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Linux Kernel News Archives

The Linux 3.14 Kernel Will Likely Be Released Today

While no official announcement has come down yet, the Linux 3.14 kernel will most likely be released in the hours ahead.
30 March 2014 - Linux 3.14 - 9 Comments

KTAP Dynamic Tracing Called For Merging Into Linux Kernel

KTAP has been public for the better part of two years as a dynamic tracing tool for the Linux kernel but only now it looks like this kernel tool will be merged to the mainline tree.
29 March 2014 - KTAP

SUSE Will Mainline Their kGraft Live Kernel Patching

SUSE engineers will attempt to merge their kGraft live kernel patching mechanism into the mainline Linux kernel.
28 March 2014 - kGraft

EXT4 Might Work On Transparent Encryption Support

Besides Facebook preparing to roll-out Btrfs deployments and Tux3 could soon be mainlined into the Linux kernel, an encryption feature may be added to the EXT4 file-system.
27 March 2014 - Encryption - 12 Comments

Tux3 Will Likely Soon Be Added To The Linux Kernel

The Tux3 file-system has been in development since 2008 but it looks like in the next kernel release or two we will likely see it merged into the mainline Linux kernel.
27 March 2014 - Tux3 - 9 Comments

Facebook To Trial Btrfs Deployments

While it should come as no surprise given that Facebook recently hired multiple Btrfs file-system developers, but they will be trying out the Btrfs file-system within real-world deployments at the social networking company.
27 March 2014 - Facebook - 18 Comments

Developers Keep Striving To Build The Linux Kernel With LLVM Clang

With another Linux Foundation Summit means another time to hear an update about LLVMLinux, the Linux Foundation backed project to build the mainline Linux kernel with LLVM's Clang C/C++ compiler in place of GCC.
27 March 2014 - LLVMLinux - 14 Comments

Linux 3.14-rc8 Released; Linux 3.14 Coming This Weekend

Linus Torvalds decided against releasing the Linux 3.14 kernel this past weekend and instead has opted for an extra release candidate.
25 March 2014 - Linux 3.14 - 10 Comments

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

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