panics the past few days when riding the mainline Linux kernel Git.

6 July 2015 - Linux 4.2 Kernel Woes - 12 Comments
KDBUS Won't Be Pushed Until The Linux 4.3 Kernel

KDBUS was once again heavily debated on the Linux kernel mailing list this week and Linus Torvalds said he looked forward to merging it when ready (and also had some choice words about performance). However, Greg KH has confirmed today that KDBUS isn't ready for merging this cycle.

26 June 2015 - No KDBUS In Linux 4.2 - 32 Comments
GNU Linux Libre 4.1 Now Available For Free Software Purists

Trailing last night's release of the Linux 4.1 kernel is the release of the GNU Linux-Libre 4.1 kernel via the Free Software Foundation of Latin America. This re-base against the upstream Linux 4.1 kernel takes care of "de-blobbing" more non-free areas of the open-source Linux kernel.

22 June 2015 - GNU-Linux-Libre 4.1 - 6 Comments

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