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[News] Deep Look at Linux 2.6.32 and Its Phenomenal Growth Rate

  • Subject: [News] Deep Look at Linux 2.6.32 and Its Phenomenal Growth Rate
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2009 16:34:15 +0000
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Getting to the Heart of the Linux Kernel

,----[ Quote ]
| Against that background, you almost begin to 
| feel sorry for Microsoft...
| This long interview with Kroah-Hartman is simply 
| the best introduction to the inner workings of 
| the kernel development team that I've read: 
| highly recommended. 


Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.32 (Part 4) - Drivers

,----[ Quote ]
| The forthcoming Linux version 2.6.32 comes with 
| numerous new and improved drivers â for instance 
| for the Hauppauge HVR 2200 and 2250, for some 
| ThinkPad notebooks by IBM/Lenovo, and for the 
| MSI Wind's fingerprint reader. The kernel 
| developers have incorporated Microsoft's Hyper-V 
| driver into the staging area.


Working DisplayPort Arrives For Radeon KMS

,----[ Quote ]
| David Airlie has announced on his blog that he 
| and Alex Deucher have finally got support for 
| DisplayPort-driven graphics cards and monitors 
| working with the open-source ATI Linux driver 
| stack.



Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.32 (Part 3) - Storage

,----[ Quote ]
| The kernel development team have enhanced
| various aspects of Btrfs, one effect of
| which is to significantly improve the
| experimental file system's write
| performance. A number of changes to the
| block layer promise better data throughputs
| and reactivity. There are also several new
| drivers for storage hardware.


Linux 2.6.32-rc8


Kernel 2.6.32 for Debian Squeeze

,----[ Quote ]
| The entire Debian kernel team assembled for a
| four day meeting at the annual Linux Plumbers
| Conference in Portland, Oregon, to set out the
| key features for the forthcoming version 6.0
| (codename Squeeze) of the open source Linux
| distribution. As long as kernel development is
| not delayed, the Debian development team plan
| to use version 2.6.32 for the first release of
| Squeeze.

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