The latest work landing in the DRM-Next code-base for the Linux 3.20 kernel merge window is the Tegra DRM driver updates.
Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.19-rc6 weekly test kernel overnight.
Steven Rostedt sent out the announcement today for TraceFS, a new file-system for the Linux kernel tracing subsystem.
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.
Linus Torvalds has put out the newest weekly update of the Linux 3.19 kernel.
Version 3 of the KDBUS patches for eventual integration into the mainline Linux kernel were published on Friday.
Linus Torvalds is back on schedule doing Sunday releases of the in-development Linux 3.19 kernel.
A batch of Intel DRM Linux graphics driver changes have landed in DRM-Next for eventual pulling into what will become the Linux 3.20 kernel.
Former Red Hat employee Dave Jones has provided some closure to that Linux 3.18 kernel bug that was initially viewed as a "worrisome regression" and turned out to be very difficult to track with no official fix within the mainline Linux kernel.
Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.19-rc3 kernel on Monday following a one-day delay -- not due to bugs/regressions but rather due to spending his weekend tiling a bathroom.
The advancement of the Linux kernel in 2014 was nothing short of fantastic! The kernel added so many new features and is now more than 19.1 million lines of code.
Due to Christmas and conventional employees tending to take time off at the end of the year, Linux 3.19-rc2 was released as an abnormally tiny release this Sunday evening.
For the past month there's been kernel developers investigating "a big unknown worry in a regression" that have left many key kernel developers -- including Linus Torvalds -- puzzled. It looks like that investigation is finally being close to being resolved.
Continuing in our usual round of year-end lists for the areas of Linux and open-source we cover the most at Phoronix, here's a look at the biggest Linux kernel news items of 2014.
It looks like for the Linux 3.20 kernel is when the new kernel live patching technology will be integrated to mainline.
The merge window is closed and 3.19-rc1 was released on Saturday, marking the end of new mainline Linux kernel features for 2014. Here's a rundown of the exciting new features of the Linux 3.19 kernel for what will become the first major kernel release of 2015.
Jerome Glisse remains hard at work on readying his Heterogeneous Memory Management (HMM) patch-set for eventual integration into the mainline Linux kernel. This HMM memory management will benefit HSA/OpenCL workloads on Linux.
The first release candidate to the Linux 3.19 kernel was released on Saturday.
Linux 3.18 was released two Sundays ago and the 3.19 merge window opened immediately. Normally the merge window is open for 14 days before Linus Torvalds closes it and tags -rc1. With Linux 3.19, things are different.
Intel's next-generation Skylake processors are starting to take shape with the Linux 3.19 kernel.
The x86 platform driver changes for the Linux 3.19 kernel have been submitted and they include some noteworthy improvements for many Linux laptop owners.
The KVM changes have been queued up and called for pulling into the Linux 3.19 kernel.
For those that didn't hear the news yet, multiple Linux x86_64 vulnerabilities were made public this week.
Nearly one month ago back during the Linux 3.18 release candidates there was a worrisome regression uncovered by kernel developers, but now with the Linux 3.19 merge window nearly over, that issue still has yet to be firmly addressed.
The Ceph file-system in Linux 3.19 will support inline data to offer performance improvements for some operations.
One of the latest pull requests for the Linux 3.19 kernel is the input driver subsystem pull, which includes numerous updates along with a few new drivers. The new drivers will benefit some Google Chromebooks in running the latest upstream kernel.
The Barbershop Load Distribution (BLD) CPU load distribution technique has been updated for the mainline Linux 3.18 kernel.
The "eXt73" patch-set aspires to yield faster kernel performance and better power efficiency. Independent benchmarks published of the eXt73 patch-set indicate faster performance out of the patched Linux kernel, but these patches do come at a cost for end-users.
The latest Linux 3.19 kernel changes to talk about is the staging pull request that was sent in a short time ago by Greg Kroah-Hartman.
We're now half-way through the Linux 3.19 kernel merge window so here's a recap of the most interesting features that have been merged thus far for what will become the first major Linux kernel release of 2015.
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