Linux 3.9 was released in April 2013 with the new kernel presenting the Android Goldfish emulator, SSD cache devices support, ARC 700 architecture support, ARM KVM virtualization hypervisor support, RAID5/RAID6 support in Btrfs, and other driver / file-system and hardware device driver improvements.

Linux 3.9 Articles & Reviews

Power Consumption & Efficiency Of The Linux Kernel For The Last Three Years   Software   2016-10-27
Linux 3.9 To Linux 4.9 Kernel Benchmarks: Testing The 21 Last Kernels   Software   2016-10-25
Linux 3.9 Through Early Linux 3.13 Kernel Benchmarks   Software   2013-12-03
AMD Radeon Gallium3D More Competitive With Catalyst On Linux   Display Drivers   2013-04-17
HDD & SSD File-System Benchmarks On Linux 3.9 Kernel   Storage   2013-03-20

Linux 3.9 Linux & Open-Source News

OpenMandriva Lx 3.01 Brings Stable KDE Plasma On Wayland   Operating Systems   2016-12-25
Open-Source Radeon, Vulkan & Linux 4.8~4.9 Were October Hits   Phoronix   2016-11-01
DragonFlyBSD Radeon Driver Ported To Linux 3.10 Level Of Support   BSD   2015-02-25
DragonFlyBSD Is Almost To Linux 3.10 Era Intel Graphics Support   BSD   2015-01-28
Affordable USB 2.0 & USB 3.0 NICs That Work With Linux   Hardware   2014-12-16
Like The Other BSDs, DragonFlyBSD Lags Greatly Behind With Its GPU Support   BSD   2014-10-11
DragonFlyBSD 3.8 Brings New USB Stack, Intel DRM Driver   BSD   2014-06-05
Nouveau's Status Update For Early 2014   Nouveau   2014-02-05
Linux 3.13 Kernel Power Consumption Benchmarks   Linux Kernel   2013-12-20
Nouveau Keeps Pushing Forward With Improvements   Nouveau   2013-09-28
AMD Radeon FreeBSD Support Continues Advancing   Radeon   2013-09-27
Ivy Bridge Graphics Benchmarks From Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-09-18
Intel DRM-Next Haswell Performance Benchmarks   Intel   2013-09-05
AMD Radeon KMS Driver Merged Into FreeBSD   Radeon   2013-08-28
The Performance Impact Of Fedora 19 Updates   Fedora   2013-08-10
Intel Updates Its Linux Graphics Driver Installer   Intel   2013-07-31
Linux Is Still A Lemon On The 2013 MacBook Air   Hardware   2013-07-31
Linux 3.11 Kernel Power Use Still Being Investigated   Linux Kernel   2013-07-28
Linux 3.11 May Lower Intel Power Consumption   Linux Kernel   2013-07-26
F2FS File-System In Linux 3.11 Gets Updated   Linux Storage   2013-07-03
XWayland 2D Performance Appears Better Than XMir   Wayland   2013-06-30
Arch-Based Manjaro Prepares For Next Release   Arch Linux   2013-06-30
AMD HD 7000 "RadeonSI" Runs Well With Fedora 19   Radeon   2013-06-27
Knoppix 7.2 Released, Uses LXDE By Default   Operating Systems   2013-06-27
Native Linux Kernel Module Is Out For Microsoft exFAT   Microsoft   2013-06-25
EnhanceIO, Bcache & DM-Cache Benchmarked   Linux Kernel   2013-06-11
QEMU 1.5 Supports VGA Passthrough, Better USB 3.0   Virtualization   2013-05-20
Linux's "Ondemand" Governor Is No Longer Fit   Linux Kernel   2013-05-17
OpenSUSE 13.1 Milestone 1 Released   SUSE   2013-05-17
Early Radeon OpenGL Benchmarks From Linux 3.10   Linux Kernel   2013-05-07
Lots Of Crypto Optimizations For Linux 3.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-05-01
What Was Striking On Phoronix Last Month   Phoronix   2013-05-01
The Staging Pull Goes In For The Linux 3.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-04-29
Linux 3.9 Kernel Released With Lots Of Features   Linux Kernel   2013-04-28
Intel Linux Driver Gets Support For New Haswell IDs   Intel   2013-04-27
GParted 0.16 Now Handles F2FS File-System   GNOME   2013-04-24
Gears On Gallium Still Grinding The Latest Mesa   Operating Systems   2013-04-24
Linux 3.9 Kernel Delayed By One Week; 3.8-rc8 Released   Linux Kernel   2013-04-21
Sound Updates To Be Played In Linux 3.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-04-21
Interesting Features, Changes In The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-04-21
Intel's Valley View Should Be In Shape For Linux 3.11   Linux Kernel   2013-04-20
Linux 3.9-rc7 Might Fix A Rare 32-bit PAE Bug   Linux Kernel   2013-04-14
Tuning Btrfs vs. F2FS, EXT4, XFS File-Systems   Free Software   2013-04-13
Intel OpenGL Performance On The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-04-12
Btrfs File-System Tuning Benchmarks On Linux 3.9   Linux Storage   2013-04-11
NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Drivers On Ubuntu 13.04   NVIDIA   2013-04-11
New AMD Catalyst Beta Supports Linux 3.8, TF2 Fixes   AMD   2013-04-10
Nouveau Improves Some Games With Linux 3.9 Kernel   Nouveau   2013-04-10
Linux 3.9-rc6 Released; Linux 3.9 Will Come In ~2 Weeks   Linux Kernel   2013-04-08
Another EXT4 Corruption Bug Gets Fixed   Linux Storage   2013-04-03
Linux 3.9-rc5 Kernel Is Not Really Peculiar   Linux Kernel   2013-04-01
Mir, ARM & Valve Excite Linux Users This Month   Valve   2013-03-31
Ivy Bridge Doesn't Change Much With Modern Kernels   Intel   2013-03-30
ZFS On Linux Is Now Set For "Wide Scale Deployment"   Linux Storage   2013-03-29
Intel Ivy Bridge Benchmarks On The GCC 4.8 Compiler   GNU   2013-03-25
Linux 3.9-rc4 Kernel Is Not Calm   Linux Kernel   2013-03-24
Intel Valley View Still Being Tuned For Linux   Intel   2013-03-23
Linux 3.9-rc3 Kernel Brings More Changes   Linux Kernel   2013-03-17
Linux 3.9-rc2 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2013-03-10
Features You Won't Find In The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-03-10
Intel Has New Open-Source GPU Code For Testing   Intel   2013-03-08
Intel GPU Benchmarks On Linux 3.9-rc1 Kernel   Intel   2013-03-04
Kernel Progress On Improving I/O Wait, Interactivity   Linux Kernel   2013-03-04
Linux 3.9-rc1: "There's Changes All Over The Place"   Linux Kernel   2013-03-03
Linux 3.9 Gets Btrfs RAID 5/6, Fsync Performance   Linux Storage   2013-03-02
New Linux Kernel LZO For 3.9 Is Much Faster   Linux Kernel   2013-03-01
Windows, Wine, Intel, Compilers Top February   Phoronix   2013-02-28
Top Features For The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-02-28
Google Working On Android Based On Linux 3.8   Google   2013-02-27
EXT4 File-System Updated For Linux 3.9   Linux Storage   2013-02-26
The DRM Pull Request For The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-02-25
Linux Kernel Exploit Affecting Linux 3.3 To Linux 3.8   Linux Kernel   2013-02-25
Samsung Brings Fixes To F2FS In Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Storage   2013-02-25
Linux 3.9 Still Toying With PCI-E ASPM, Hot-Plugging   Linux Kernel   2013-02-24
IBM Continues Work On POWER8 In Linux 3.9 Kernel   Hardware   2013-02-24
Linux 3.9 Brings Zero-Power Optical Device Driver   Linux Kernel   2013-02-23
Linux Kernel Support Coming For Billions Of Chips   Hardware   2013-02-22
Linux 3.9 Kernel Improves ARM Hardware Support   Arm   2013-02-22
Lots Of Staging Changes For The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-02-21
Linux Sound To Be Improved In 3.9 Kernel   Free Software   2013-02-21
KVM Updates Coming For Linux 3.9 Kernel   Virtualization   2013-02-21
Linux 3.9 Supports Lightweight Suspend, New PM Features   Linux Kernel   2013-02-20
Input For Linux 3.9: New Touchpad Drivers, Goldfish   Linux Kernel   2013-02-20
XFS On Linux 3.9 Takes Care Of Open Issues   Linux Storage   2013-02-20
Linux 3.9 Kernel To Support Google's Goldfish   Linux Kernel   2013-02-19
Linux 3.8 Kernel Officially Released   Linux Kernel   2013-02-18
System Frame-Buffer Bus Proposed For Linux   Linux Kernel   2013-02-18
Intel Has Good DRM Driver Changes In Linux 3.9   Intel   2013-02-18
TI OMAP DRM For Linux 3.9 Moves Out Of Staging   Linux Kernel   2013-02-17
Microsoft Publishes Linux GPU Frame-Buffer Driver   Microsoft   2013-02-17
ALSA SoC Sound Improvements For Linux 3.9   Linux Kernel   2013-02-16
VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Still Being Toyed With   X.Org   2013-02-16
Xen Improvements Coming For Linux 3.9   Virtualization   2013-02-16
NVIDIA's PRIME Helpers Are Ready For Linux 3.9   NVIDIA   2013-02-15
NVIDIA Open-Source Tegra Driver Gets Enhanced   Linux Kernel   2013-02-13
Power Management Gets More Tweaking In Linux 3.9   Linux Kernel   2013-02-11
Chris Wilson Begins With Intel 2.21 X.Org Point Releases   Intel   2013-02-10
Intel Works On Wellsburg Linux Support   Intel   2013-02-09
Linux 3.8-rc7 Kernel: Drivers & Random Smattering   Linux Kernel   2013-02-08
Features Coming In For The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-02-08
KMS Locking Pulled Into Queue For Linux 3.9 Kernel   Intel   2013-02-07
Intel's Linux DRM Driver Plans For 2013   Intel   2013-02-07
AMD Has Open-Source Driver For HD 8000 Series   AMD   2013-02-04
NVIDIA Continues Backing Open-Source Tegra Driver   NVIDIA   2013-02-03
AMD Radeon Driver Changes Coming For Linux 3.9   Radeon   2013-02-02
EnhanceIO SSD Caching Being Prepped For Staging   Linux Kernel   2013-02-02
Intel 2.21 X.Org Driver Brings Notable Features   Intel   2013-02-02
Google Mainlines Linux Support For More Chromebooks   Google   2013-02-02
Support For Compressing The Linux Kernel With LZ4   Linux Kernel   2013-01-28
VESA BIOS Extension DRM Kernel Driver Released   Free Software   2013-01-27
Imagination's Meta Linux Kernel Port Is Ready For 3.9   Linux Kernel   2013-01-27
Intel Still Tidying Up Linux Support For Haswell   Intel   2013-01-26
Intel Begins Publishing Linux Patches For "Avoton"   Intel   2013-01-25
ACPI Support Continues To Be Improved In Linux   Hardware   2013-01-23
DRM KMS Locking Rework Readied For Linux 3.9   Linux Kernel   2013-01-21
HDA Intel Audio To Improve A Lot In Linux 3.9 Kernel   Intel   2013-01-18
Linux Still Being Ported To The Synopsys ARC CPU   Linux Kernel   2013-01-18
NVIDIA Still Working On PRIME/DMA-BUF Contribution   NVIDIA   2013-01-15
Intel Begins Making Graphics Changes For Linux 3.9   Linux Kernel   2013-01-11
VMware Still Trying To Push VMCI, VSOCK For Linux   Virtualization   2013-01-09
Linux Zswap Still Aiming For Compressed Swap Caching   Linux Kernel   2013-01-09
QEMU: Support For Passing GPUs To Virtual Machines   Linux Kernel   2013-01-08
NVIDIA Officially Announces The Tegra 4 SoC   NVIDIA   2013-01-07
Radeon Kernel Driver Deprecates UMS Mode-Setting   Radeon   2013-01-06
What Didn't Make The Cut For The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-12-25
Hot-Data Tracking Still Baking For The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-12-22
NVIDIA Publishes Their Next-Gen Tegra 4 Code   NVIDIA   2012-12-20
TI OMAP5 Support Comes To Their DRM Driver   Hardware   2012-12-20
DRM Render Nodes Published, Better Graphics Security   X.Org   2012-12-18
Linux Begins To Support IBM's Next-Gen POWER8   Hardware   2012-12-15
Linux Kernel To Get AIO Performance Improvements   Linux Kernel   2012-12-04