Linked by diegocg on Mon 24th Oct 2011 14:32 UTC
Linux Linux 3.1 has been released. The changes include support for the OpenRISC opensource CPU, performance improvements to the writeback throttling, some speedups in the slab allocator, a new iSCSI implementation, support for Near-Field Communication chips used to enable mobile payments, bad block management in the generic software RAID layer, a new "cpupowerutils" userspace utility for power management, filesystem barriers enabled by default in Ext3, Wii Controller support and new drivers and many small improvements. Here's the full changelog.
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by dc.ricardo on Mon 24th Oct 2011 15:04 UTC
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Great! I think it's incredible how Linux has grown and how it still keep aligned with the lastest technologies. How sweet is to use and live with it.

The new features seems to dignify the major version number.

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