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  • Linux 5.12-rc2 Released Early - A Rare Friday Kernel Due To That Nasty Corruption Issue

    Phoronix: Linux 5.12-rc2 Released Early - A Rare Friday Kernel Due To That Nasty Corruption Issue

    While Linus Torvalds long has released his new kernel releases -- both release candidates and the inaugural stable releases -- every Sunday, there are the occasional exceptions like this week with Linux 5.12-rc2 being issued on Friday night. The Linux 5.12-rc2 release has come early due to that nasty file-system corruption issue stemming from botched swapfile handling...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...2-rc2-Released

  • #2
    You keep posting smashed pc devices, I'm starting to worry about your mental health.

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    • #3
      Such a small change to fix such a nasty bug. https://github.com/torvalds/linux/co...a2008f81b93f14

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      • #4
        Any Clang-LTO numbers incoming, Michael? It would be interesting to see a LTO vs. non-LTO benchmark Kernel comparison.

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        • #5
          As applied by Firefox and Chrome would be useful the time of kernel development was reduced of two weeks.

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          • #6
            That swapfile fix was backported to Linux 5.11.4 and now I'm wondering why.......

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            • #7
              Thanks for reporting on this corruption issue. I delayed upgrading because of seeing it on my RSS feed, and you (likely) saved my bacon!

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