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Linux Kernel News Archives

Changes Already For Linux 3.20 (Linux 4.0?) Are Very Exciting

While we don't yet know whether the next kernel version is Linux 3.20 or Linux 4.0, what we do know is that this next Linux kernel revision will contain a lot of exciting updates.
14 February 2015 - Linux 3.20 Features - 9 Comments

Linus Torvalds Still Deciding Linux 3.20 vs. Linux 4.0

Linus Torvalds is still deciding when to bump the kernel version to Linux 4.0.
13 February 2015 - Linux 4.0? - 47 Comments

F2FS Gets A Few Fixes For Linux 3.20

F2FS remains a very promising open-source file-system for targeting flash-based storage on Linux, though for Linux 3.20 the changes aren't too exciting.
13 February 2015 - Flash-Friendly File-System - 7 Comments

TPM 2.0 Support Sent In For The Linux 3.20 Kernel

Trusted Platform Module 2.0 (TPM 2.0) is to be supported by the Linux 3.20 kernel.
12 February 2015 - TPM 2.0 - 2 Comments

Power Management For Linux 3.20: SFI CPUFreq, Skylake P-State, New AMD ACPI Driver

Rafael Wysocki sent in another hearty ACPI+PM pull request for the next revision to the Linux kernel.
11 February 2015 - ACPI+PM Linux 3.20

Multiple Read-Only Layers Added To OverlayFS

OverlayFS was added to the Linux 3.18 kernel and for Linux 3.19 this file-system popular to live Linux distributions gained multi-layer support. For Linux 3.20 this file-system is now having support for multiple read-only layers.
11 February 2015 - OverlayFS - 2 Comments

FBDEV Is Still (Barely) Alive Within The Linux Kernel

Back in 2012 there was a call for deprecating FBDEV within the Linux kernel considering that DRM and V4L2 drivers are much better options. Sadly there hasn't been any formal deprecation of FBDEV in the mainline kernel yet, but its still receiving a few changes each kernel cycle.
11 February 2015 - FBDEV - 6 Comments

XFS File-System Changes For Linux 3.20 Are Quite Modest

The XFS changes targeting the Linux 3.20 kernel have been published, but this time around the file-system work isn't particularly exciting.
10 February 2015 - XFS Linux 3.20 - 4 Comments

New & Improved Media Drivers For The Linux 3.20 Kernel

Mauro Carvalho Chehab sent in the media driver updates for the Linux 3.20 kernel on Monday. There's new drivers as well as improvements to existing drivers, along with removing some old drivers.
10 February 2015 - Linux 3.20 Media

Linux 3.20 To Support New HID Hardware, Improve Logitech HID++ Support

The newest early pull request to the Linux 3.20 kernel are the HID features for this next kernel cycle.
9 February 2015 - Linux 3.20 HID - 6 Comments

Live Kernel Patching Support Called For Linux 3.20 Kernel

It looks like the infrastructure to facilitate live kernel patching will be added to the Linux 3.20 kernel, the result of collaboration for SUSE's kGraft and Red Hat's Kpatch.
9 February 2015 - kGraft/Kpatch - 1 Comment

Scheduler Changes In Linux 3.20 Has Micro-Optimizations, Might Yield Power Savings

As usual, Ingo Molnar is in early with his changes for the various subsystems he maintains for the next kernel cycle. With Linux 3.19 being released last night, this morning are many pull requests from Ingo for Linux 3.20.
9 February 2015 - Linux 3.20 Scheduler

Linux 3.19 Kernel Released

The Linux 3.19 kernel is now officially available.
8 February 2015 - Linux 3.19 - 15 Comments

The Best Changes & Features Of The Linux 3.19 Kernel

If all goes according to plan the Linux 3.19 kernel will be released by the end of today.
8 February 2015 - Linux 3.19 Kernel - 10 Comments

Linux 3.19-rc7 Kernel Released: Linux 3.19 Final Coming Soon

The seventh and likely last release candidate to the Linux 3.19 kernel is now available.
2 February 2015 - Linux 3.19-rc7 - 13 Comments

Atomic Mode-Setting/Display Support Progresses In Linux 3.20

Going along with many DRM graphics driver improvements for Linux 3.20 is the seemingly never-ending work on atomic mode-setting.
28 January 2015 - Atomic Linux - 3 Comments

NVIDIA Tegra DRM Driver Supports Atomic Mode-Setting In Linux 3.20

The latest work landing in the DRM-Next code-base for the Linux 3.20 kernel merge window is the Tegra DRM driver updates.
27 January 2015 - Atomic Mode-Setting - 1 Comment

Linux 3.19-rc6 Kernel Released: LInux 3.19 Final In Two Weeks

Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.19-rc6 weekly test kernel overnight.
26 January 2015 - Linux 3.19 - 1 Comment

TraceFS: The Newest Linux File-System

Steven Rostedt sent out the announcement today for TraceFS, a new file-system for the Linux kernel tracing subsystem.
21 January 2015 - TraceFS - 8 Comments

Google Admin Encourages Trying Btrfs, Not ZFS On Linux

Last year at LinuxCon a Google administrator was talking up Btrfs and encouraging attendees to try it. That Google admin, Marc Merlin, traveled down to New Zealand last week for LCA2015 to further promote the Btrfs file-system.
20 January 2015 - Btrfs - 20 Comments

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