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Bcache File-System Has Initial Encryption Patches

It's been a while since last having anything to talk about with regard to Bcachefs as a file-system aiming for speed while having ZFS/Btrfs-like capabilities and being spun out of the Bcache caching code. This file-system now has tentative patches for complete encryption support.

19 September 2016 - Bcachefs Encryption - 9 Comments
Greybus Subsystem Proposed For Linux 4.9 Kernel

Greg Kroah-Hartman is looking to land the Greybus driver subsystem into the upcoming Linux 4.9 kernel subsystem. Greybus was a central piece to Google's recently cancelled Project Ara modular smartphone.

14 September 2016 - Greybus Linux - 13 Comments
Making Use Of eBPF In The Mainline Linux Kernel

One of the exciting innovations within the Linux kernel in the past few years has been extending the Berkeley Packet Filter (BPF) to become a more generalized in-kernel virtual machine. The eBPF work with recent versions of the Linux kernel allow it to be used by more than just networking so that these programs can be used for tracing, security, and more.

27 August 2016 - eBPF Linux - Add A Comment
Marking DRI1 Drivers As Legacy & "Broken" Being Debated

Earlier this month David Herrmann sent out two kernel patches to hide "legacy" DRM drivers behind a new Kconfig switch and make these DRI1 drivers depend upon the kernel's "BROKEN" option. Not all are happy about these patches.

26 August 2016 - Legacy / DRI1 - 28 Comments

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