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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Wii controller support
by WorknMan on Mon 24th Oct 2011 20:01 UTC
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I'm not sure if Android uses a Linux kernel from official sources or if they've forked off the 2.x branch, but would be cool to see the Wii controller supported added ;) Sure, it works if a particular game or emulator supports it and/or with a separate util, but would be cool to have it baked right in.

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