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Running Intel Kabylake Graphics On Linux 4.12

Does the Linux 4.12 kernel bring any performance improvements for Intel graphics? Here are some OpenGL/Vulkan tests for Intel Kabylake graphics with Linux 4.10 vs. 4.11 vs. 4.12 when using Mesa 17.2-dev.

21 May 2017 - Linux 4.10 vs. 4.11 vs. 4.12 - 4 Comments
The New Features So Far For The Linux 4.12 Kernel

We are through week one of two for the Linux 4.12 kernel merge window. It's been a busy first week of 4.12, so for your viewing pleasure this weekend is a recap of some of the changes that landed over the past seven days.

7 May 2017 - Linux 4.12 Features - 9 Comments
DRM/FreeDesktop Code of Conduct Submitted To Linux 4.12

Earlier this week David Airlie sent in the big DRM pull request of new feature material for the Linux 4.12 kernel. That main pull request added in 457,052 lines of new code to the kernel while now a secondary pull request has been submitted that adds just 11 new lines.

5 May 2017 - Code of Conduct - 56 Comments
Early Patches For Kernel Lockdown Mode Set For Linux 4.12

David Howells of Red Hat has requested Linus Torvalds pull his hardware module parameter annotation branch into the Linux 4.12 kernel. This is a needed step as part of his work on the "Kernel Lockdown" series for restricting access for allowing hardware resources be modified when in UEFI Secure Boot or other restricted mode.

4 May 2017 - LOCK_DOWN_KERNEL - 2 Comments
GNU Linux-Libre 4.11 Kernel Released

Freshly derived from the Linux 4.11 kernel release less than 24 hours ago, GNU Linux-libre 4.11 is available with additional "deblogging" to make the kernel more free software friendly.

1 May 2017 - GNU Linux-Libre 4.11 - 11 Comments

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