Linux 6.0 Supporting New Intel/AMD Hardware, Performance Improvements & Much More
Storage / File-Systems:
- Send Protocol v2 support for Btrfs and a direct read performance optimization.
- IO_uring performance optimizations and new features including zero-copy send for networking.
- Early preparations for WiFi 7 support with multi-link operation (MLO). There are also various networking optimizations with this new kernel.
- Touchpad and keyboard issues after suspend has been fixed up for many TUXEDO Computers / Clevo laptops.
- Habana Labs Gaudi2 support for that recently announced AI accelerator from Intel.
- AMD SFH v1.1 support for Sensor Fusion Hub support with new Ryzen laptops.
Other Linux 6.0 Kernel Features:
- The VMEbus code was demoted back to the kernel's staging area.
- The Kconfig switch for the "-O3" compiler optimization level has been removed from the kernel. The same behavior can be achieved via setting the KCFLAGS to your desired optimization level.
Stay tuned for more Linux 6.0 benchmarks to come on Phoronix.
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