Linked by diegocg on Mon 21st May 2012 19:10 UTC
Linux Linux kernel 3.4 has been released. New features include several Btrfs updates: support of metadata blocks bigger than 4KB, much improved metadata performance, better error handling and better recovery tools; there is also a new X32 ABI which allows to run programs in 64 bit mode with 32 bit pointers; several updates to the GPU drivers: early modesetting of Nvidia Geforce 600 'Kepler', support of AMD RadeonHD 7xxx and AMD Trinity APU series, and support of Intel Medfield graphics; support of x86 cpu driver autoprobing, two new device-mapper targets, several perf improvements such as GTK2 report GUI and a new 'Yama' security module. Here's the full list of changes.
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RE: Awesome
by tidux on Tue 22nd May 2012 00:37 UTC in reply to "Awesome"
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2011-08-13

BtrFS doesn't have a production quality fsck yet, so it'd be playing russian roulette with your data. Hopefully that'll be there by 3.5.

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