Linked by diegocg on Sun 22nd Jul 2012 19:09 UTC
Linux Linux kernel 3.5 has been released. New features include support for metadata checksums in Ext4, userspace probes for performance profiling with systemtap/perf, a simple sandboxing mechanism that can filter syscalls, a new network queue management algorithm designed to fight bufferbloat, support for checkpointing and restoring TCP connections, support for TCP Early Retransmit (RFC 5827), support for android-style opportunistic suspend, btrfs I/O failure statistics, and SCSI over Firewire and USB. Here's the full list of changes.
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RE[3]: Wake Locks
by Valhalla on Mon 23rd Jul 2012 06:22 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Wake Locks"
Valhalla
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2006-01-24

Perhaps this article sheds some light on it:

https://lwn.net/Articles/479841/

Also, here is technical background on the 'suspend blocker' controversy: (very technical, kernel dev-style)

https://lwn.net/images/pdf/suspend_blockers.pdf

edit: nvm the second one, it's what you linked to in the first post

Edited 2012-07-23 06:24 UTC

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