While Linus Torvalds tends to get angry about last-minute pull requests by subsystem maintainers at the end of a kernel cycle's merge window, he ended up honoring a few of them today for Linux 4.5
Last week was the big input driver updates sent in for the Linux 4.5 kernel while ending out this week was another update that included some work to the XPad driver that supports the Xbox controllers and more on Linux.
While a lot of new functionality has been merged for Linux 4.5, there isn't KDBUS or any other new in-kernel IPC mechanism.
Coming with Linux 4.5 is an eventful x86 platform drivers update.
While today's 0-day local privilege escalation bug is making the news rounds on the Internet, there were many other security vulnerabilities discovered within the Linux kernel last year -- many of which didn't receive as much attention and some of them are even yet to be resolved.
CVE-2016-0728 is being made public today: a 0-day local privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux kernel that's been present now for over three years.
Linus Torvalds pulled in the security subsystem updates this weekend for the Linux 4.5 kernel.
David Airlie sent in the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) driver updates today for targeting the Linux 4.5 kernel merge window.
We are one week into the two week merge window for the Linux 4.5 kernel. There have been multiple Phoronix articles daily about changes and new features of Linux 4.5. If you're looking at catching up on your reading this weekend, here is a look at the interesting changes that landed this week.
Neil Brown has sent in his final MD subsystem pull request. Past this Linux 4.5 work, he's stepping down.
As expected, AMD today finally released the Opteron A1100 "Seattle" SoC but sadly the 96Boards HuskyBoard or other lower-cost A1100-powered products have yet to be announced.
Greg Kroah-Hartman sent in his pull requests today for the various kernel subsystems he maintains, including the kernel's staging area.
The media updates for the Linux 4.5 kernel merge window are very heavy.
The cgroup v2 interface will be made official with the in-development Linux 4.5 kernel.
Ingo Molnar has already been sending in his many Git pull requests for the newly-opened Linux 4.5 merge window.
Following yesterday's tests of the Liquorix 4.3 kernel, a Phoronix reader pointed out another customized kernel I previously hadn't heard of: XanMod.
As anticipated, the Linux 4.4 kernel has been officially released.
Canonical's Colin King has looked at the number of FIXME and TODO comments within the Linux kernel tree.
Some patches from 2014 have been revived in hopes of addressing the Year 2038 problem for Linux file-systems.
With Linux 4.4 expected next weekend, here's a look at some of the early features we've already been talking about on Phoronix that should be on the table for the Linux 4.5 merge window.
Linus Torvalds tagged the release a short time ago of the Linux 4.4-rc8 kernel.
The mainline Linux kernel is up to 20.86 million lines spread across more than 52 thousand files, as the latest statistics for the kernel as we end out 2015.
Thomas Schoebel-Theuer on behalf of Germany's 1+1 Internet continues working on bringing MARS to the upstream Linux kernel.
Linus Torvalds has taken a break from the holidays to announce the seventh weekly release candidate for the Linux 4.4 kernel.
Linus Torvalds has just announced the release of Linux 4.4-rc6.
Lucas Stach has issued a pull request for the Etnaviv DRM driver for hoping to land this open-source, reverse-engineered DRM driver for Vivante graphics hardware into the Linux 4.5 kernel.
With Greg Kroah-Hartman being done with maintaining the Linux 4.2 kernel, Canonical's Kernel Team has stepped up to provide maintenance.
It's been a while since last having anything to report on about DRM driver changes for Samsung's Exynos ARM SoCs, but that's changed in preparation for Linux 4.5.
Rob Clark submitted his MSM-Next DRM driver changes today in preparation for the Linux 4.5 kernel cycle.
Linus Torvalds has just tagged the fifth weekly release candidate for the Linux 4.4 kernel.
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