Thanks to collaboration between Collabora and Google's Chrome OS team, Android is now able to interface with the mainline Linux graphics stack.
The latest DRM driver going atomic is VMware's vmwgfx driver used by VMware virtualized guests.
A new subsystem has been proposed for staging in the Linux 4.12 kernel.
Linus Torvalds has announced the Linux 4.11-rc4 kernel this evening.
ELKDAT is a new Linux kernel project to provide an easy kernel development and testing tool.
Coming in late to the Linux 4.11 kernel are support for a few more Corsair gaming peripherals.
The third weekly test release to the Linux 4.11 kernel is now available.
BUS1 remains in-development as an in-kernel IPC mechanism and the spiritual successor to the never-merged KDBUS.
If longtime open-source Linux graphics developer Jerome Glisse has his way, the long-awaited Heterogeneous Memory Management (HMM) support will be merged for the Linux 4.12 kernel.
Linaro developers are hoping to merge the generic TEE subsystem into the Linux 4.12 kernel this spring.
Linus Torvalds has issued the second weekly test update to the Linux 4.11 kernel.
Stephan Müller has announced the newest version of his patches for implementing a new /dev/random implementation he calls the Linux Random Number Generator, or LRNG for short.
Linus Torvalds has announced the first test release of the upcoming Linux 4.11 kernel.
Al Viro has called for the new statx system call to be added to the Linux 4.11 kernel.
One week after sending in the main power management and ACPI updates for the Linux 4.11 kernel, Rafael Wysocki has served up a second batch of feature updates for this next kernel version.
We are now through week one of two for the Linux 4.11 kernel merge window. I've already written a number of news posts this past week covering features I find interesting for Linux 4.11. If you are short on time and behind in your Phoronix reading, here's a quick overview of the material so far for this next major kernel bump.
While Linus Torvalds yesterday was criticizing the DRM code quality using colorful language and threatening not to accept the DRM changes for Linux 4.11, he ended up merging the code to mainline.
The TTY/serial patches were mailed in earlier this week by Greg KH for the Linux 4.11 kernel merge window. Normally this isn't a pull request with much interest from us as it's generally not too interesting, but this time around it introduces a new bus.
David Airlie submitted the main DRM driver updates for the Linux 4.11 kernel, but Linus Torvalds isn't happy about the code quality of a new addition and is considering not accepting the DRM changes for this next kernel release.
While hearing "ASPM" may still scare some of you from the Linux kernel power management woes of a few years ago, ASPM PCI-E L1 PM substate support is coming to Linux 4.11 to hopefully help with power savings for idle PCI Express devices.
Jerome Glisse and others have been working on the rather cool Heterogeneous Memory Management support for the Linux kernel going back several years. While Jerome hoped to see HMM merged for Linux 4.11, it will be sitting out at least one more cycle.
TinyDRM has been queued in DRM-Next for landing with the in-development Linux 4.11 kernel.
While DRM-Next hasn't even been submitted yet for the Linux 4.11 merge window, I ran some benchmarks today of an AMD Radeon RX 470 graphics card comparing Linux 4.10.0 to the current DRM-Next state.
Greg KH sent out his Linux 4.11 pull requests today for the different areas of the Linux kernel he maintains, including the staging area updates.
CVE-2017-6074 was made public today as a DCCP double-free vulnerability that could allow for kernel code execution from an unprivileged process.
Another pull request worth mentioning for the Linux 4.11 kernel is the media subsystem updates.
David Miller has mailed out the rather big set of updates to the networking subsystem for the Linux 4.11 kernel.
The XFS file-system updates have been submitted for the Linux 4.11 merge window.
The latest pull request worth mentioning for the Linux 4.11 merge window are the Xen virtualization feature updates.
The (U)EFI support continues to evolve within the Linux kernel and with the 4.11 release will be new and improved functionality.
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