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  • 24.Mar.09
    Linux Kernel 2.6.29 released news | rafacas | (0)
    Via Slashdot I have found out that Linus Torvalds has just released the Linux 2.6.29 kernel. There is a temporary change of logo to Tuz, a Tasmanian Devil, wich is an endangered species. Besides the logo, some of the new important features are: Support for kernel mode-setting on Intel hardware. "Mode setting" is for setting up things like screen resolution and depth mode, in other words, configuring whatever is necessary on the graphics card for displaying things on the screen. Btrfs: is the next-generation Linux filesystem, developed from scratch following the design principles of filesystems like ZFS, WAFL, etc. Squashfs: is a highly compressed ...