Linux 4.9

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Linux 4.9 Articles & Reviews

Testing Nouveau's Open-Source NVIDIA Support On Linux...   Display Drivers   05 Jan 2017
31-Way NVIDIA GeForce / AMD Radeon Linux OpenGL...   Graphics Cards   22 Dec 2016
Btrfs Mount Option Benchmarks With The Linux 4.9...   Storage   19 Dec 2016
The Power Efficiency From A Radeon HD 4890 Through The...   Graphics Cards   19 Dec 2016
2016 End-of-Year Open-Source Radeon Benchmarks With...   Graphics Cards   18 Dec 2016
Dota 2 7.00 - Mesa 13.1-dev: OpenGL RadeonSI vs....   Linux Gaming   16 Dec 2016
Samsung 960 EVO NVMe SSD Benchmarks On Linux   Storage   15 Dec 2016
AMDGPU-PRO 16.50 vs. Mesa 13.1-dev + Linux 4.9 Radeon...   Display Drivers   09 Dec 2016
Intel Iris Pro OpenGL vs. Vulkan Benchmarks With Linux...   Display Drivers   06 Dec 2016
Intel Kaby Lake HD Graphics 620 OpenGL/Vulkan...   Display Drivers   10 Nov 2016
Power Consumption & Efficiency Of The Linux Kernel...   Software   27 Oct 2016
Linux 3.9 To Linux 4.9 Kernel Benchmarks: Testing The...   Software   25 Oct 2016
Radeon vs. Nouveau Open-Source Drivers On Mesa Git +...   Graphics Cards   21 Oct 2016
The Exciting Features Of The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Software   17 Oct 2016
Dota 2 Radeon OpenGL vs. Vulkan Performance With Mesa...   Display Drivers   16 Oct 2016
AMDGPU vs. Radeon GCN 1.0/1.1 Performance On Linux 4.9...   Display Drivers   04 Oct 2016
Early Benchmarks Of The Linux 4.9 DRM-Next...   Display Drivers   30 Sep 2016

Linux 4.9 Linux News

openSUSE Tumbleweed Offers Transactional Update...   SUSE   06 Feb 2017
AMDGPU "UMR" Debugger Open-Sourced   AMD   04 Feb 2017
OpenCL With An Intel Celeron: HD Graphics 610 /...   Intel   03 Feb 2017
Raspberry Pi Gallium3D Driver Continues To Be Tweaked...   Mesa   31 Jan 2017
Ubuntu 17.04 Continues Prepping For Linux 4.10   Ubuntu   25 Jan 2017
Yes, Linux 4.9 Is A Long-Term Kernel Release   Linux Kernel   19 Jan 2017
Here's How To Setup Clear Linux For Intel Steam Linux...   Operating Systems   17 Jan 2017
Linux 4.9/4.10, Solaris Rumors, Graphics Driver News...   Phoronix   02 Jan 2017
A Look Back At Some Of The Best Features Added To The...   Linux Kernel   01 Jan 2017
The Most Viewed Linux Kernel News Stories Of 2016   Linux Kernel   30 Dec 2016
Linux 4.10-rc1 Gained 488k Lines, Kernel Up 1.9+...   Linux Kernel   26 Dec 2016
Linux 4.10-rc1 Kernel Released As A Christmas Present...   Linux Kernel   25 Dec 2016
Reiser4 Is Now Available For Linux 4.9, Mirror Code...   Linux Storage   23 Dec 2016
Dota 2 7.00 Benchmarks - Intel Vulkan vs. OpenGL On...   Intel   19 Dec 2016
The Strange Behavior Of My Radeon R9 290 Is Still...   AMD   18 Dec 2016
The Latest Talos Principle Vulkan RADV & OpenGL...   Linux Gaming   17 Dec 2016
10-Way AMD GPU Comparison For Team Fortress 2 With...   Linux Gaming   16 Dec 2016
The New Linux 4.10 Kernel Features So Far: AMD Zen,...   Linux Kernel   16 Dec 2016
December Has Been A Very Exciting Month So Far For...   Hardware   15 Dec 2016
Greg KH Sends Out Linux 4.10 Updates: 1,000+ Staging...   Linux Kernel   13 Dec 2016
Getting Lucky With An AMD GCN Graphics Card For Just...   Hardware   13 Dec 2016
Dota 2 7.00 Appears To Have Some OpenGL Performance...   Valve   12 Dec 2016
Fresh AMDGPU+RadeonSI Benchmarks Of Tomb Raider,...   Linux Gaming   12 Dec 2016
The Linux 4.9 Kernel Is Around 22.3 Million Lines   Linux Kernel   11 Dec 2016
MuQSS CPU Scheduler Released For Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   11 Dec 2016
Linux 4.9 Kernel Officially Released   Linux Kernel   11 Dec 2016
DragonFlyBSD's i915 Intel DRM Driver Updated To Match...   BSD   10 Dec 2016
More Radeon/AMDGPU Fixes For Linux 4.10 Ahead Of The...   AMD   10 Dec 2016
Atomic Mode-Setting Updated For Wayland's Weston   Wayland   10 Dec 2016
The Best Features Of The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   07 Dec 2016
Nouveau Queues Up Last Minute Updates For Linux 4.10   Nouveau   06 Dec 2016
Linux 4.9-rc8 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   04 Dec 2016
Forum Spam/Filtering Redesign; 300+ Linux...   Phoronix   01 Dec 2016
Ubuntu 17.04 Likely To Settle On Linux 4.10, Release...   Ubuntu   29 Nov 2016
Fresh Haswell & Skylake OpenGL vs. Vulkan...   Intel   28 Nov 2016
Linux 4.9-rc7 Kernel Released: Final In 1~2 Weeks   Linux Kernel   27 Nov 2016
The Very Latest RadeonSI Git Code Provides Minor...   Linux Gaming   26 Nov 2016
Linux 4.9-rc6 Released, Final Might Be Pushed Back By...   Linux Kernel   20 Nov 2016
Early Benchmarks Of AMDGPU DRM-Next Code For Linux...   Radeon   20 Nov 2016
Linux 4.9 Has Tear-Free PRIME Offloading Between Intel...   AMD   20 Nov 2016
GTX 1060 vs. RX 480 - The ~$200 GPU Decision For Linux...   Hardware   19 Nov 2016
AMDGPU & Radeon DDX Updated - Better 2D...   X.Org   17 Nov 2016
Looking Forward To The Linux 4.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   16 Nov 2016
Reiser4 Now Available For Linux 4.8 Kernel   Linux Storage   16 Nov 2016
Linux 4.9-rc5 Released, 4.9 On Track For Possible...   Linux Kernel   13 Nov 2016
The Current RadeonSI Benefits Of Switching To Mesa...   Ubuntu   12 Nov 2016
Nouveau Needs Help Testing Their New Atomic...   Nouveau   06 Nov 2016
Linux 4.9-rc4 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   05 Nov 2016
Nouveau DRM Driver Progressing With Atomic...   Nouveau   04 Nov 2016
Many AMDGPU & Other DRM Fixes Queued For Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   03 Nov 2016
Open-Source Radeon, Vulkan & Linux 4.8~4.9 Were...   Phoronix   01 Nov 2016
How The AMD Polaris Open-Source Driver Performance Has...   Radeon   30 Oct 2016
The Least Reliable USB 3.0 SATA Disk Enclosure I've...   Hardware   30 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9-rc3 Kernel Released With Various Fixes   Linux Kernel   29 Oct 2016
Initial Nouveau DRM Changes Queued For Linux 4.10   Nouveau   28 Oct 2016
AMDGPU In Linux 4.10 To Have Better Power Management,...   Radeon   27 Oct 2016
The Idle Power Use Of The Past 19 Linux Kernel...   Linux Kernel   27 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9 I/O Scheduler Benchmarks On A SSD: Noop vs....   Linux Storage   25 Oct 2016
Trying The Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Patches On Linux 4.9...   Linux Kernel   24 Oct 2016
Intel Sends In First Graphics Driver Changes For Linux...   Linux Kernel   24 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9-rc2 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   23 Oct 2016
How Ubuntu 16.10 With Linux 4.8/4.9 Compares To Early...   Linux Kernel   23 Oct 2016
Intel Cache Allocation Technology / RDT Still Baking...   Linux Kernel   23 Oct 2016
"LRNG" Patches Posted To Implement New...   Linux Kernel   23 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9 Is Showing A Performance Boost On More...   Linux Kernel   21 Oct 2016
Intel Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Patches Updated For Linux...   Intel   20 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9 Is Showing Some Performance Improvements On...   Linux Kernel   19 Oct 2016
Linux 4.10 To Expose EFI Framebuffer Configuration   Linux Kernel   19 Oct 2016
Intel OpenGL vs. Vulkan Linux Benchmarks - Mesa Git +...   Intel   19 Oct 2016
Features You Won't Find In The Linux 4.9 Mainline...   Linux Kernel   19 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9 Kernel Tacks On Over 200k Lines Of Code   Linux Kernel   18 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9-rc1 Kernel Released Early   Linux Kernel   15 Oct 2016
Additional P-State Change For Linux 4.9 May Boost...   Hardware   14 Oct 2016
Another Fun Day In Mesa Git: RADV, NVC0, RadeonSI   Mesa   13 Oct 2016
UBIFS Supports OverlayFS In Linux 4.9, Readying UBI...   Linux Storage   13 Oct 2016
KThread Improvements Coming To Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   13 Oct 2016
XFS Adds Shared Data Extents For Linux 4.9   Linux Storage   12 Oct 2016
DRM Driver Changes Sent In For Linux 4.9, Sadly No...   Hardware   11 Oct 2016
Btrfs Gets Fixes For Linux 4.9, Linux 4.10 To Be More...   Linux Storage   11 Oct 2016
NVDIMM Updates For The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Hardware   11 Oct 2016
Perf Subsystem Updates Submitted For Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   09 Oct 2016
Memory Protection Keys Support Finished Up In Linux...   Linux Kernel   08 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9 Adds Support For 29 New ARM Machines,...   Hardware   08 Oct 2016
Linux MD RAID Gets Some Improvements For 4.9 Kernel   Linux Storage   08 Oct 2016
Intel Integrated Sensor Hub (ISH) Support In Linux 4.9...   Intel   07 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9: F2FS Gets Performance Enhancements, EXT4...   Linux Storage   07 Oct 2016
Xen & KVM Changes Line Up For Linux 4.9   Virtualization   06 Oct 2016
Here's An Ubuntu/Debian Kernel To Play With AMDGPU On...   Radeon   06 Oct 2016
While Google's Ara Modular Phone Is Dead, Greybus...   Hardware   06 Oct 2016
New Elan Touchsceeen Driver, GPIO Decoder For...   Hardware   06 Oct 2016
XFS File-System Updates For The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Storage   06 Oct 2016
Sound Updates For Linux 4.9: Skylake Audio Still Being...   Hardware   05 Oct 2016
Staging Update For Linux 4.9 Is Heavy With Adding...   Linux Kernel   05 Oct 2016
FUSE Supports POSIX ACLs In Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   05 Oct 2016
Regressed R9 290 Isn't Affected By Issue When Using...   Radeon   04 Oct 2016
SMAF v10 Secure Memory Allocation Published, Too Late...   Linux Kernel   04 Oct 2016
OverlayFS SELinux Support For Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   04 Oct 2016
Libdrm 2.4.71 Released, Adds Etnaviv, AMDGPU SI...   Mesa   03 Oct 2016
Scheduler Changes Published For The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   03 Oct 2016
Mellanox Platform Support Coming In Linux 4.9   Hardware   03 Oct 2016