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Friday June 7, 2024. 03:17 PM
BPF was first generalized beyond packet filtering more than a decade ago. In that time, it has changed a lot, becoming much more capable. Alexei Starovoitov kicked off the second day of the BPF track at the 2024 Linux Storage, Filesystem, Memory Management, and BPF Summit...
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Security updates have been issued by Mageia (libtiff), Oracle (cockpit, glibc, kernel, less, libxml2, linux-kernel, and tomcat), Red Hat (java-1.8.0-ibm, nghttp2, and ruby:3.3), Slackware (php), SUSE (go1.21, go1.22, and python-docker), and Ubuntu (aom and libvpx).
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Thursday June 6, 2024. 06:05 PM
The kernel's user-space ABI does not lack for ring buffers; they have been defined for subsystems like BPF, io_uring, perf, and tracing, for example. Naturally, each of those ring buffers is unique, with no common interface between them. The natural response to this ABI...
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Security updates have been issued by AlmaLinux (cockpit, kernel, kernel-rt, libxml2, ruby:3.1, and tomcat), Debian (libarchive, pillow, and tinyproxy), Fedora (apptainer), Mageia (amavisd-new and libxml2), Oracle (edk2), Red Hat (booth, cockpit, kernel-rt, less, libxml2,...
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The LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 6, 2024 is available.
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Wednesday June 5, 2024. 10:22 PM
There are two types of file I/O on Linux, buffered I/O, which goes through the page cache, and direct I/O, which goes directly to the storage device. The performance of buffered I/O was reported to be a lot worse than direct I/O, especially for one specific test, in Luis...
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Version 2024.2 of the Kali Linux penetration testing distribution has been released. This release includes an update to GNOME 46, a high-resolution (HiDPI) mode for Xfce, as well as a number of new packages such as the AutoRecon network reconnaissance tool, pspy command-line ...
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Version 14.1 of FreeBSD has been released. This is the second release of the 14.x stable branch. Highlights of this release include upgrades to OpenZFS 2.2.4, Clang/LLVM 18.1.5, and OpenSSH 9.7p1. FreeBSD 14.1 also features cloud-init support, sound subsystem improvements,...
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Many years ago, the PostgreSQL project started holding regular CommitFests to help tackle the work of reviewing and committing patches in a more organized fashion. That has served the project well, but some in the project are concerned that CommitFests are no longer meeting...
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The GFP_NOFS flag is meant for kernel memory allocations that should not cause a call into the filesystems to reclaim memory because there are already locks held that can potentially cause a deadlock. The 'scoped allocation' API is a better choice for filesystems to indicate ...
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Drew DeVault has published an update about the state of the SourceHut software development platform and its plans for the coming months. This is the first update since the January post-mortem following a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that resulted in a...
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Alan Jowett returned for a second remote presentation at the 2024 Linux Storage, Filesystem, Memory Management, and BPF Summit to compare the performance of different BPF runtimes. He showed the results of the MIT-licensed BPF microbenchmark suite he has been working on....
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Security updates have been issued by Fedora (deepin-qt5integration, deepin-qt5platform-plugins, dotnet8.0, dwayland, fcitx-qt5, fcitx5-qt, gammaray, kddockwidgets, keepassxc, kf5-akonadi-server, kf5-frameworkintegration, kf5-kwayland, plasma-integration, python-qt5,...
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Tuesday June 4, 2024. 10:00 PM
We have just received the sad news that longtime core BSD developer Mike Karels has died; he will certainly be missed.
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Version 6.2 of the Incus container-management system is out. 'This release contains the second wave of changes contributed by students of the University of Texas at Austin and a few other features and improvements.' The features include a new incus top command, a new API for...
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In the recent discussion on commenting at LWN, several readers asked for the ability to hide subthreads of a long comment stream. That feature has just been added; it is also integrated with the three comment-display modes and with comment filtering, removing the need for...
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The saga of the i_version field for inodes, which tracks the occurrence of changes to the data or metadata of a file, continued in a discussion at the 2024 Linux Storage, Filesystem, Memory Management, and BPF Summit. In a session led by Jeff Layton, who has been doing a lot ...
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There are few topics as arcane as memory models, so it was a pleasant surprise when the double-length session on the BPF memory model at the Linux Storage, Filesystem, Memory Management, and BPF Summit turned out to be understandable. Paul McKenney led the session, although...
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Security updates have been issued by Mageia (chromium-browser-stable, git, libreoffice, microcode, python-requests, webkit2, and wireshark), Oracle (container-tools:ol8, glibc, go-toolset:ol8, idm:DL1 and idm:client, less, python39:3.9 and python39-devel:3.9, ruby:3.0, and...
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Tuesday May 7, 2024. 05:50 PM
The systemd project is preparing for a new release. Version 256-rc1 was released on April 25 with a large number of changes and new features. Most of the changes relate to security, easier configuration, unprivileged access to system resources, or all three of these. Users...
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