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03 May 2012, 15:36

Kernel Log Penguin Linux Kernel 3.4 Tracking

Linux 3.4 has now been released. For details, read "What's new in Linux 3.4".

Previous coverage of the development of Linux 3.4 is listed below:

  • Kernel Log: Coming in 3.4 (Part 1) - Infrastructure
    The x32 ABI promises to make the advantages of x86-64 CPUs accessible while avoiding the overhead that comes with 64-bit code. Version 3.4 of the kernel will improve the power-saving capabilities of Xen. The new Yama module prevents processes from examining the memory of other processes.
  • Kernel Log: Coming in 3.4 (Part 3) - Graphics drivers
    Linux 3.4 includes a whole host of changes to drivers for AMD, Intel and NVIDIA graphics chips. The new kernel also contains a new USB DisplayLink driver and lays the foundations for better support for hybrid graphics technologies such as NVIDIA's Optimus.
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