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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RE: Wii controller support
by dsmogor on Mon 24th Oct 2011 20:33 UTC in reply to "Wii controller support"
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I think they mentioned something about syncing with 3.0 during ICS keynote.
Besides, going full fork is not economically beneficial in the long term for them.

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