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The 3.12 Kernel is Out

Linus has released the 3.12 kernel. "I was vacillating whether to do an rc8 or just cut the final 3.12, but since the biggest reason to *not* do a final release was not so much the state of the code, as simply the fact that I'll be traveling with very bad internet connection next week, I didn't really want to delay the release." Some of the main features in this release include improvements to the dynamic tick code,...

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Kernel Prepatch 3.12-rc7

The 3.12-rc7 prepatch is out. Linus says: "The KS week is over, and thus the seventh - and likely the last - rc for 3.12 is out, and I'm back on the normal Sunday schedule." He also warned that upcoming travel is likely to tur the 3.13 merge window into...

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Linux 3.12-rc7 Released; Final Version Likely In One Week

The seventh -- and likely last -- release candidate for the Linux 3.12 kernel is now available. While late in the release cycle, there's been an uptick in new patches merged this week...

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[$] A Look at the 3.12 Development Cycle

As of this writing, the 3.12-rc6 prepatch has been released, Linus seems happy with the state of the kernel, and, in general, there are few reports of problems on the mailing lists. If things continue to stabilize, the 3.12 cycle might be a short one, even by recent standards. So,...

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Armada DRM Driver Called In For Linux 3.13 Kernel

The Armada DRM display driver for Marvell "Dove" devices is being queued up for hopeful inclusion into the Linux 3.13 kernel...

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