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With the recently released Linux 3.15 kernel is support for UAS. USB Attached SCSI will allow for significantly faster performance out of UAS-supported USB drive enclosures.
17 June 2014 - UAS - 4 Comments
As anticipated, the Linux 3.16-rc1 kernel was released on Sunday night.
16 June 2014 - Linux 3.16-rc1 - 4 Comments
Linus Torvalds will most likely be releasing the Linux 3.16-rc1 kernel today, now that the merge window has been open for two weeks and the feature pull requests are coming to an end. Here's a concise look at the new features and improvements to be found with the Linux 3.16 kernel.
15 June 2014 - Linux 3.16
Dr. Greg Wettstein and his dog Izzy have announced the release of the Hugepage Block Device Driver for the Linux kernel.
15 June 2014 - Hugepage - 4 Comments
One of the most exciting pull requests to Phoronix readers was just sent in a short time ago for the Linux 3.16 kernel... The DRM graphics subsystem driver changes.
12 June 2014 - DRM - 12 Comments
Matthew Garrett sent in the x86 platform driver updates on Tuesday that are going into the Linux 3.16 kernel. This pull request is interesting for Dell Latitude laptop owners.
11 June 2014 - Freefall - 20 Comments
While EXT4 didn't see any exciting changes for the Linux 3.16 merge window, the XFS and Btrfs file-systems are continuing to receive a great deal of upstream improvements.
11 June 2014 - XFS Linux 3.16 - 10 Comments
Samsung has sent in their F2FS pull request for the Linux 3.16 to provide a number of enhancements for the Flash Friendly File-System.
9 June 2014 - Flash-Friendly File-System - 8 Comments
The Linux 3.15 kernel has now been released.
8 June 2014 - Linux 3.15 - 18 Comments
The Linux 3.15 kernel isn't even expected for release until later today, but thanks to the Linux 3.16 merge window opening a week early to adjust to Linus Torvalds' upcoming schedule, we already have a good idea for a portion of the changes for the next kernel cycle.
8 June 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 7 Comments
The latest Linux 3.16 kernel pull request worth covering on Phoronix are the latest LLVMLinux patches for being able to compile the kernel with Clang rather than GCC.
8 June 2014 - Linux 3.16
KGraft is the SUSE-developed approach to live-patching the Linux kernel as another reboot-less option similar to Ksplice.
6 June 2014 - kGraft - 7 Comments
Rafael Wysocki has sent in his ACPI and power management pull that will target the next Linux kernel release cycle.
6 June 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 9 Comments
Takashi Iwai has sent in the sound-related updates for the Linux 3.16 kernel.
6 June 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 6 Comments
The HID/input pull request for the Linux 3.16 merge window has been sent in with some useful additions.
4 June 2014 - Input - 1 Comment
With the Linux 3.15 kernel expected for release within the next few days, here is a rundown of the top features that are introduced as part of this big kernel release.
4 June 2014 - Linux 3.15 - 3 Comments
Among other pull requests in the past day like the new staging work and the plethora of ARM enhancements, Ingo Molnar sent in his scheduler changes for the Linux 3.16 kernel.
4 June 2014 - Linux Scheduler
Greg Kroah-Hartman has sent out his various pull requests for the Linux 3.16 kernel. Of the subsystems maintained by Greg KH, the staging area again represents a bulk of the user-interesting changes.
3 June 2014 - Linux Staging - 5 Comments
The latest excitement out of the merge window for the Linux 3.16 kernel is a plethora of ARM hardware improvements.
3 June 2014 - Linux 3.16 - 2 Comments
Merged for the Linux 3.13 kernel was the multi-queue block layer allows for better SSD performance with reduced latency and by balancing I/O workload across multiple CPU cores and supporting multiple hardware queues. With the upcoming Linux 3.16 kernel, the "blk-mq" code is expected to be feature complete and deliver great performance.
2 June 2014 - Block Multi-Queue - 15 Comments
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