Linux 2.6.29 Kernel Released; Hello KMS and Btrfs!
Phoronix: Linux 2.6.29 Kernel Released; Hello KMS and Btrfs!
With much anticipation, the Linux 2.6.29 kernel was released just moments ago by Linus Torvalds. Besides introducing an interim logo to stand-in for Tux, the Linux 2.6.29 kernel most notably introduces support for kernel mode-setting on Intel hardware...
Btrfs is incredibly slow; I'll wait for IBM to GPL ZFS
All the work going into Btrfs is wasted if IBM takes over Sun and GPLs ZFS. As it stands, Btrfs is incredibly slow, especially for desktop and game-related tasks that deal with small files.
I hope IBM gets to GPL-ing ZFS quickly so as to avoid any further duplication of work.