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Gregg: Linux Kernel Performance: Flame Graphs

Brendan Gregg demonstrates "flame graphs" as a tool for tracking down kernel performance problems. "The perf report tree (and the ncurses navigator) do an excellent job at presenting this information as text. However, with text there are limitations. The output often does not fit in one screen (you could say...

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Intel Sandy Bridge Shapes Up On GCC 4.7 Compiler

Back in January I wrote about how open-source compilers are quickly maturing for Intel Sandy Bridge CPUs and offering early support for Intel Ivy Bridge and Intel Haswell processors. Both GCC and LLVM have been quick to take advantage of the new instruction set extensions and other capabilities of these...

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Canonical Publishes Apple Hybrid Graphics Driver

On Thursday there was a new upstream contribution by Canonical for an Apple GMUX device driver, which can provide hybrid graphics support under Linux for certain Apple MacBook laptops...

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Wayland Is Not For End-Users In Ubuntu 12.04

Two days ago I wrote about Wayland's Weston compositor landing in the Ubuntu 12.04 repository, which excited many Linux desktop users. However, for those thinking that Wayland/Weston is ready for end-users with next month's Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin", that is not the case...

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LM_Sensors 3.3.2 Brings Linux Sensor Improvements

It's been a while since having anything to talk about concerning LM_Sensors, the user-space side to Linux hardware sensor monitoring, but yesterday they finally put out a new release. The LM_Sensors 3.3.2 release is about two months behind schedule but comes with several changes...

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Nvidia's Excellent Linux Adventure

Well, spring appears to be springing early here in the Linux blogosphere's Northern reaches, so summer can't be far behind. Sunny personalities and flower lovers across the land are surely rejoicing, but for Linux Girl, it's one more reason to hit the blogosphere's Broken Windows Lounge early. Penguins and heat...

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