More Powerful than Ever: Kernel 2.6.23 Released

Oct 10, 2007

With numerous new drivers and functions and a whole bunch of improvements Linus Torvalds released the new 2.6.23 version of the Linux kernel in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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Torvalds: Investigating ACPI Problems

Sep 25, 2007

In a post on the Linux Kernel mailing list, Thomas Gleixner claims to have fixed ACPI suspend and resume problems. Linus Torvalds praised him for doing so, but also has his doubts.

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DKMS: Dell Improves Driver Installation

Sep 24, 2007

Version 2.0.17.4 DKMS (Dynamic Kernel Module Support), a framework that facilitates the installation of Linux drivers, has just been released. Besides bugfixes the new release includes a method for creating Debian driver packages.

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Faster and Leaner: Linux-tiny

Sep 21, 2007

The smallest kernel, put together thanks to a collection of patches by the Linux-tiny project, weighs in at just 197KB. After two years of inactivity, maintainers Michael Opdenacker and other developers are looking to breath new life into the project.

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A Gaggle of Schedulers in Kernel Development Battle

Sep 07, 2007

Really Fair - Really Simple, Really Fair - Really Unfair: three schedulers are the topic of current discussions on the kernel mailing list.

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Idea for a New Filesystem

Aug 23, 2007

Programmer Marc Perkel gave kernel developers something to think about with his proposal for a new filesystem.

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Linux Kernel Tax-Exempt

Aug 21, 2007

The IRS (Internal Revenue Service) has recognized the Linux Kernel project as a private operating foundation and exempted it from income tax.

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Kernel Development Weather Forecast

Aug 17, 2007

The Linux Foundation now offers a page with information on current and planned kernel development dubbed the "Linux Weather Forecast".

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