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The Top Features Of The Linux 4.2 Kernel

If all goes well, the Linux 4.2 kernel will be officially released before the day is through. If you haven't been keeping up with the flow of Phoronix articles over recent weeks, here's a look at some of the highlights for Linux 4.2.

23 August 2015 - Linux 4.2 Features - 4 Comments
Linux 4.3 Kernel To Add The MOST Driver Subsystem

While the Linux 4.2 kernel hasn't been officially released yet, Greg Kroah-Hartman sent in early his pull requests for the various subsystems he maintains for the Linux 4.3 merge window.

21 August 2015 - Linux 4.3 Staging Changes - 1 Comment
The NSA Is Looking At Systemd's KDBUS

The latest "news tip" is from a Phoronix reader who expressed "concerns" that at least one NSA security analyst is going through the code for KDBUS, the systemd-backed in-kernel IPC mechanism that's planning for integration in Linux 4.3.

10 July 2015 - National Security Agency - 36 Comments
A Big Set Of Updates Come For KDBUS

With KDBUS not being called as a Linux 4.2 feature but rather being diverted with a focus on Linux 4.3, it's continuing to receive a great deal of code churn. Today it received a "big set of updates" for this controversial in-kernel IPC mechanism.

6 July 2015 - KDBUS Update - 1 Comment
You May Want To Wait On Trying Out The Linux 4.2 Kernel

If you're a Linux enthusiast that's a habitual upgrader of the Linux kernel, you may want to hold off a few days on trying out the Linux 4.2 development kernel. For several systems, I've seen nothing but kernel panics the past few days when riding the mainline Linux kernel Git.

6 July 2015 - Linux 4.2 Kernel Woes - 12 Comments
KDBUS Won't Be Pushed Until The Linux 4.3 Kernel

KDBUS was once again heavily debated on the Linux kernel mailing list this week and Linus Torvalds said he looked forward to merging it when ready (and also had some choice words about performance). However, Greg KH has confirmed today that KDBUS isn't ready for merging this cycle.

26 June 2015 - No KDBUS In Linux 4.2 - 32 Comments

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