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It's Time to Upgrade to Linux 4.7.1

If you are currently using Linux version 4.6 series, then the Lead Maintainer has a message for you.

It’s time to upgrade.

Greg Kroah-Hartman on Tuesday…

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Page Allocation in the Linux Kernel - Part 2: First Allocation Attempt

This is a follow-up to part 1 on the events in __alloc_pages_nodemask().

In the first allocation attempt, __alloc_pages_nodemask() calls get_page_from_freelist().

Function header:

static struct page *get_page_from_freelist(gfp_t gfp_mask, nodemask_t *nodemask, unsigned int order, struct zonelist *zonelist, int high_zoneidx, int alloc_flags, struct zone *preferred_zone, int migratetype) 631 more words

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Page Allocation in the Linux Kernel - Part 1: Bird's eye view

Sorry about the boring caption :P This post gives an overview of memory allocation in the kernel (as of version 4.7).

All page allocations are handled by… 388 more words

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Linux Kernel 4.7 Is Out : Here Are The New Features

After around two months work on the new version of Linux Kernel, the new version Linux kernel 4.7 his now here. The Linux creator Linus Torvalds himself announced the release of Linux kernel 4.7 for all Linux-based OS, he talked about a “slight delay due to his travels” in releasing the new version and also told the big changes in Linux Kernel 4.7. 359 more words


Linux Kernel 4.7 Update for openSUSE

Пару дней назад вышло ядро 4.7. В связи с этим наш репозиторий Tumbleweed в скором будущем будет обновлен. Для тех же, кому по той или иной причине нужны самые свежие версии ядер, собраные для openSUSE (не только Tumbleweed), существует специальный … 427 more words

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The whatsit page

I realized if I have to write more about my work, I’ll have to throw around a lot of jargon and it’s not really fun if you haven’t yet had proper introduction to memory management terms or it’s been a while and you have trouble recollecting them. 796 more words

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