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NVIDIA's PRIME Helpers Are Ready For Linux 3.9

Aside from a lot of other exciting DRM driver happenings for the Linux 3.9 kernel, it looks like the DRM "PRIME Helpers" that were conceived by NVIDIA to help them support DMA_BUF in their binary driver will be merged...

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D-Bus is Coming to the Linux Kernel

The kernel developers are planning a kernel-based implementation of the D-Bus protocol, which will offer faster communication between system processes and between applications.

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Features Coming In for the Linux 3.9 Kernel

While the Linux 3.8 kernel hasn't even been released yet, several of the noteworthy features slated to be merged for the Linux 3.9 kernel are already known.

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The Linux Kernel Console Is Being Killed Off

David Herrmann has provided an update on his ambitious initiative to kill off the Linux kernel console. Herrmann has long been working on making the Linux kernel CONFIG_VT option unnecessary for providing a Linux console by punting it off to user-space. 

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RAID 5/6 code merged into Btrfs

At long last, the code implementing RAID 5 and 6 has been merged into an experimental branch in the Btrfs repository; this is an important step toward its eventual arrival in the mainline kernel. The initial benchmark results look good, but there are a few issues yet to be ironed out.

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