MacMusic  |  PcMusic  |  440 Software  |  440 Forums  |  440TV  |  Zicos
kernel
Search

PC / Tech. > LWN.net

Tuesday December 18, 2018. 04:48 PM
Security updates have been issued by Debian (libapache-mod-jk and sleuthkit), Fedora (kernel, kernel-headers, mbedtls, php, php-symfony, php-symfony3, php-symfony4, and wireshark), openSUSE (pdns, pdns-recursor, and salt), Oracle (firefox and ghostscript), Red Hat (ansible,...
    0
Greg Kroah-Hartman has released stable kernel 4.4.168. As usual, there are important fixes and users should upgrade.
    0
Monday December 17, 2018. 06:41 PM
Gustavo Padovan notes an important milestone in Linux graphics development: 'The dream finally came true in 2018 with the release of the Google Pixel 3, the first Android phone running with the mainline graphics stack. A feat that was deemed impossible 10 years ago is now a...
    0
Stable kernel 3.18.130 has been released with important fixes; users should upgrade.
    1
Security updates have been issued by Debian (php5, poppler, and samba), Fedora (firefox, mbedtls, nbdkit, pdns-recursor, php, php-symfony, php-symfony3, and php-symfony4), Gentoo (CouchDB, scala, and spamassassin), Mageia (firefox, libwpd, nss, and thunderbird), openSUSE...
    0
Linus has released 4.20-rc7, saying: 'The plan remains the same: if everything continues normally, I'll release 4.20 just before christmas, and then just have a more leisurely merge window than normal.' On the stable side, 4.19.10, 4.14.89, and 4.9.146 are out with a new...
    0
Friday December 14, 2018. 11:27 PM
Indirect function calls — calls to a function whose address is stored in a pointer variable — have never been blindingly fast, but the Spectre hardware vulnerabilities have made things far worse. The indirect branch predictor used to speed up indirect calls in the CPU...
    0
Security updates have been issued by CentOS (ghostscript, git, java-1.7.0-openjdk, java-11-openjdk, kernel, NetworkManager, python-paramiko, ruby, sos-collector, thunderbird, and xorg-x11-server), Debian (gcc-4.9), and SUSE (amanda, ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs, and tiff).
    0
Thursday December 13, 2018. 06:23 PM
The Linux kernel is generally seen as a poor fit for safety-critical systems; it was never designed to provide realtime response guarantees or to be certifiable for such uses. But the systems that can be used in such settings lack the features needed to support complex...
    0
Greg Kroah-Hartman has released stable kernels 4.19.9, 4.14.88, 4.9.145, 4.4.167, and 3.18.129. They all contain important fixes and users should upgrade.
    0
Security updates have been issued by Debian (firefox-esr), Fedora (singularity), openSUSE (compat-openssl098, cups, firefox, mozilla-nss, and xen), and SUSE (cups, exiv2, ghostscript, and git).
    0
The LWN.net Weekly Edition for December 13, 2018 is available.
    0
Wednesday December 12, 2018. 05:55 PM
In the RDMA microconference of the 2018 Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC), John Hubbard, Dan Williams, and Matthew Wilcox led a discussion on the problems surrounding get_user_pages() (and friends) and the interaction with DMA. It is not the first time the topic has come up,...
    1
The x32 subarchitecture is a software variant of x86-64; it runs the processor in the 64-bit mode, but uses 32-bit pointers and arithmetic. The idea is to get the advantages of x86-64 without the extra memory usage that goes along with it. It seems, though, that x32 is not...
    0
Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (chromium, firefox, lib32-openssl, lib32-openssl-1.0, openssl, openssl-1.0, texlive-bin, and wireshark-cli), Fedora (perl), openSUSE (pdns), Oracle (kernel), Red Hat (kernel), Slackware (mozilla), SUSE (kernel, postgresql10,...
    0
Git 2.20.0 is out. Changes include interdiff generation support in git format-patch, an improved ability to cope with corrupted patches in git am, a number of performance and usability improvements, and more.
    0
Tuesday December 11, 2018. 08:49 PM
The Mozilla Blog takes a look at the Contextual Feature Recommender (CFR) in Firefox 64. 'Aimed at people who are looking to get more out of their online experience or ways to level up. CFR is a system that proactively recommends Firefox features and add-ons based on how you ...
    1
Git does not handle large files very well. While there is work underway to handle large repositories through the commit graph work, Git's internal design has remained surprisingly constant throughout its history, which means that storing large files into Git comes with a...
    0
Security updates have been issued by Debian (php7.0), Fedora (keepalived, kernel, kernel-headers, kernel-tools, mingw-uriparser, and uriparser), openSUSE (pdns-recursor), Oracle (kernel), SUSE (compat-openssl098, glibc, java-1_8_0-ibm, kernel, opensc, python, python-base,...
    0
There are a lot of claims regarding the relative security of containers versus virtual machines (VMs), but there has been little in the way of actually trying to measure those differences. James Bottomley gave a talk in the refereed track of the 2018 Linux Plumbers...
    0
News copyright owned by their original publishers | Copyright © 2004 - 2019 Zicos / 440Network
Current Date
Mar, Thu 21 - 05:24 CET