Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Feb 2013 12:08 UTC
Google "Google has opened a public kernel repository, marked as experimental, for the Linux 3.8 kernel. The kernel repo is built from the standard Linux kernel, with Android modifications added by the folks in Mountain View working on the Android project. The reason this is good news? 3.8 includes three important and interesting changes for mobile devices - support for open source NVIDIA Tegra and Samsung Exynos DRM drivers, support for the Flash-Friendly File-System, and a lower memory footprint - in some cases much lower. Having native support means less development time by Google or anyone else building the kernel for Android, and everyone loves more memory for apps instead of the system."
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RE: What about bufferbloat?
by hackbod on Fri 1st Mar 2013 07:22 UTC in reply to "What about bufferbloat?"
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- Byte Queue Limits - Introduced in 3.3

Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 are already running on 3.4 since they shipped last year.

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RE[2]: What about bufferbloat?
by pysiak on Fri 1st Mar 2013 14:12 in reply to "RE: What about bufferbloat?"
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Correct. However, Nexus 7 with Android 4.2.2 runs kernel 3.1 though. And if my memory serves me wrong, it's not 3.3+ anyway.

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