Linux 5.8

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Linux 5.8 Articles & Reviews

Intel Xeon vs. AMD EPYC Performance On The Linux 5.8...   Processors   02 Oct 2020
XFS / EXT4 / Btrfs / F2FS / NILFS2 Performance On...   Storage   03 Jul 2020
Linux 5.8 Kernel Features Include New Intel/AMD...   Software   14 Jun 2020

Linux 5.8 Linux News

NVIDIA Doesn't Expect To Have Linux 5.9 Driver Support...   NVIDIA   17 Oct 2020
PowerPC 601 Support Retired In Linux 5.10 While...   Hardware   17 Oct 2020
ZFSOnLinux 0.8.5 Released With Support For Newer...   Linux Storage   06 Oct 2020
Ubuntu 20.10 Beta Released For Testing   Ubuntu   01 Oct 2020
Intel mOS, Torvalds Commentary, Intel Gen12 Graphics,...   Phoronix   29 Sep 2020
Fedora 33 Beta Released With Big Changes From LTO To...   Fedora   29 Sep 2020
Fedora 33 Beta To Be Released Next Week   Fedora   25 Sep 2020
Arch Linux Based EndeavourOS Begins Providing ARM...   Operating Systems   23 Sep 2020
Linux 5.9-rc6 Released With Soft Scrollback Removed,...   Linux Kernel   20 Sep 2020
Optional L1d Flushing On Context Switching Looks Like...   Intel   16 Sep 2020
Habana Labs' Gaudi NIC Support Being Worked On For...   Intel   13 Sep 2020
Ubuntu 20.10 Adding Active Directory Support To The...   Ubuntu   07 Sep 2020
VirtualBox 6.1.14 Adds Linux 5.8 Kernel Support   Oracle   04 Sep 2020
Linux From Scratch 10.0 Released For Rolling Your Own...   Operating Systems   01 Sep 2020
Real-Time / PREEMPT_RT Support Should Finally Be...   Linux Kernel   26 Aug 2020
OpenZFS 2.0-RC1 Released With Unified Linux/BSD...   Linux Storage   25 Aug 2020
Linux 5.9-rc2 Released With EXT4 Updates, More POWER10...   Linux Kernel   23 Aug 2020
MuQSS/CK's Con Kolivas Becoming Concerned Over The...   Linux Kernel   20 Aug 2020
Reiser4/Reiser5 Updated For Linux 5.8   Linux Storage   18 Aug 2020
openSUSE Tumbleweed Now Shipping Linux 5.8   SUSE   14 Aug 2020
FUSE Read/Write Passthrough Updated For Much Better...   Linux Storage   13 Aug 2020
POWER10 Virtualization, Intel SERIALIZE Come For KVM...   Virtualization   12 Aug 2020
Linux 5.9 Brings More IBM POWER10 Support, New/Faster...   Hardware   09 Aug 2020
Char/Misc Is Still Quite Busy With Linux 5.9 Still...   Linux Kernel   08 Aug 2020
Intel Workaround For Graphics Driver Regression:...   Intel   05 Aug 2020
GNU Linux-libre 5.8 Required A Lot Of Deblobbing   Linux Kernel   03 Aug 2020
IO_uring Has Many Improvements Set To Go Into Linux...   Linux Storage   03 Aug 2020
Linux 5.8 Released With AMD Energy Driver, F2FS...   Linux Kernel   02 Aug 2020
Changes Expected For The Linux 5.9 Kernel From Intel...   Linux Kernel   02 Aug 2020
Rust Maybe Coming To The Linux Kernel, Other...   Phoronix   02 Aug 2020
Eight Great Features Of Linux 5.8   Linux Kernel   31 Jul 2020
MSM Open-Source Driver Continues On Qualcomm Adreno...   Hardware   30 Jul 2020
Linux Quietly Makes It Harder To Guess Network RNG's...   Linux Networking   29 Jul 2020
Google Sends Patches For AMD Zen / Zen 2 RAPL PowerCap...   AMD   29 Jul 2020
L1d Flushing Patches Revived After It Was Rejected...   Linux Kernel   29 Jul 2020
DragonFlyBSD Updates Its Intel + Radeon Linux-Ported...   BSD   27 Jul 2020
Linux 5.8-rc7 Released - Coming In Slightly Larger...   Linux Kernel   26 Jul 2020
GNOME-Usage Program Still Striving To Report...   GNOME   25 Jul 2020
Intel "Input Output Manager" Linux Driver...   Intel   25 Jul 2020
Linux 5.8-rc6 Kernel Released - "Things Continue...   Linux Kernel   19 Jul 2020
I've Been Running The AMD Ryzen 7 4700U + Ubuntu 20.04...   AMD   17 Jul 2020
Linux 5.8-rc5 Released As A Big Kernel For This Late...   Linux Kernel   12 Jul 2020
Linux 5.8 Formally Adds The Inclusive Terminology...   Linux Kernel   11 Jul 2020
Linux Kernel Raising Compiler Build Requirement To GCC...   Linux Kernel   08 Jul 2020
Linux 5.8-rc4 Released Following A Calm Week   Linux Kernel   05 Jul 2020
Intel Rocket Lake Graphics Support Ready For Liftoff...   Intel   02 Jul 2020
Intel Graphics Driver Fixes Include Assembly Sources...   Intel   01 Jul 2020
Raspberry Pi Vulkan, WSL2, Renoir, Linux 5.8 + PHP8...   Phoronix   01 Jul 2020
Intel vs. AMD, Systemd-Homed, Kernel Advancements Top...   Phoronix   30 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Bringing Some Performance Boosts For AMD...   AMD   29 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8-rc3 Released - Fairly Big But Not...   Linux Kernel   28 Jun 2020
FGKASLR Revised For Better Linux Security Via Enhanced...   Linux Kernel   23 Jun 2020
Intel DG1 Graphics Card Support Lands In Mesa 20.2 For...   Intel   23 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8-rc2 Released For This Big Summer 2020 Kernel   Linux Kernel   21 Jun 2020
The First Batch Of DRM-Misc-Next Changes For Linux 5.9...   X.Org   20 Jun 2020
Intel Volleys Latest Patches For Lighting Up Their DG1...   Intel   18 Jun 2020
Eight Features Not In Linux 5.8 From The DirectX...   Linux Kernel   16 Jun 2020
Linux Lands And Then Reverts Usage Of Flexible Array...   Linux Kernel   16 Jun 2020
Running Linux 5.8-rc1 Benchmarks On The Intel Core i9...   Linux Kernel   15 Jun 2020
Linux Patches Provide Corsair Commander Pro Support...   Hardware   15 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8-rc1 Arrives As One Of The Biggest Releases...   Linux Kernel   14 Jun 2020
EXT4 Per-Inode DAX Support Sent In As A Last Minute...   Linux Storage   14 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Lands A General Notification Queue   Linux Kernel   13 Jun 2020
AMD MCE Improvements, Renoir Temperature + EDAC...   AMD   13 Jun 2020
Loongson 3 CPUs Beginning To Work With Linux KVM...   Virtualization   13 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 To Allow For Faster Xen 9pfs Performance   Linux Storage   13 Jun 2020
Futex2 Proposed In Latest Effort For Linux Kernel...   Valve   12 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Lands The Kernel Concurrency Sanitizer To...   Linux Kernel   12 Jun 2020
AMD Prepping PCID/INVPCID Support For KVM Guests On...   AMD   12 Jun 2020
x86/urgent Updates Sent In To Linux 5.8 With The...   Linux Kernel   12 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Supports Nested AMD Live Migration With KVM   Virtualization   11 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 To Support Emulating MLC NAND Flash Memory...   Linux Storage   10 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Brings Boost Support To CPPC CPUFreq Driver   Hardware   10 Jun 2020
F2FS Improvements Sent In For Linux 5.8 With LZO-RLE,...   Linux Storage   10 Jun 2020
Samsung Sends In Improvements To The exFAT File-System...   Linux Storage   09 Jun 2020
Char/Misc Additions For Linux 5.8 Headlined By Intel /...   Hardware   09 Jun 2020
Ubuntu Is Working On Much Faster Hibernation/Resume...   Linux Kernel   08 Jun 2020
Staging/IIO Changes For Linux 5.8 Are The Most Boring...   Linux Kernel   08 Jun 2020
USB Improvements Land In Linux 5.8 With Intel...   Linux Kernel   08 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Will Light Up The Adreno 405 / 640 / 650...   Hardware   08 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Adding NTB Support For Upcoming Ice Lake...   Intel   08 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Brings Modernization Work To Procfs   Linux Kernel   07 Jun 2020
Linux 5.7.1 Releases As A Benign First Point Release   Linux Kernel   07 Jun 2020
RISC-V For Linux 5.8 Finishes Bringing Up The Kendryte...   RISC-V   07 Jun 2020
New Arm SoCs Supported By Linux 5.8, Restructuring To...   Arm   07 Jun 2020
PCI Changes For Linux 5.8 Bring Power Savings, AMD...   Hardware   06 Jun 2020
SMB3 Updates For Linux 5.8 Offer Better Performance...   Linux Storage   06 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Has The Bits Needed To Begin Booting POWER10...   Linux Kernel   05 Jun 2020
EXT4 Gets A Nice Batch Of Fixes For Linux 5.8   Linux Storage   05 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Sound Changes Bring New AMD Renoir ACP...   Hardware   05 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Networking Changes Include Introducing Cable...   Linux Networking   04 Jun 2020
Intel Atom Camera Driver Resurrected In Linux 5.8 -...   Multimedia   04 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 To Allow Swapping Fn / Ctrl Keys On Apple...   Hardware   04 Jun 2020
Phoronix Test Suite 9.8 Milestone 1 Readies Another...   Phoronix Test Suite   04 Jun 2020
More Scheduler Optimizations Land In Linux 5.8   Linux Kernel   04 Jun 2020
AMD Zen/Zen2 RAPL Support Merged In Linux 5.8   AMD   03 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Supporting Intel TPAUSE Power-Optimized...   Intel   03 Jun 2020
Improved DAX Support Lands In Linux 5.8 - Initially...   Linux Storage   03 Jun 2020
Jitter RNG Improvements, Arm CryptoCell CCTRNG Driver,...   Linux Kernel   03 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Tightens ARM 64-Bit Security With BTI,...   Arm   03 Jun 2020