If someone asked me “What is your favorite part of the Linux operating system?”, I would have to say the Linux kernel itself. And it’s much the same for Unix too. Having that source code of the kernel loaded up in Emacs ready
If you’re a bog standard Linux user who never even looks at kernel.org and just accepts whatever kernel your Linux distribution pushes down the repositories, that’s ok. You can probably ignore this news.
No rhyme or reason, just wanted a change says Linus Torvalds when commiting the next version of the Linux kernel from 2.6.40 directly to Linux 3.0. This is great news in a way as the 2.6 seemed an infinite series, which never was going to end.
There is much anticipation on the release of Kernel 2.6.38 in March-April as some new features for Storage Area Networks on LIO target frameworks are on offer. Interesting features such as kernel-side polling for device optimization are something most are waiting for gleefully. There are several changes including graphics upgrades, file systems with better cover […]
The Linux 2.6.38 was integrated with a wonder patch for minimizing Linux desktop response time and graphic drivers for Radeon HD 6000 graphic chips and economizing on power by the Graphic cores in Intel processors. Linux in a bid to overcome the negative impact of build on desktop interactivity for CFS users, issued a patch […]
Did you upgrade your computer to a 4 GB or more RAM? Do you have a 32bit system? If yes, then your machine may not show up total 4Go, in this case you need to use the Linux kernel compiled for PAE capable machines.
As you know, everytime there is an update for the kernel, the new kernel is installed while the old one is not automaticaly uninstalled, after several kernel updates you will find a large list of old kernels in the start grub menu . So if we got no problem with the new installed kernel, we […]