Linux Kernel Podcast
A periodic summary of Linux Kernel Development







January 2017
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Linux 4.12 final is released, the 4.13 merge window opens, and various
assorted ongoing kernel development is described in detail

Direct download: 20170707.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:53am EST

Linux 4.12-rc1 (including a full summary of the 4.12 merge window), Linux 4.11 final is released, saving TLB flushes, various ongoing development, and a bunch of announcements

Direct download: 20170514.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:11am EST

Linux 4.11-rc8, updating cross compilers, Intel 5-level paging, v3 namespaced file capabilities, and ongoing development

Direct download: 20170427.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:34am EST

Linus Torvalds announces Linux 4.11-rc7, a kernel security update bonanza, the end of Kconfig maintenance, automatic NUMA balancing, movable memory, a bug in synchronize_rcu_tasks, and ongoing development. The Linux 4.12 merge window should open before next week.

Direct download: 20170419.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:20am EST

Linus Torvalds announces Linux 4.11-rc6, Intel Memory Bandwidth Allocation (MBA), Coherent Device Memory (CDM), Paravirtualized Remote TLB Flushing,kernel lockdown, the latest on Intel 5-level paging, and other assorted ongoing development activities

Direct download: 20170411.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:49am EST

Linus Torvalds announces Linux 4.11-rc5, Donald Drumpf drains the maintainer swamp in April, Intel FPGA Device Drivers, FPU state cacheing, /dev/mem access crashing machines, and assorted ongoing development

Direct download: 20170404v2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:14am EST

Linus Torvalds announces Linux 4.11-rc4, early debug with USB3 earlycon, upcoming support for USB-C in 4.12, and ongoing development including various work on boot time speed ups, logging, futexes, and IOMMUs

Direct download: 20170328v2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:01pm EST

Linus Torvalds announces Linux 4.11-rc3, this week's exciting installment of "5-level paging weekly", the 2038 doomsday compliance "statx" systemcall, and heterogenous memory management. Also a summary of all ongoing active kernel development toward 4.12 onwards

Direct download: 20170321.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:43am EST

Linus Torvalds announces Linux 4.11-rc2 (including pre-enablement for Intel 5-level paging), VMA based swap readahead, and ongoing development ahead of the next cycle.

Direct download: 20170313.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:04am EST

Linus Torvalds announces Linux 4.11-rc1, rants about folks not correctly leveraging linux-next, the remainder of this cycle's merge window pulls, and announcements concerning end of life for some features.

Direct download: 20170306.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:45pm EST

The merge window for kernel 4.11 is open and patches are flying into Linus's inbox, fixing NUMA node determination at runtime, Virtual Machine Aware Caches, Advisory Memory Allocations, and a non-fixed TASK_SIZE to bring excitement to your life.

Direct download: 20170228.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:52am EST

In this week’s edition: Linus Torvalds announces Linux 4.10, Alan Tull updates his FPGA manager framework, and Intel’s latest 5-level paging patch series is posted for review. We will have this, and a summary of ongoing development in the first of the newly revived Linux Kernel Podcast.

Direct download: 20170220.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:16pm EST