News Category: Linux Kernel

Linux Kernel 2.6.33 Released

Linux Kernel 2.6.33 released today. More at http://www.kernel.org/
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Linux kernel R&D Worth Over 1B Euros

How much would it cost the European Union to cobble together the Linux kernel from scratch?… Read more at The Register
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Kernel Log: Linux and Hard Disks with 4-KByte Sectors

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 2.6.32.9 and 2.6.33 is also approaching   Read more at The H
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Stable Kernel 2.6.32.9

The 2.6.32.9 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
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EXT3, EXT4, Btrfs Ubuntu Netbook Benchmarks

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...
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New Attempt to Integrate AppArmor into Linux

A Canonical developer is working to get the AppArmor security framework integrated into the official Linux kernel...   Read more at The H
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Ubuntu 10.04 May Backport More Kernel DRM

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....
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Fedora 13 and Rawhide Diverge

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...
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Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.33 (Part 5) - Drivers

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...
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How Old is Our Kernel?

  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...
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