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    Phoronix: The 10 Most Interesting Features Of Linux 5.10

    With the Linux 5.10 kernel expected to be released this weekend, here is a look at some of the most interesting changes and new additions. Besides being the last kernel release of 2020, Linux 5.10 is significant in that it's also serving as a Long Term Support (LTS) release...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-Feature-Recap

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    Supported until 2026. Nice!

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    • #3
      Originally posted by DanL View Post
      Supported until 2026. Nice!
      Hoping for 2486?

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      • #4
        What kind of counter overflows in 2486? I couldn't figure out a sane one.

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        • #5
          Not very interesting, as for me.

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          • #6
            What kind of counter overflows in 2486? I couldn't figure out a sane one.
            looks like they found 7 more bits to use to count seconds since 1970. They had 15 and now they have 23.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Markopolo View Post
              looks like they found 7 more bits to use to count seconds since 1970. They had 15 and now they have 23.
              23-15==8

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              • #8
                Originally posted by pal666 View Post
                23-15==8
                oops. The math was wrong too. Was 32 signed bit integer. Not 16. And they added 3 more bits and not 7

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by phoronix View Post
                  SoundBlaster AE-7
                  I thought it was something related to old soundcard that works well with MS-DOS and Windows 98 lol.

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