Linux Kernel News Archives
Linux 4.13-rc6 Kernel Released

Linus Torvalds has made available the Linux 4.13-rc6 kernel release candidate with nearing this next stable kernel release in about two to three weeks time.

20 August 2017 - Linux 4.13-rc6 - Add A Comment
HMM Revised Its 25th Time, Seeking Inclusion In Linux 4.14

Jerome Glisse of Red Hat has published his 25th revision to the Heterogeneous Memory Management (HMM) patch series. HMM is about allowing a process address space to be mirrored and for system memory to be transparently used by any device process.

17 August 2017 - Heterogeneous Memory Management - 1 Comment
Facebook Looking To Add Zstd Support To The Linux Kernel, Btrfs

Zstd (also known as Zstandard) is a lossless data compression developed by Facebook that has been open-source since last year. This BSD-licensed compression algorithm aims to offer compression similar to zip/gzip but with faster speeds both for compression and decompression. Facebook developers are now looking at adding this support to the Linux kernel.

4 August 2017 - Zstd - 45 Comments
Linux 4.13-rc1 Kernel Released

Linus Torvalds has announced the end of the Linux 4.13 kernel merge window one day early and with that 4.13-rc1 is now available.

15 July 2017 - Linux 4.13 - 6 Comments
Changes That You Won't Find In Linux 4.13

The Linux 4.13 merge window is nearing the end and while there is a lot of new features/changes, there is some functionality that you won't find in this next version of the upstream Linux kernel.

14 July 2017 - Linux 4.13 - 19 Comments
The Changes So Far Of The Linux 4.13 Kernel

For those behind on their Phoronix reading or that of the Linux kernel mailing list, here's a look at all of the prominent changes and new features merged so far during the Linux 4.13 cycle.

11 July 2017 - Linux 4.13 - 1 Comment
Hotspot 1.0: Linux Perf Gets A GUI

Consulting firm KDAB has announced their newest research and development project, Hotspot. The Hotspot program is a Qt-powered GUI to the Linux perf subsystem.

6 July 2017 - Hotspot 1.0 - 2 Comments

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