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Besides needing Mesa 10.1 for AMD Radeon R600/R700 OpenGL support (and GL 3.3 for other AMD drivers/GPUs too), for the older graphics processors you will also need the Linux 3.14 kernel or newer.
6 February 2014 - Geometry Shaders - 4 Comments
For many years (over five years) on Phoronix we have been talking about the Tux3 file-system that has shown much promise -- perhaps more so than Reiser4 -- but still hasn't been mainlined within the Linux kernel. We now have a list of outstanding bugs the developers wish to address before we see a Tux3 implementation within the official Linux kernel.
3 February 2014 - Tux3 File-System
With yesterday's release of the Linux 3.14-rc1, here's a look at the top features that were merged for introduction in the Linux 3.14 kernel.
3 February 2014 - Linux 3.14 Features - 1 Comment
Linus Torvalds has released the first release candidate of the Linux 3.14 kernel but its codename has nothing to do with Pi.
2 February 2014 - 3.14-rc1 - 2 Comments
The MIPS Linux pull request for the 3.14 kernel provides support for the MIPS interAptiv and proAptiv processor cores.
31 January 2014 - MIPS Linux - 4 Comments
While the EXT4 changes and XFS alterations for the Linux 3.14 kernel weren't too exciting, the Btrfs file-system update was submitted today for Linux 3.14 and it's definitely exciting.
30 January 2014 - Btrfs Linux 3.14 - 54 Comments
David Airlie has sent in the much anticipated Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) graphics drivers changes for the Linux 3.14 kernel.
30 January 2014 - DRM Pull Request - 2 Comments
The core block IO and block IO driver changes for the Linux 3.14 kernel merge window were submitted today by Jens Axboe.
28 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 Changes - 3 Comments
The latest benchmarks to share with you all are some tests done of all major Linux kernel releases from Linux 3.8 through Linux 3.13 and including the latest drm-next code that will land in the Linux 3.14 kernel. Here's a look at whether Intel Haswell HD Graphics users can expect any more performance improvements out of Linux 3.14 on the graphics front.
28 January 2014 - Kernel Testing - 9 Comments
The EXT4 file-system pull request has been submitted for the Linux 3.14 kernel merge window.
28 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 EXT4 - 8 Comments
The Xtensa architecture code in the Linux 3.14 kernel will support symmetric multi-processing with this new kernel.
25 January 2014 - Xtensa
TCP auto corking and other new features is coming to the next Linux kernel release.
25 January 2014 - TCP Auto Corking
While the Linux 3.14 kernel merge window is barely half way over, there's already a ton of exciting changes to make this yet another very interesting kernel update. Here's some of what end-users can expect to see out of Linux 3.14 in terms of improvements and new functionality.
24 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 Kernel - 2 Comments
One and a half years ago there was a call for deprecating the Linux kernel's frame-buffer support but that still hasn't happened and the FBDEV support continues to advance, including with the in-development Linux 3.14 kernel.
24 January 2014 - FBDEV Linux 3.14
There's support for several new ARM SoC platforms with the upcoming Linux 3.14 kernel.
23 January 2014 - New ARM Support - 13 Comments
David Herrmann has announced his latest work on his SimpleDRM driver plan for the Linux kernel along with a new sysfb concept. These latest eleven patches are considered a "major rewrite" of the earlier SimpleDRM code.
23 January 2014 - SimpleDRM & Sysfb
The Samsung-developed Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) will exhibit improved read/write performance for some workloads with the Linux 3.14 kernel.
22 January 2014 - Flash-Friendly File-System - 8 Comments
Logitech's Dual Action Gamepad is now supported under the next Linux kernel release.
22 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 Kernel - 4 Comments
The battery update to the Linux 3.14 kernel provides a new power supply notifier.
22 January 2014 - Linux 3.14 Kernel
The latest pull request for the Linux 3.14 kernel worth commenting on and discussing at Phoronix is the sound/audio updates for this next version of the Linux kernel. The sound updates for Linux 3.14 are quite exciting (though not nearly as exciting as a Linux-friendly multi-million dollar home entertainment system) and includes new hardware enablement, better power management, and other Linux sound driver improvements.
21 January 2014 - Sound Improvements
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