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10 September 2009, 07:33

Linux Kernel 2.6.31 released

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Kernel Log Penguin As announced on the LKML mailing list at just past 11pm yesterday, Linus Torvalds has released Linux 2.6.31. The new kernel incorporates thousands of improvements on its predecessor, including support for USB 3.0, drivers for Creative's Sound Blaster X-Fi cards and improvements to the Ext4 and Btrfs file systems. There is also improved KMS support for flicker free graphics, enhanced performance tracking and memory leak detection.

For a detailed overview of the changes and updates, The H presents "The Next Round: The new features of Linux 2.6.31" which brings together The H's "Coming in 2.6.31" series, breaks down the major changes in this release, gives the statistics behind the changes and looks at what's in store for the next version of the Linux Kernel, 2.6.32.


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