News Category: Linux Kernel

Linux 2.6.33-rc2 - Merry Christmas...

Article Source LWNDecember 26, 2009, 4:41 pm ...or whatever it is you'll be celebrating today/tomorrow. And if you aren't celebrating anything at all, but instead sitting in your dark basement feeling lonely and bored, you can at least try out the latest -rc kernel. Because it's better than...
Read 0 Comments

Radeon HDMI Audio Set For Linux 2.6.33 Kernel

Article Source PhoronixDecember 16, 2009, 5:43 am The Direct Rendering Manager code in the Linux 2.6.33 kernel has received many improvements including the KMS page-flipping ioctl, DisplayPort monitor support for ATI KMS, R600/700 interrupts support, support for unreleased Intel IGPs, and...
Read 0 Comments

2.6.32 is Out! But a Word of Caution Around CFQ

Article Source Linux MagazineDecember 3, 2009, 3:38 pm New kernels are always exciting (in a good way). Lots of new features, fixes, and updates make it always exciting to build, install, and test, but please don’t do it on production systems. As part of the process of testing a new kernel...
Read 0 Comments

Linux 2.6.32 Released

This release _feels_ long overdue due to two empty weeks for me (kernel summit and thanksgiving week vacation), but it's actually less than three months since 2.6.31, so I guess it's actually not that far off the normal schedule. I've been merging a few things that were pending while I was offline...
Read 0 Comments

Linux Foundation's New TAB

Article Source Linux JournalNovember 23, 2009, 10:32 am There are many faces behind what goes on at the Linux Foundation: the officers and employees who run the day to day show, the Board of Directors who keep the ship on course, and of course, the volunteers who support, promote, and...
Read 0 Comments

Linux 2.6.32-rc8 Released

Ok, the way things are going, this will likely be the last -rc. I wish we had more people looking at the regression list, but at some point I'm just going to have to say "ok, enough is enough". I'm also going to be away for the Thanksgiving week (which is next week, for all you who live outside...
Read 0 Comments

Linux 2.6.32-rc7 Released

Another week, another rc. This time I held off the -rc for fear of an ugly-looking resume regression that Rafael had been looking at, but instead of being something nasty and fundamental, it turned out to be a trivial driver bug (where "trivial" here means "nasty and hard to figure out, but not...
Read 0 Comments

Reiser4 May Go For Mainline Inclusion In 2010

Article Source PhoronixNovember 10, 2009, 6:14 am The Reiser4 file-system has been around since 2004 but has not reached a point of being close to be included in the mainline Linux kernel, especially after the lead developer, Hans Reiser, was convicted of murdering his wife. Development of...
Read 0 Comments

Linux 2.6.32-rc6 Released

It's been over two weeks since -rc5, partly because of a very quiet week there due to lots of kernel people (including me) being in Tokyo for the annual kernel summit, but also partly because we had an annoying problem with ext4 filesystem corruption after unclean shutdowns. It turns out that the...
Read 0 Comments

Is An Open-Source Poulsbo Driver Coming?

Article Source PhoronixNovember 1, 2009, 4:06 pm Intel's Poulsbo Linux driver is a bloody mess. The Poulsbo chipset is known commercially as the GMA 500 that's found in many netbooks as of late, but it isn't actually an Intel design but the graphics processor design was licensed from PowerVR...
Read 0 Comments

Pages

Click Here!