Linked by diegocg on Wed 5th Jan 2011 14:48 UTC
Linux Linux 2.6.37 has been released. This release includes several SMP scalability improvements for Ext4 and XFS, complete removal of the Big Kernel Lock, support for per-cgroup IO throttling, a network device based in the Ceph clustered filesystem, several Btrfs improvements, more efficient static probes, perf support to probe modules and listing of accesible local and global variables, image hibernation using LZO compression, PPP over IPv4 support, several networking microoptimizations and many other small changes, improvements and new drivers. You can read the full changelog as well.
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RE[2]: Thanks Kernel Developers!
by Lennie on Thu 6th Jan 2011 17:02 UTC in reply to "RE: Thanks Kernel Developers!"
Lennie
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OS X does not have to support as much software. And when you buy a windows laptop the laptop manufacturer installs it's "own" drivers to make it efficient.

So the Linux developers have a lot more work to do.

But if you are unhappy how much power your Linux-based system uses, I suggest running 'powertop'. It will help you with all of that.

Edited 2011-01-06 17:02 UTC

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