Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 25th Dec 2008 07:50 UTC, submitted by diegocg
Linux Heise Open Source provides an extensive breakdown of the innovations present in the latest release of the Linux kernel, announced by Linus Torvalds. This version adds the first version of Ext4 as a stable filesystem, the much-anticipated GPU memory manager which will be the foundation of a renewed graphic stack, support for Ultra Wide Band (Wireless USB, UWB-IP), memory management scalability and performance improvements, a boot tracer, disk shock protection, the phonet network protocol, support of SSD discard requests, transparent proxy support, high-resolution poll()/select()... full Changelog here
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RE[7]: the list is impressive
by sbergman27 on Mon 29th Dec 2008 06:40 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: the list is impressive"
sbergman27
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2005-07-24

Oh please spare me the Linus vs Tannenbaum argument. Each kernel architecture when implemented properly works just fine. QNX is an great example of that.

Actually, I was thinking about Minix3:

http://lwn.net/Articles/220255/

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