Linked by diegocg on Thu 7th Nov 2013 22:19 UTC
Linux Linux kernel 3.12 has been released. This release includes support for offline deduplication in Btrfs, automatic GPU switching in laptops with dual GPUs, a performance boost for AMD Radeon graphics, better RAID-5 multicore performance, improved handling of out-of-memory situations, improvements to the timerless multitasking mode, separate modesetting and rendering device nodes in the graphics DRM layer, improved locking performance for virtualized guests, XFS directory recursion scalability improvements, new drivers and many small improvements. Here's the full list of changes.
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RE: btrfs
by ddc_ on Sat 9th Nov 2013 23:46 UTC in reply to "btrfs"
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Fedora provides it in installer, though not as default AFAIR. But they enjoy thinking of themselves as of bleeding edge, so their example may not be indicative. Arch still doesn't provide boot time fsck for btrfs (there is a package in AUR, but that is unofficial anyway). Given that is rolling release and pretty much targetted at "powerusers", this should be indicative.

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