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Linux Kernel News Archives

The First Git Pull Request Submitted For Linux 3.15

Linus Torvalds has yet to officially release the Linux 3.14 kernel but already the first Git pull request has already been sent in for the next kernel version.
24 March 2014 - Linux 3.15 - 3 Comments

Linux 3.15 Should Suspend & Resume Much Faster

The Linux 3.15 kernel will feature a large number of ACPI and power management updates when its merge window opens in the days ahead.
23 March 2014 - Linux 3.15 - 25 Comments

"Cryogenic" Linux Kernel Drops Power Use

Announced today was the "Cryogenic" module for the Linux kernel that claims to lower power consumption of Linux systems.
19 March 2014 - Cryogenic - 8 Comments

Looking Forward To The Linux 3.15 Kernel

While there's a lot of great features for the Linux 3.14 kernel, out on the horizon we are already starting to get excited about the prospects for Linux 3.15.
19 March 2014 - Linux 3.15

One Week Left To The 2014 Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit

Kicking off one week's time will be the annual Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit in Napa Valley, California.
19 March 2014 - Summit

Our Many Performance Benchmarks Of The Linux 3.14 Kernel

In complementing the earlier article about the top changes of the Linux 3.14 kernel that will be released in the days ahead, here's a list of our many exciting Linux 3.14 kernel benchmarks that have been conducted to date.
19 March 2014 - Linux 3.14

Recapping The Top Changes Of The Linux 3.14 Kernel

With development of the Linux 3.14 kernel coming to an end and its official release potentially coming in a few days, here's a recap of some of the top features and changes for this next major kernel version.
18 March 2014 - Linux 3.14 Changes - 1 Comment

Linux 3.14-rc7 Released, Linux 3.14 Might Come Next Week

Linus Torvalds has just tagged and released the Linux 3.14-rc7 kernel as what may be the last release candidate before officially declaring this feature-rich kernel release.
16 March 2014 - Linux 3.14 - 9 Comments

SimpleDRM Will Likely Be Merged In Linux 3.15

Besides going for enabling DRM render-nodes by default, David Herrmann is looking to land a bunch of other DRM patches for the Linux 3.15 kernel.
16 March 2014 - SimpleDRM - 8 Comments

Linux 3.15 To Support DRM Render-Nodes By Default

David Herrmann sent in a patch on early Sunday (along with some other patches to be covered in another article) for enabling support for DRM render-nodes by default with the next Linux kernel cycle.
16 March 2014 - Render-Nodes - 4 Comments

DRM Driver Documentation To Be Better In Linux 3.15

For those looking to dive into the world of DRM kernel graphics drivers, there will be improved documentation coming with the Linux 3.15 kernel.
13 March 2014 - Direct Rendering Manager - 8 Comments

A TTM Graphics Performance Fix To Go Into Linux 3.14

While it's late into the Linux 3.14 kernel development cycle, a patch that was introduced in Linux 3.13 with an aim of improving open-source graphics driver performance for TTM-based drivers is now being reverted since for some situations it instead decreased the performance.
12 March 2014 - TTM - 1 Comment

Linux 3.14-rc6 Kernel: Things Still Aren't Calm

Linus Torvalds has announced his sixth weekly release candidate to the Linux 3.14 kernel, but the situation isn't exactly calm yet for the Shuffling Zombie Juror.
10 March 2014 - Linux 3.14

BFQ Scheduler Will Try To Go Mainline In The Linux Kernel

The developers behind the BFQ I/O scheduler are preparing patches to try to mainline the scheduler within the upstream Linux kernel.
7 March 2014 - BFQ - 21 Comments

DRM Kernel Log Renderer Proposed For Linux

One of the long-standing proclaimed benefits of Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) graphics drivers for the Linux kernel was that it would be possible to have "Blue Screen of Death"-like error messages in cases of kernel issues. That feature is now closer to being realized while also advancing another goal of disabling VT support within the Linux kernel.
6 March 2014 - DRM Driver - 13 Comments

BFS Scheduler 0.446 Supports The Linux 3.13 Kernel

For users of the BFS scheduler patches to the kernel, they have been updated this week for the Linux 3.13 kernel.
6 March 2014 - BFS - 4 Comments

Linux 3.14-rc5 Brings Stabilization To The New Kernel

The Linux 3.14-rc5 kernel was announced this afternoon by Linus Torvalds and it marks a fairly calm week for kernel development.
2 March 2014 - Linux 3.14

Linux 3.14-rc4 Kernel Released, Shows Progress

Linus Torvalds released another development build of the Linux 3.14 kernel on Sunday.
24 February 2014 - Linux 3.14 - 13 Comments

AMD VCE Encode Engine Code Moves Ahead For Linux 3.15

The first Radeon DRM pull request for new code going into the drm-next tree for mainlining in the Linux 3.15 kernel was issued on Tuesday. This first pull request does have the AMD Radeon VCE support.
18 February 2014 - Radeon DRM - 7 Comments

DMA-BUF Cross-Device Synchronization Still Baking

One of the features that multi-GPU (Optimus/PRIME) owners and other DMA_BUF-using Linux users have been waiting on is cross-device synchronization support. Patches are still flowing for this missing feature and with some luck maybe we will finally see it ready for the Linux 3.15 kernel.
17 February 2014 - DMA-BUF Cross-Device Synchronization - 9 Comments

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