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Stable Kernel Updates

Greg Kroah-Hartman has released three stable kernels; 3.17.3, 3.14.24, and 3.10.60. All of them contain lots of important fixes throughout the tree.

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diff -u: What's New in Kernel Development

Hardware errors are tough to code for. In some cases, they're impossible to code for. A particular brand of hardware error is the Machine-Check Exception (MCE), which means a CPU has a problem. On Windows systems, it's one of the causes of the Blue Screen of Death. more>>...

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New Kernel Live Patching Combines kGraft & Kpatch

Back in February SUSE unveiled a new means of live Linux kernel patching, kGraft, compared to the existing Ksplice. One month later, Red Hat unveiled their own solution that happened to be under development at the same time, Kpatch. Since both of them have been out, both have pursued mainline...

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Kernel prepatch 3.18-rc3

The third 3.18 prepatch is out there for testing. Linus complained that things aren't slowing down as he would like, but doesn't seem too worried.

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Systemd Gets PPPoE Support

The latest library added to systemd is for the Point-to-point protocol over Ethernet...

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