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