Completely Fair Scheduler Analyzed

Jan 17, 2008

Avinesh Kumar, an IBM developer has taken a close look at the Completely Fair Scheduler (CFS) introduced with kernel 2.6.23, comparing it with other schedulers. In the conclusion to the analysis, Kumar discusses changes in the future kernel 2.6.24 scheduler.

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Damn Small Linux 4.2 Polishes its Visuals

Dec 18, 2007

Version 4.2 of the miniscule (50MB) DSL (Damn Small Linux) distribution has just been released.

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Ted Ts'o Joins Linux Foundation

Dec 05, 2007

US kernel developer Theodore Ts'o will be joining the Linux Foundation for the next two years as Chief Platform Strategist.

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Security Bugs in Kernel and Rsync

Nov 30, 2007

Security researchers at Secunia have reported two security bugs in the Rsync synchronization tool and one in the current Linux kernel.

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Cover Intro: Kernel Tricks Promising projects from the Linux kernel community

Nov 28, 2007

Developers are constantly looking for new ways to interact with the versatile Linux kernel. We study some innovative projects leading deep into kernel space.

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Linus Torvalds on the Near Future of the Linux Kernel

Nov 27, 2007

Talking in an interview with InformationWeek Linus Torvalds revealed what features and functions we can look forward to from the Linux kernel in the near future, what direction development will take, and what his views are on the continual accusations by Microsoft.

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Blogger Accuses Asus of Infringing GPL with Eee PC

Nov 26, 2007

Cliff Biffle, a US blogger, accuses Asus of infringements against the GPL with the software on ist Eee PC.

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Kernel: New Maintainer for x86 Branch

Oct 25, 2007

Back at the Kernel Summit in September Andi Kleen announced that he would no longer be maintaining the i386 and x86_64 branches if they were merged in the new x86 branch. A new patch shows that Kleen has kept his promise.

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