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Linux Kernel News Archives

x86 Will See KVM Improvements In Linux 3.17

For Linux 3.16 the KVM improvements were mostly about POWER, S390, and MIPS architectures while for Linux 3.17 the table has turned to focus upon x86 improvements to the Kernel-based Virtual Machine.
4 August 2014 - KVM x86

Xen EFI Support Being Added To Linux 3.17

With the Linux 3.17 kernel that's now officially under development since yesterday's Linux 3.16 release is now support for Xen EFI.
4 August 2014 - Xen EFI

The Linux 3.16 Kernel Has Been Released

As anticipated, the Linux 3.16 kernel has been released this Sunday afternoon.
3 August 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 12 Comments

The Best Features Of Linux 3.16

The Linux 3.16 kernel could be released as soon as today with its development having calmed down but if you've refrained from reading up on this new kernel, here's the rundown on the new features and capabilities of this 2014 late-summer kernel debut.
3 August 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 14 Comments

Linaro & Others Join The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation has picked up a few more member organizations as July quickly comes to an end.
30 July 2014 - LF Members

Linux 3.16-rc7 Calms Things Down For The Linux 3.16 Kernel

The seventh release candidate to the Linux 3.16 kernel on this final Sunday of July.
27 July 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 1 Comment

Linux 3.17 To Fix Up ASPM, Bring Other PCI Changes

Bjorn Helgaas, the PCI subsystem maintainer for the Linux kernel, sent in a very early Linux 3.17 kernel merge window pull request due to being on holiday the next few weeks.
23 July 2014 - PCI Changes - 2 Comments

CPUFreq Ondemand Could Be Faster, Use Less Power With Linux 3.17

Improvements to the CPUfreq ondemand governor could lead to faster performance in low to medium workloads with the Linux 3.17 kernel while also consuming less power overall.
22 July 2014 - CPUfreq - 14 Comments

The Linux Kernel Bang-Bang Thermal Governor Is Banging

Work is still underway on the new "Bang-bang" thermal governor for the Linux kernel.
22 July 2014 - Bang-Bang

Linux 3.16-rc6 Kernel Released

Linus Torvalds has went ahead and done his usual weekly release candidate update to the latest in-development Linux kernel.
21 July 2014 - Linux 3.16-rc6

The Tour Of Linus Torvalds' Home Office

Seemingly popular on the Internet today is the Linux Foundation produced video that shows off the home office of Linus Torvalds.
18 July 2014 - Tour - 19 Comments

KernelASan: Bringing Address Sanitizer To The Linux Kernel

Work being done by Samsung and other Linux stakeholders is bringing the Address Sanitizer capabilities found in GCC as being useful for detecting potential memory issues within the Linux kernel.
18 July 2014 - KernelASan - 7 Comments

Linux 3.16-rc5 Kernel Released

Linus Torvalds continued in his Sunday tradition of releasing a new test build of the upcoming Linux kernel release.
13 July 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 15 Comments

DisplayPort MST Code Starts Lining Up For Linux 3.17, Other DRM Changes

The DisplayPort MST support code that's been in the works for several months is starting to land with the Linux 3.17 kernel that will be officially entering development stages next month.
8 July 2014 - DisplayPort Multi-Stream - 2 Comments

The Linux Kernel Might Use FreeBSD's Capsicum Security Framework

A Linux kernel developer is working on porting FreeBSD's CAPSICUM security framework over to the Linux kernel.
7 July 2014 - CAPSICUM - 1 Comment

Linux 3.16-rc4 Kernel Brings More Fixes

Linus Torvalds has done another traditional Sunday afternoon development release of the Linux kernel. We're now just a few weeks out from seeing the release of Linux 3.16.
6 July 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 2 Comments

Linux 3.14 Is Now A Long-Term Stable Kernel

Greg Kroah-Hartman has decided to maintain the Linux 3.14 code-base as a long-term stable kernel release.
3 July 2014 - Linux 3.14 - 5 Comments

BFS Scheduler Updated For The Linux 3.15 Kernel

Con Kolivas has updated his out-of-tree process scheduler for the Linux kernel.
3 July 2014 - BFS

kGraft Being Discussed For Inclusion Into Linux-Next

The SUSE method for live kernel patching, kGraft, is being proposed for possible inclusion into the linux-next branch in hopes it will be merged into an upcoming Linux kernel release cycle.
2 July 2014 - kGraft - 2 Comments

Linux 3.16-rc3 Kernel Released

Linus Torvalds is back to doing Sunday afternoon releases of the Linux kernel with today seeing the introduction of Linux 3.16-rc3.
29 June 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 6 Comments

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