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Linux Kernel News Archives

The Best Features Of The Linux 3.5 Kernel

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

Frame-Buffer Log Driver Wants To Go Mainline

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

Linux 3.5-rc7 Kernel: Not Cool, Guys. Not Cool.

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

Linux 3.5-rc6: Getting Close To Final

Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.5-rc6 kernel on Saturday night.
8 July 2012 - New Version

Proposal: A DRM SoC Framework

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 Delivers 64-bit ARMv8 Linux Kernel Support (AArch64)

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 Devs Begin Looking At Windows 8 Multi-Touch

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

UKSM For Data Deduplication Of The Linux Kernel

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

Linux 3.5-rc5 Kernel: "Nothing Really Worrisome"

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

Bringing DRM Drivers Back To Older Linux Kernels

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

Linux 3.5-rc4 Kernel: Small & Insignificant

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 Linux Kernel Scheduler Released

RIFS-ES V1 has been published as a new interactivity favor scheduler for the Linux kernel.
19 June 2012 - New Scheduler - 149 Comments

FBLOG: A Frame-Buffer Driver Just For Kernel Logs

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

Linux 3.5-rc3 Kernel Released, Still A Bit Much

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

These Are The Biggest Problems With Linux

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

i.MX DRM Support Called For Staging

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

What Are The Biggest Problems With Linux?

If you were asked what are the biggest problems with Linux, what would that be?
10 June 2012 - Open Question - 232 Comments

PRAMFS: Persistent & Protected RAM Filesystem

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

Linux 3.5-rc2 Released In "Fairly Good Shape"

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

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

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