Linux Kernel News Archives
More Power Management Updates Queue Up For Linux 4.6

Last week was the big ACPI and power management updates for Linux 4.6 that included a redesign of CPUFreq and P-State to support callbacks invoked by the kernel's scheduler. A few more feature changes have now been queued up for pulling of the ACPI+PM work for Linux 4.6.

25 March 2016 - Linux 4.6 ACPI+PM Round 2 - 4 Comments
It Doesn't Look Like That New In-Kernel Debugger Will Be Added For Linux 4.6

At the start of the merge window there was a proposal to land an in-kernel debugger with full x86/x86_64 disassembler support even though KDB/KGDB exists already. We're nearing the end of the merge window and Linus Torvalds so far has decided not to pull this MDB debugger as other kernel developers are also objecting.

25 March 2016 - MDB Linux Kernel Debugger - Add A Comment
Scheduler Improvements Published For The Linux 4.6 Kernel

Ingo Molnar is once again very punctual with sending his pull requests in right away for the next Linux kernel merge window for the numerous areas he oversees as the maintainer. One of his interesting pull requests this morning is of the scheduler updates.

14 March 2016 - Linux 4.6 Scheduler - 16 Comments
Linux 4.5-rc6 Kernel Released

Linus Torvalds just did an early Sunday morning release of the sixth weekly release candidate for the Linux 4.5 kernel.

28 February 2016 - Linux 4.5 - 1 Comment
Linux 4.5 Intel Skylake DRM Graphics Performance Tests

We have already covered AMD Linux 4.5 graphics tests and Nouveau graphics tests from this latest in-development version of the Linux kernel. If you've been wondering about any Intel HD Graphics performance changes out of Linux 4.5, here are some benchmarks.

21 February 2016 - Linux 4.5 - Add A Comment

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