Linux Kernel News Archives
Linux 4.9-rc1 Kernel Released Early

Linus Torvalds decided to release the Linux 4.9-rc1 kernel today as opposed to tomorrow (Sunday) to fend off any subsystem maintainers from submitting last minute feature pull requests.

15 October 2016 - Linux 4.9-rc1 - 39 Comments
Samsung's Proposal For A Picture Processing API In Linux DRM

While not yet merged into the mainline Linux kernel and so far not seen as favorable by upstream DRM kernel veterans, Samsung developers have been working on a picture processing API for the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM). At this week's LinuxCon Europe, they are presenting their API proposal.

4 October 2016 - Linux DRM Picture Processing API - 24 Comments
Bcache File-System Has Initial Encryption Patches

It's been a while since last having anything to talk about with regard to Bcachefs as a file-system aiming for speed while having ZFS/Btrfs-like capabilities and being spun out of the Bcache caching code. This file-system now has tentative patches for complete encryption support.

19 September 2016 - Bcachefs Encryption - 9 Comments
Greybus Subsystem Proposed For Linux 4.9 Kernel

Greg Kroah-Hartman is looking to land the Greybus driver subsystem into the upcoming Linux 4.9 kernel subsystem. Greybus was a central piece to Google's recently cancelled Project Ara modular smartphone.

14 September 2016 - Greybus Linux - 13 Comments

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