News Category: Linux Kernel
The Linux Foundation | February 24, 2010
Linux Kernel 2.6.33 released today. More at http://www.kernel.org/
The Register | February 24, 2010
How much would it cost the European Union to cobble together the Linux kernel from scratch?… Read more at The Register
The H | February 24, 2010
In future, fdisk will arrange partitions in such a way that the new hard disks with 4-KByte sectors can achieve optimum performance. The developers of Realtime Linux have released new kernel versions, and the completion of 18.104.22.168 and 2.6.33 is also approaching Read more at The H
LWN | February 23, 2010
The 22.214.171.124 stable kernel update is available. There are over 90 fixes in this update, quite a few of which are security-related. Subscribers can refer to our detailed summary for more information on the changes in this release. Read more at LWN
Phoronix | February 19, 2010
Last month we published benchmarks of EXT4 comparing this file-system's performance when it was first marked stable in the mainline kernel and then where it is at now in the Linux kernel while testing every major release in between. This article was followed up by a Btrfs versus EXT4 comparison...
The H | February 19, 2010
A Canonical developer is working to get the AppArmor security framework integrated into the official Linux kernel... Read more at The H
Phoronix | February 18, 2010
The decision to stick with the Linux 2.6.32 kernel rather than the soon to be released Linux 2.6.33 kernel for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS that will be released in April is leading to a few more headaches for those involved with packing X.Org and the graphics components for the Lucid Lynx release....
LWN | February 17, 2010
The much-anticipated split between the Fedora "Rawhide" development repository and the stabilizing Fedora 13 repository has happened at last. That means that people continuing to follow Rawhide should fasten their seat belts and update their backups in anticipation of a flood of packages...
The H | February 17, 2010
Enhancements to the ALSA code for HD audio codecs, a V4L/DVB driver for the Mantis TV chip, drivers for MSI laptops and drivers for newer AMD CPUs are just some of the improvements to Linux hardware support. Android drivers have now been escorted from the staging area, while Ramzswap (formerly...
LWN | February 17, 2010
We now have almost five years of kernel development history in the git repository; this history can yield interesting information to those who look. In this article, your editor digs into the repository to look at our oldest code - how much of the kernel remains from the initial git commit...