Linked by diegocg on Tue 17th Jun 2014 19:18 UTC
Linux

Linux kernel 3.15 has been released. This release resumes much faster in systems with hard disks, it adds support for cross-renaming two files atomically, it adds new fallocate(2) modes that allow to remove the range of a file or set it to zero, it adds a new file locking API, the memory management adapts better to working set size changes, it improves FUSE write performance, it adds support for the LZ4 algorithm in the zram memory compressor, it allows to load 64-bit kernels from 32-bit EFI firmware, it adds support for x86 AVX-512 vector instructions; it also adds new drivers; and many other small improvements. Here's the full list of changes.

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RE[2]: 3.15 Big FUSS
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Wed 18th Jun 2014 21:54 UTC in reply to "RE: 3.15 Big FUSS"
Bill Shooter of Bul
Member since:
2006-07-14

I'm not sure I understood his post either. 180 watts wouldn't make sense with all of that. I'm guessing he was actually talking about a laptop or something.

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RE[3]: 3.15 Big FUSS
by p13. on Thu 19th Jun 2014 11:24 in reply to "RE[2]: 3.15 Big FUSS"
p13. Member since:
2005-07-10

Yes, it's a laptop. well ... barely

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RE[4]: 3.15 Big FUSS
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 19th Jun 2014 15:49 in reply to "RE[3]: 3.15 Big FUSS"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

http://www.techpowerup.com/img/13-09-17/EUROCOM_Panther_5SE_02.jpg


Holy crap, that thing is a beast. I'm guessing he was talking about everything in a virtual environment.

Edited 2014-06-19 15:51 UTC

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