Kernel

It's a no to ZFS in the Linux kernel from me, says Torvalds, points finger of blame at Oracle licensing

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/13/zfs_linux/

2 weeks ago

What's that coming over the hill? Is it a lawyer? It's Larry's lawyers

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Linux in 2020: 27.8 million lines of code in the kernel, 1.3 million in systemd

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/06/linux_2020_kernel_systemd_code/

3 weeks ago

Systemd? It's the proper technical solution, says kernel maintainer

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Linux in 2020: 27.8 million lines of code in the kernel, 1.3 million in whole system

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/06/linux_2020_278_million_lines_of_code_in_the_kernel_13_million_in_systemd/

3 weeks ago

Systemd? It's the proper technical solution, says kernel maintainer

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Managing the Linux kernel at AWS: 'A large team of security experts' dealing with fallout from Spectre, Meltdown flaws

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/10/linux_kernel_aws/

2 months ago

OS director on staying safe and advantages of Amazon's Nitro hypervisor

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Don't miss this patch: Bad Intel drivers give hackers a backdoor to the Windows kernel

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/12/bad_intel_drivers_eclypsium/

2 months ago

Alarm raised over more holes in third-party low-level code

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 adds live Linux kernel patching

https://www.zdnet.com/article/red-hat-enterprise-linux-8-1-adds-live-linux-kernel-patching/

3 months ago

The first minor update of RHEL 8.1 adds some major new features.

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Linux kernel is getting more reliable, says Linus Torvalds. Plus: What do you need to do to be him?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/30/linux_kernel_is_getting_more_reliable_says_linus_torvalds/

3 months ago

Chief Linux maintainer job is all about reading many, many, many emails, and 'saying no'

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Running on Intel? If you want security, disable hyper-threading, says Linux kernel maintainer

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/29/intel_disable_hyper_threading_linux_kernel_maintainer/

3 months ago

Speculative execution bugs will be with us for a very long time

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Linux 5.3 kernel bundles new, cuddlier, swear-free Torvalds with AMD Radeon Navi graphics support

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/16/linux_5_3_kernel_arrives/

4 months ago

Guv'nor explains regression again, without the expletives

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